Ethel & Irving Berkowitz OBM

The Ethel and Irving Berkowitz Gan Israel day camp was established by the Berkowitz family in loving memory of Ethel and Irving Berkowitz of blessed memory.

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Irving T. Berkowitz born Eastside, NYC 1892-1957. Graduated Towns & Harris High School NYC, attended City College NYC, President of Williamsburgh Y.M.H.A. V.P. Hercules Box Corp Brooklyn NY, V.P. Congregation Shaaray Tefilla Far Rockaway. Married Ethel Nirchstein 1926. Very charitable.

Ethel Nirchstein Berkowitz born Hartford, Connecticut 1900-1991. Graduated Connecticut College for Women, established U.S.O in 1942 for soldiers, President of Congregation Shaaray Tefilla SIsterhood, Co Chairperson of 1977 Congregation Shaaray Tefilla Building Comittee. Two children: Edward Berkowitz and Naomi Slifka. Outstanding speaker and orator, excellent writer, concert pianist.