The Jaffe/Seidel Family

Schmuel Seidel, my paternal grandfather's father. Probably in the late-1920s/early-1930s.

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The Jaffe family grocery store: Sara, my paternal grandmother, in the doorway with Uncle Izzy (husband of Aunt Anna Jaffe)). Date unknown, as is the name of the woman standing in front.

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The Seidel family visits Postavy, Julius's birthplace, in 2006.

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Schmuel Seidel, my paternal grandfather's father. Probably in the late-1920s/early-1930s.

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The Engelman/Needle Family

Meyer Engelman (1870-1938), my mother's maternal grandfather.

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Sarah (Goodman) Engelman (1874-1940), my mother's maternal grandmother.

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Passover, sometime in the 1950s. Jewish holidays were observed but adherence to Talmudic teachings was lax. At a family reunion in 2003, one cousin asked if anyone had Uncle Sam Miller's crab soup recipe.

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Meyer Engelman (1870-1938), my mother's maternal grandfather.

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