The Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey will honor Marty Feitlowitz of West Orange at its annual fundraising dinner on May 17 at Barnert Temple in Franklin Lakes at 6:30 p.m.
Mr. Feitlowitz, the organization’s vice president, is an architect, historian, and preservationist; he is being honored for his contribution to the society in the establishment of its new home in Fair Lawn. The Jewish Federation of Greater Clifton and Passaic also will be honored for its generous support of the organization.
n 2012, Marty joined the Historical Society’s board. He was actively involved in locating, renovating, and furnishing the society’s new home. Recently he compiled a timeline of the Jewish community in North Jersey, illustrating the people, places, and events in its nearly 180-year history.
Proceeds from the evening will benefit the society. The mission of the Jewish Historical Society of North Jersey is to collect, preserve, and make available the documentary heritage of Jewish life and culture in Passaic, Bergen, and Hudson counties.
The society is open to visitors, scholars, researchers, and students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and on Fridays by appointment. It is at 17-10 River Road, Suite 3A, in Fair Lawn.
For information, call (201) 300-6590 or go to jhsnj.wordpress.com.