The Jaffe/Seidel Family

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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