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  THE BURAK-GNIAZDOWICZ WING 

Second Floor

 

The Gussie and Jerry Smolinsky Room

Gussie and Jerry's Wedding Day

7 November 1936

Mapleton Park Synagogue

Brooklyn, New York

 

Gussie, nee Gitel Gniazdowicz, was born in the Lomza region of Poland and immigrated to the United States in 1920 with her mother Sura Rywka. She grew up in the Bensonhurst area of Brooklyn with her parents and her sisters Pearl and Miriam.

 

She met and married Jerry Smolinsky in 1936. Jerry would open a very popular delicatessen on 65th Street in Brooklyn.

They had two children, Harvey and Barbara.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                       The Harry and Sarah Ness Room

 

 


 


 



 

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