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Irving Pinansky Bar Mitzvah portrait, Portland, 1929

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Irving Pinansky Bar Mitzvah portrait, Portland, 1929

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This is the Bar Mitzvah portrait of Irving Murray Pinansky (1916-1939), who is sitting at front center. Sitting in the front with him are, at left, his grandmother Louisa (Rebbecca) Bernstein, and his mother, Anna Bernstein Pinansky.

At rear are his grandfather Berry R. Bernstein, his father Max Pinansky, his grandfather Louis Pinansky, and the rabbi in charge of the service.

Max Pinansky (1887-1951) was one of the first Jewish judges in Maine.

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  • Title: Irving Pinansky Bar Mitzvah portrait, Portland, 1929
  • Creation Date: 1929
  • Subject Date: 1929
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.14762
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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