Anshei Sfard (Louisville, Ky.)

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Levitch discusses Anshei Sfard Synagogue, Adath Israel Temple, the Max Nathan Orphanage, the Young Men's Hebrew Association, the Brownstein Family, and various local organizations. Levitch is president of the Southern Liquor Company.
S. Arnold Lynch was born in 1915. His father, Jack, was born in Cincinnati in 1893. His mother was Lillian Morguelan Lynch. His paternal grandfather, David Lynch, was from a small town in the Ukraine, then Southern Russia, and fled to the United States from Russia. He had a butcher shop in St. Louis. In 1885 he sent for his childhood sweetheart, Sarah. On his mother's side, Rebecca Morguelan was from Kiev; her husband was Samuel. David and Sarah moved to Louisville in 1890. Lynch discusses the Fruit Market, East Jefferson Street, and a grocery at 18th and Gallagher. The family lived above the grocery. He was born at East Brook Street between Grey and Chestnut streets. He discusses civic work and his service with the Young Men's Hebrew Association. He also discusses Anshei Sfard, Adath Jeshurun (Brook and College), Preston and Fehr, and Kenneseth. He discusses bread lines during the Depression. He married Joan F. Greenstein, whose family owned "Bon Ton." His law partner was Grover G. Sales. He talks about his work as chair of the USO of the Jewish Welfare Board during WWII, Civil Rights in the 1950s, and the 1964 Civil Rights Act. He was chair of the Kentucky Civil Liberties Union in the 1960s.
The narrator discusses the Anshei Sfard congregation, the Jewish neighborhood around Seventh Street, the Kosher Home, and Hadassah.
Yudofsky and his parents came to the United States from Lithuania, settling in Louisville in 1925. Yudofsky discusses the origins of his business, Yudofsky Furriers, Inc.; Mr. and Mrs. Yudofsky discuss their activities in the local orthodox Jewish community, including congregation Anshei Sfard; the Vaad Hakashruth organization; the Jewish Day School; and the Hebrew Home.