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The CBJ Oral History Project was launched in March 2020 to document and preserve the history of our congregation through the words of our longtime members.

Thank you to all the congregants who shared their memories, and to the committee members who organized the project and conducted the interviews collected here.

Mark & Gilah Abelson
Interview date: February 23, 2021

David Arfin
Interview date:  March 10, 2021

Yesh & Debbie Ballon
Interview date: January 28, 2022

Ulric Dennis
Interview date:  April 19, 2021

Michelle Faber (nee Aknin)
Interview date:  January 22, 2021

Warren Geller
Interview date: July 15, 2020

Joe & Suzanne Gruber
Interview date:  March 10, 2021

Sharon and Irwin Kasser
Interview date: August 23, 2021

Etty Korengold
Interview date:  August 2, 2020

Mark Landes
Interview date:  May 21, 2020

Jon & Diane Levinson
Interview date:  August 28, 2020

Margot Lobree
Interview date:  July 6, 2020

Linda Leven Rosen
Interview date:  August 7, 2020

Grace Rosenberg
Interview date:  November 14, 2020

Caryn Siegel
Interview date:  December 8, 2020

Janet Teman
Interview date:  March 16, 2021

Bernie & Joanne Arfin
Interview date:  May 27, 2021

Fran & Gary Aron
Interview date:  January 14, 2021

Marsha Lee and Norman Berkman
Interview Date: August 8, 2021

Reuben Donig
Interview date:  April 28, 2021

Herb Fischgrund
Interview date:  November 5, 2020

Ike & Jeanette Goodman
Interview date:  July 12, 2020

Margret Kanner
Interview date: November 13, 2020 (audio only)

Edi Kochavi
Interview Date: September 20, 2021 (audio only)

Lynn Kurn
Interview date:  June 25, 2020

Martha Leviant
Interview date: June 11, 2020 (audio only)

Carolyn & Norman Licht
Interview date:  November 4, 2020

Gayle Notowitz
Interview date:  October 16, 2020

Ilse Rosenbaum (z"l)
Interview date: November 19, 2020 (audio only)

Sarahann Shapiro
Interview date:  December 17, 2020

Norman Stone
Interview date:  November 22, 2020

Dorothy & Paul Wachter
Interview date:  November 23, 2020

Any questions or suggestions? Contact CBJhistoryproject@gmail.com, and a member of our committee will get back to you.

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