Finding Jewish South Bend

Stories and excerpts from interviews conducted in the summer of 2021 highlighting former Jewish owned businesses and organizations around downtown South Bend.

Plus, mark your calendars for an outstanding film about a Goshen family's historic effort to save Jews in pre-war Germany.
Peter Firestein remembers working for Block Bros. Jewelers in downtown South Bend.
Nana Fromm remembers her family's business, Zonenberg's Kosher Food Market.
Ron Cohen describes being recruited by Crowe partner Mendel Piser in 1958.
Barb Asher remembers details of her family's business, include a radio jingle sure to get stuck in your head!
Sisters Cheri Schuster and Jody Freid share memories of a happy place to shop.
Gerry Lerman remembers walking to the Taylor Street Shul, and a special memory of "The Catch" from Rosh Hashanah 5715.
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