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Full text of "Elchanite (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.), 1968"

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PUBLISHED BY THE STUDENTS OF 
YESHIVA UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL 

1277 East, 14 Street 
Brooklyn.New York 11230 






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One of the biological processes of all living things is 
growth. An educational institution is, in its own way, 
also a living thing and, as such, it must also grow. It 
must mature and develop, and strive to reach its full 
potential. This past year, we were privileged to wit- 
ness a great stride forward in YU MSB's growth, a change 
of buildings. Although sadness and a sense of home- 
sickness for our old abode clouded our first days in the 
new building, it wasn't long before we became accli- 
mated and proceeded to make use of the more modern 
facilities and more spacious quarters to enrich our edu- 
cational experience. The old building will always have a 
niche in our hearts, but we must give equal space to the 
new one. 

Jesse Cogan 
Alfred Neugut 



table of contents 

THEME 2 

MESSAGE 8 

ADMINISTRATION 9 

DEDICATION 10 

FACULTY 11 

SENIORS 21 

HONORS 56 

DIARY 57 

ACTIVITIES 65 

Elchanite 66 

GO 68 

Arista 72 

Topics 74 

Bulletin 75 

Minor Publications 76 

Library 78 

Y.O.C 80 

High School Bowl 82 

Debating 84 

I.Y. 86 

Math Team 87 

Chess and Checkers 87 

Chagigot 88 

Squads 90 

SPORTS 91 

Yugars 92 

Swimming 96 

J.V. 98 

Minor Sports 99 

Intramurals 100 

LITERATURE 101 

SENIOR DIRECTORY 110 



Our first three years were spent in the little 
red schoolhouse at 2270 Church Avenue. In this 
building's halls we laid the foundations for our 
future educational, business, and professional 
endeavors. 




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school years and brought to a close the ado- 
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Rabbi Dr. Abraham N. Zuroff 
Principal. Supervisor i'UHS 



Dr. Samuel Belkin 

President 

YESHIVA UNIVERSITY 




This year, as promised for so long, YUHSB 
for Boys moved into new surroundings at 
Avenue M and East Fourteentii Street. 
Faced with all the problems of moving into 
new facilities, the administration ably met 
and solved them. Led by Rabbi Dr. Abra- 
ham N. Zuroff and Executive Director 
Samuel Levine, the administration has also 
continued to work diligently with students 
to find ways of incorporating modern-day 
beliefs into Yeshiva life. 



ADMINISTRATION 





Mr. Sheldon Socol 
Director 
Student Finances 




Mr. Charles Bendheim 
Chairman of the Board 
YUHS 



Mr. Samuel Levine 
Executive Director YUHS 



Jt.he faculty has devoted to us count- 
less hours of service. Through their 
efforts, our knowledge has grown 
in both the religious and secular 
fields. Under their guidance, we have 
assumed the responsibilities of true 
Torah u'Madah Jews. We, there- 
fore, dedicate the ELCHANITE 
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Rabbi Herbert Bomzer Rabbi Avrohom Cohen 






Rabbi Yaacov Dardac Rabbi Solomon Drillman Rabbi Wolf Durchin 



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Rabbi Joseph Epstein Rabbi Samuel Faivushevitz Rabbi Samuel Fink 




Rabbi Herman Frankel Rabbi Harold Kanatopsky Rabbi Aryeh Lerman 




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Rabbi Zelo Schussheim Rabbi Samuel Shmidman Rabbi Wilfred Wolfson 




Mr. Arthur Arluck 



Mr. Joseph Strum 
Chairman 
Administrative Assistant 





ENGLISH 



Stressing the ever-present need for communication, the 
linglish faculty of YUHSB strives to teach us the skill- 
ful use of both the written and the spoken word. The 
Hnglish staff attempts to enhance the student's knowl- 
edge in the fields of grammar, composition, and English 
and American literature. Through the four-year course, 
the student also gains valuable practice for such com- 
petitive exams as the College Boards and Achievement 
tests. 



Mr. Jack Melzger 





Mr. Henry Merlis 



Mr. Sidney ZuckofT 





Mr. Lowell K. Sanders 



To fully understand the present world, a student must 
be given a good idea of the past. This task falls in the 
domain of our Social Studies Department. Through seven 
terms of geography, world history, American history 
and economics, the capable staff, chaired by Mr. Isidore 
Rosenman, has successfully given the students an educa- 
tion which will guide them through the murky waters of 
our complex world. Newly added courses this year in 
Advanced Placement American History and Political 
Science are intended to enable students to further their 
knowledge in social studies. 




Rabbi Louis Cooper 

Coach. Math Team 

Advisor, Arista 

Chairman 





Mr. Joseph Weiss 



Mr. Stanley Greenblum 




With the increasing emphasis on technology and 
with the coming of the age of computers, the 
need for an understanding of mathematics has 
become essential. Our competent Mathematics 
Department, chaired by Rabbi Louis Cooper, has 
done much to give YUHSB students a deep 
understanding of what they have learned. Be- 
sides the required three years of math, interested 
students may continue their learning by taking 
such electives as Advanced Algebra and Cal- 
culus. Newly added Advanced Placement Calcu- 
lus, is now offered for the most capable students 
in mathematics. 



Mr. Bernard Horowitz 




Mr. Moe Septimus 




Rabbi Fred Bohensky 
Biology 



SCIENCE 




Mr. Albert Tarendash, Physics 



Our Science Department has changed according 
to the times. Housed in new, modern laboratories 
and demonstration rooms, given new syllabi and 
new booics, YUHSB students can now ac- 
quire a much greater depth in the sciences. Al- 
though only General Science and Biology are 
required, the majority of the students take ad- 
vantage of the opportunity to learn both Chem- 
istry and Physics. Many students have gone on 
to major in the sciences because of the en- 
couragement they have received from their edu- 
cation at YUHSB. 





Mr Albert Berkowitz 

Biolog\ 



Mr. Abraham Perkel 
General Science 



Mr. Burton Zuckerman 
Chemistry 





Rabbi Yaacov Dardac 
Hebrew 



FOREIGN 

LANGUAGES 





Mr. Maurice Marshal, French 



Rabbi Abraham Besdin 
Jewish Philosophy 




The foreign language courses in YUHSB have come to 
play an important role in the student's curriculum. 
Besides the three years of Hebrew and one year of either 
Jewish Philosophy or Jewish History, the students are 
required to take two years of French. This year, un- 
fortunately, the opportunity to take a third year of 
French was discontinued. However, thanks to an ac- 
celerated course, the students have gained much knowl- 
edge, not only in the grammatical structure of the 
language, but also in the cultural and literary aspects of 
it. 



Rabbi Wilfred Wolfson, Hebrew 



Dr. Jechiel Lichtenstein 
Hebrew 




MUSIC 





Mr. Herbert Lessel 




Mr. Harry Allan 
Adviser. Elchanite 



Mr. Leon Leibowitz 



PHYS. ED. 





Mr. Harry Morse 



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Mrs. Yetta Rosenman 







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ARTHUR ACKERMAN 

Elchanite Art Editor 7-8; Arista 6-8; 
Glee Club 1-6, Head 7-8; Chagiga 7, 
Co-Head 8; Y.O.C. 7-8; Track Team 1-3; 
Class President 1-2; Class High School 
Bowl Team 1-4; Class Debating Team 1- 
5; Hausman Awards 3,5. 

Artie, VU MSB's version of Maurice 
Chevalier and Leonardo da Vinci rolled 
into one gave Monsieur real French 
"nuchas". Three years of math home- 
work and doodling done during Rabbis 
Shussheim and Drillman's classes will 
surely help him in an electrical engineer- 
ing career. 

Oscar Wilde 



BARRY BABICH 

Bulletin 5-6; Chagigot 7-8; Elections 
Commission Head 7; Service Squad 2; 
Hakol Editorial Advisor 7-8; Chess and 
Checkers 5-8; Track Team 7-8; Softball 
Team 5-8; Soccer 5-8; Bowling 5-8; 
Class President 7; Class Debating Team 
3-4; Intramurals 1-8. 

Barry made up for time lost in Ezra 
by dousing us with his energetic per- 
sonality for three years. A "learner" in 
the 102-103 set, he put his energy to 
use on several of the varsity sports 
teams and as the scourge of the park on 
Locust Avenue. Barry will leave 
Y.V.H.S.B.B. and Y.U.H.S.B.G. for four 
years at our mother institution. 

"It is no sin to look at a nice girl." 

Tolstoi 



HAROLD S. BAUMGARTEN 

Elchanite Photography Editor 7-8; 
Chagiga 1-6, Head 7-8; Complaints 
Commission 5; Swimming Team Man- 
ager 4-8; Library Squad 1-2; Class El- 
chanite Business Manager 2; Service 
Squad 2; Intramurals 1-8; Audio-Visual 
Squad 5-6, Head 7-8. 

Hesh and his jolly sense of humor 
added a sparkle to many a dull day. As 
the first sophomore ever in a Chagiga, 
he used his talents to keep us enter- 
tained at the Chagigas portraying both 
the "Old Philosopher" and a certain 
rolly-poly chemistry teacher. Hesh will 
follow his model's path by majoring in 
Chem at Brooklyn. 

"A philosopher belongs to comedy." 

Nietzsche 






Got a table for two? 



BRIAN BENENFELD 

Glee Club 6-8; Purchasing Commission 
Head 7; Class Debating Manager 8; 
Class Debating Team 8; Hausman 
Award 3. 

Brian, the calligraphic expert of 
YUHSB, beautified foreign language 
homeworks in Monsieur's region. Under 
his leadership, the Purchasing Commis- 
sion secured many advantages for BTA- 
niks. The influence of R. Bohensky d 
Zuck will lead Brian to study Bio-Chem 
at Yeshivd. 

"Certain of word and pen." 

Kipling 




IRVING BERKOWITZ 

Service Squad 1-2; Library Squad 1-6, 
Head 7-8; Y.O.C. 1; Class Math Team 
3-5. 

One of Eastern Parkway's products. 
Irving swiftly found his place in the 
"oldest and largest' s" high school divi- 
sion. A B'nei Akiva zealot he will con- 
tinue to secure converts in the math de- 
partment Uptown next September. 

"Gym who?" 

LB. 



ALLAN BERNSTEIN 

General Organization Vice-President 8; 
General Organization Secretary-Treasurer 
6; Arista 7-8; Chagigot 7-8; Civil Service 
Commission 6; Service Squad 1-2; Track 
Team 7-8; Tennis Team 1-6, Captain 
7-8; J.V. Basketball 3-4; Class President 
5; Class Vice-President 4,7; Intramurals 
1-8. 

Big ' B" began YUHSB with a regular 
program but soon switched his domicile 
to the land of refuse. A successful term 
as Secretary-Treasurer led Allan to the 
rank of Veep. Next term will find him 
at N. Y. U. majoring in the Sciences. 

"Oh, for a Bee's experience." 

Emily Dickinson 






MORRIS BERNSTEIN 
Bulletin 5-6; Arista 7-8; Glee Club 3-4; 
Lost & Found Commission 7-8; Library 
Squad 1-4; Y.O.C. 5-6; Class Vice Presi- 
dent 1; Class Debating Team 3-8; Class 
Math Team 3-8; Intramurals 1-8. 

Morris, popularly known as MZB. 
survived through three years in the class 
of a former Arista advisor. The first to 
come to school on a day off. he will 
make his mark at the A ve. H and Bed- 
ford intersection on the way to a history 
career. 

"Histories make men wise." 

Francis Bacon 



HILLEL BESDIN 

Arista 7-8; Glee Club 1-2; Trips Com- 
mission Co-Head 5; Track Team 7-8; 
Soccer Team 7-8; Tennis Team 1-6, Cap- 
tain 7-8; Class President 5; Vice Presi- 
dent 4; Class Athletic Manager 2; Class 
Debating Team 7; Intramurals 1-8; 
Hausman Awards 3,5; Bowling Team 
Co-Captain 5-8; C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

Hilly's outwardly quiet disposition 
hid a lively sense of humor and a keen 
mind. With some help from Messrs. 
Orgel and Kaplan, he scored exception- 
ally high on all standardized tests. Next 
year. Hilly will change from a Yiddish 
shiur to a Hebrew one at Kerem 
B'yavneh before returning to Y. U. 

"You got it?" 

Rav Peretz 




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ALLEN BIRNBAUM 
Glee Club 1-8; Civil Service Commis- 
sion 7; Service Squad 1-2; Library Squad 
1-2; Dialect 8; Class Elchanite Business 
Manager 7; Class H.S. Bowl Team 3,7; 
Class Math Team 3; Hausman Award 3. 

Allen's vocal talents were put to good 
use during eight terms of Glee Clubbing 
at the Chagigas. A discard Torah 
V'avodah advocate, he held his B'nei 
Akiva membership very dear. Although 
a two year Drillman man, Allen will 
major in Biology at Booklyn. 

"The sweetest of all singers." 

Longfellow 



Don't worry. You can work your way up to 
executive director. 





As he lay writhing In pain, I smashed In his skull. 





BARRY BIRNBAUM 

Arista 7-8; Chagigot 7-8; Service Squad 
1-2; Library Squad 1-5; Dialect 5-8; 
Y.O.C. 1-2; Class Athletic Manager 8; 
Class High School Bowl Team 2; Class 
Math Team 3-6; Intramurals 3-6. 

Always ready with a quip or witty 
remark, Barry distinguished himself by 
memorizing New York City's entire 
subway map. One of our many out- 
standing Birnbaums. his claim to fame 
lay in the presidency of the S.F.O.F.C. 
Inspired by YU MSB's bartending eco- 
nomist, Barry will study economics and 
give subway directions while on his way 
to the I81st St. station. 

"People should spend less time in the 
library and more time in the subway." 

Simeon Stunsky 





IRVING BIRNBAUM 
G.O. President 8; Secretary-Treasurer 
7; Arista 6-8; Civil Service Commission 
Head 7; Discounts Commission Head 7; 
Civil Service Commission 6; Library 
Squad 1-4; Y.O.C. 1-8; Chess & Checker 
Team 7-8; Track Team 1-6, Captain 7-8; 
Soccer Team 1-6, Captain 7-8; Class 
President 6; Vice President 5; Class H.S. 
Bowl Manager 3-4; Class H.S. Bowl 
Team 3-6; Hausman Awards 3,5; Bowl- 
ing Team 7-8; C.T.O.F. 6; C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

The eighth term majesty in the G.O. 
hierarchy, Irv led one of the most suc- 
cessful student governments in the 
school's history. During his spare mo- 
ments. Dunk could be found messing up 
the lab or directing the Yiddish depart- 
ment of the Dialect. An 800 man on the 
chem achievement. Irv will go to Poly 
Honors. 

"Of science and lo?ic he chatters." 

W. M. Praed 




PAUL D. BLOOM 

Bulletin 7-8; Times Commission 6, 
Head 7-8; Library Squad 3-5; Hakol 7-8; 
Track Team 3-8; Softball Team 7-8; 
Soccer Team 5-6; Class Debating Team 
3-4; Class Math Team 3-4; Intramurals 
3-8; Bowling Team 5-8. 

Paul lost no time in making his 
presence known to us and Doc after 
coming to us from Ezra in his soph year. 
One of the fortunate few who didn 't take 
French in his senior year, he used his 
spare time heading the Times Com- 
mission. Paul will end his constant 
search for missing papers as he majors 
in electrical engineering at Brooklyn Poly. 

"Time is one vast accumulating 
store." 

James Montgomery 




SOL BORGER 

Service Squad 2; Class President 8; Class 
Debating Manager 7; Class Debating 
Team 7-8; Class Math Team 4-8; Haus- 
man Award 5; Secretary of War 1-8. 

Y.U.H.S.B.'s unofficial Secretary of 
War, Botchie mapped out WW III in 
the land of R. Drillman. Although the 
proud possessor of "nahnty-nahn 
pawnts" on the French final, Sol will 
major in Math Uptown in the Fall. 

"But war's a game." 

Cowper 



HAROLD L. BRAND 

Band 3-4, Head 5-8; Arista 7-8; Chagiga 
Co-Ordinator 3-4, 7-8; Class Vice-Presi- 
dent 6,8; Class Math Team 3-6; Haus- 
man Award 3. 

Harold, star guitarist of the "Paniks", 
always kept the class up-to-date on the 
latest fashions. Although an unlikely 
"Ben-Torah", Harold will take his gui- 
tar for a four-year sojourn at Nos- 
trand and Flatbush, majoring in English. 

"Panics have their uses." 

Thomas Paine 





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FISHEL BRON 

Track Team 6-8; Class Debating Man- 
ager 1; Class High School Bowl Team 
4-5; Class Debating Team 1-2; Intra- 
murals 1-8. 

Fishel, the man with the Florida tan, 
confounded all of his mentors with his 
soaring scores on standarized tests. An 
ardent French student he stymied Mon- 
sieur's efforts to find out Fishelbron's 
first name. The walls of Riets will pro- 
vide yet another handball court for our 
super Fishel. 

"Barefoot Boy with cheek of tan " 

Whittier 




NACHUM CHERNOFSKY 

Glee Club 1-6; Service Squad 1-2; Hakol 
Typing Editor 4-5; Managing Editor 
7-8; Y.O.C. 1-6; Head 7-8; Class Debat- 
ing Manager 3-6; Class Athletic Man- 
ager 1; Class H.S. Bowl Manager 1; 
Class Math Team 3-6; Intramural Foot- 
ball 1-2; Hausman Award 3; Hockey 
Team 1-8. 

Although head official and statistician 
of the Rocker-Hockey League. Nachum 
found time to lead the Y.O.C. to one of 
its more active terms. Cherno, a Mosh- 
ave and B'nei Akiva fan was put in 
Zelo's class. Next year will find Nacham 
in RIETS and Y.C. studying History. 

"Lift up to Zion a banner and flag." 

Israeli Folk Song 



JESSE COGAN 

Elchanite Editor-in-Chief 7-8; President 
of I.Y.H.S.S.C. 7-8; Arista 7-8; Chagigot 
7-8; Purchasing Commission Head 5-6; 
Elections Commission 3-4,7; Trips Com- 
mission 5; Varsity Basketball Manager 
5-8; Debating Team 5-8; J.V. Basketball 
3-4; J.V. Debating 3-4; President 2-3; 
Class Debating Team 1-8; Intramurals 
1-8; I.Y. Representative 5-6; Student 
Leader 7-8; I.A.A.B.O. 7-8. 

Y.D.'s favorite student, Jesse braved 
the perils of the highways to manage 
YUHSB's extra-curricular program. Al- 
though constantly increasing his knowl- 
edge of the French language, he found 
time to see the /. Y. to one of its most 
successful seasons. Jesse will take his 
refs shirt and whistle uptown with him 
where he will major in pre-law. 

"The ref beats his wife." 

The Crowd 





JOSHUA DANIEL 

Trips Commission 5-6; Service Squad 
1-2; Library Squad 3-4; Class President 
7; Intramural Ping-Pong 3-4; Hausman 
Awards 3,5; T.H.O.R.D. Co-Editor 5; 
Arista 7-8. 

Although never quite reaching the 
heights of C.T.O.T.. Josh will still be 
remembered as one of the true Torah 
learners. His great love of classical mu- 
sic led him to many a concert both in 
and out of school. One of the Boro 
Park hoys. Josh will prance to the 
Heights of Washington to continue his 
learning in RJETS. 

"Music is tiiespeeci: of angels."" 

Carlyle 



NEIL DANZIG 
Elchanite Photography Editor 7-8; 
Topics Photography Editor 7-8; Arista 
7-8; Service Squad 1-2; Library Squad 1- 
6, Head 7-8; Review Typing Editor 5-6; 
Class High School Bowl Manager 8. 

Our Photography buff front the East 
of Flatbush. Neil was photography edi- 
tor of any publication that needed pho- 
tographs. One of'duh men" of R.E.B.'s 
illustrious staff, he will continue catalog- 
ing sefarim at A msterdam A venue. 

"I know how busy you are in your li- 
brary, which is your paradise." 

Erasmus 





ROBERT DEUTSCH 

Varsity Basketball 5-8; Varsity Swim- 
ming 3-4; Track Team 3; Softball Team 
2; J.V. Basketball Team 4; Class H.S. 
Bowl Team 3-4; Class Math Team 3-4; 
Intramurals8; Y.E.P. 1-2. 

Bader's neighbor in the wilds of 
Queens. Bob got private chaujfeuring to 
all Yugar games. Robert's claitn to 
fame lay in his mysterious absences 
every Friday and Sunday for two years. 
Bob will cut down his traveling distance 
by majoring in Biochemistry at Queens 
come this fall. 

"We're gonna get that jump ball." 

Yugar fans 



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STEPHEN FAIBISH 
Service Squad 1-2; Library Squad 3-4; 
Chess & Checker Team 4; Class Math 
Manager 4,5,8; Class Elchanite Busi- 
ness Manager 7; Class Math Team 4-8; 
Hausman Award 5; Intramural Ping- 
Pong3-5. 

Stephen, a ping-ponger oj some fame, 
was one of the staunchest supporters of 
this sport in YUHSB. His love for lan- 
guages led him to a position of high 
standing in R. W. 's world. Stephen will 
continue his education at Ner Israel ne.xt 
Fall. 

"The manifold linguist." 

Shakespeare 




MOSES FENICHEL 

Chagiga 7-8; Service Squad 1-3; Class 
Elchanite Business Manager 1-2; Class 
H.S. Bowl Team 5-6; Class Math Team 
1-4. 

One who saw the true light, Moses 
left Flatbush for the land of YUHSB. 
Four years of 102-103 will leave Moishe 
undaunted as he continues his learning 
at the Main Center. 

"Those who attended Flatbush Aca- 
demy know what I mean." 

Y.D. 




DANIEL FREEDBERG 

Track Team 6-8; Softball Team 7-8; J.V. 
Basketball 3-4; Class High School Bowl 
Team 5-6; Class Math Team 3-6; Intra- 
murals 1-8; Hausman Award 5. 

Danny was a regular traveler be- 
tween Zimbaro's. Brighton Beach, and 
the largest Jewish secondary school 
complex. Despite his travels he managed 
to find time to gain fame through decks 
oj history books and a Hausman A ward. 
Our favorite Yiigar cheerleader. Danny 
will cheer the Kingsmen of Brooklyn 
College this Fall. 

"I must complain the cards are ill 
shuffled till I have a good hand." 

Swift 



STEPHEN FRIEDMAN 

Constitution Commission 6; Head 7; 
Track Team 6-8; Class President 1; Class 
H.S. Bowl Manager 3,5; Class Debating 
Manager 4,7; Class H.S. Bowl Team 1- 
8; Class Debating Team 1-8; Intramu- 
rals 1-8; Bowling Team 7-8. 

One of Mr. Korn's more successful 
graduates. Simcha Zev chaujfeured 
around those with enough guts to let him. 
He put his talents to work on the Bowl- 
ing Team despite a meeting with Yetta 
after a non-scheduled practice. B.C. 
will be Stephen's home for the next four 
years. 

"Armed with his machinery, man can 
do all." 

Emerson 



DOV I. FRIMER 

Arista 6-8; Glee Club 2-6, Head 7-8 
Discount Commission 5; Debating Team 
5-6, Captain 7-8; Hakol 5-8; Y.O.C. 3-8 
Chess and Checkers Team 7-8; J.V. De 
bating 4-5; Class Debating Manager 7 
Class High School Bowl Team 7; Class 
Debating Team 2-4; Intramurals 2-8 
Hausman Awards 3,5; Hebrew High 
School Bowl Team Captain 7-8 
C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

Dov, who joined us after a half-year's 
stay in the land of the Dibs, could al- 
ways be found expounding a point 
wherever a soapbox was to be had. A 
friend of LKS, Y.D. and Reb Moishe 
Feinstein. he could find a "heter" for 
everything from the War of 1812 to mod 
taleisim. Dov will major In Poli-Sci 
at the uptown edifice after a year's stay 
in the homeland. 

"Ambition should be made out of 
STERNer stuff." 

Shakespeare 




Wait a few minutes and we will all go together. 





GERALD FRUCHTER 

Arista 5-7, Vice-President 8; Constitu- 
tional Revisions Commission 1,5; Points 
Commission 6; Athletic Commission 8: 
Library Squad 6; Hakol 7-8; Chess and 
Checkers Team 3-4; Track Team 1-8: 
Softball Team 7-8; Soccer Team 7-8; 
Class Elchanite Business Manager 1; 
Class Vice-President 5; Class President 
6; Class High School Bowl Team 7-8; 
Class Math Team 7-8; Intramurals 1-8; 
Hausman Awards 3,5; C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

Yankie climbed the ladder of learning 
at Y.U.H.S.B. from Rabinowitz and YD. 
to C.T.O.T. with stops at Rabbis Shmid- 
man. Durchin. and Frankel. With this 
set of illustrious mentors it was not sur- 
prising to find him in complete dark- 
ness at the Yiddish tea party. An ardent 
track enthusiast, Yankie will race from 
Boro Park to 186th St. on the way to 
a science career. 

"A Brooklyn Yankie, in King Peter's 
Court." 

Butchered Twain 





YISRAHEL GELLMAN 

Arista 7-8; Purchasing Commission 6; 
Dialect 7-8; Class Athletic Manager 7; 
Class H.S. Bowl Team 5-7; Class Math 
Team 3-8; Intramurals 1-8; Hausman 
Awards 3,5; C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

A refugee from Flat bush Academy, 
Yisrahel put his knowledge of Scrip- 
tures to work in the National Bible Con- 
test and as a devout follower of Y.D. 
An oceanography addict from the Gate 
of the Sea, he will explore the depths of 
both the Talmud and the oceans at 
Belkinland. 

"G-d is upon the ocean just the same 
as on the land." 

James Fields 




DANIEL GINSBERG 
Arista 4-8; Y.O.C. 1-4; Class Vice-Presi- 
dent 1; Class High School Bowl Team 
4-6; Class Math Team 1-8; Hausman 
Awards 3,5; C.T.O.F. 6; C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

Danny, who left the wilds of Rock- 
away for Toras Emes, Boro Park, and 
Y.U.H.S.B., sat around the tea table in 
the old and new buildings. Scourge of the 
basketball courts as well as the books, 
Danny will put his talents to work 
majoring in Accounting at Brooklyn. 

"Ho, Ho, Ho!" 

Green Giant 




LAWRENCE GORMAN 

Keeper Of The Gates 7-8; Bookroom 1- 
4; Head 5-8; Concession Head 5-6; Class 
Debating Manager 5; Discount Com- 
mission 5-6; Service Squad 1-2; Class 
Debating Team 5-6. 

Larrv. guardian of the gates at all 
\'ugar home games, handled money 
equally well in the old building's con- 
cession. As head of the bookroom, he 
had more office space than ANZ. Larry 
will put his YUHSB— learned talents to 
work ne.xt year at the Baruch School. 

"$1.00 at the gate, 50^ with a season's 
pass." 

L.G. 



NATHAN D. GOTTLIEB 

Elchanite Activities Editor 7-8; Bulletin 
Reporter 5-8; Chagigot 7-8; Civil Service 
Commission 5-6, Head 7; Library Squad 
1-2; Track Team 3-6, Captain 7-8; Class 
Athletic Manager 5; Class Debating 
Manager 2-3; Class High School Bowl 
Team 1-8; Class Debating Team 1-4; 
Intramurals 1-8; Bowling Team 1-4, 
Captain 5-8; Tennis Team 7-8. 

Star miler on the track team. Nathan 
consistently won all the Jewish Press 
and I. Y. events in his speciality. Nat 
will exchange starting blocks for steth- 
oscopes as he bowls his way down the 
alley of life to a medical career at Y. U. 

"Applaud us when we can, console us 
when we fall, but let us pass on." 

Edmund Burke 




Rub adubdubl 
Thanks for the grub. 




SOLOMON GREEN 

Chagiga Band Head 7; Civil Service Com- 
mission 7-8; Class Vice President 7; 
Class Debating Team 7-8; Mirrer Yeshi- 
va 1-4. 

A two-year Mirrer man. Sol quickly 
became one of our most outspoken 
Yugar fans. As a true lover of beauty, 
Shloimie selflessly gave of his free time 
in a liberal art course during the sum- 
mer. He will not follow in his illustrious 
uncle's footsteps next term on his way 
to a medical career. 

"His glossy hair was clustered o'er a 
brow." 

Don Juan 





HARVEY GREENBERG 

School Debating Team 3-4; Service Squad 
1-3; Softball Team 4-8; J.V. Debating 2; 
Class President 5-7; Vice President 4; 
Class Debating Manager 1,3; Class H.S. 
Bowl Manager 2; Class H.S. Bowl Team 
1-5; Class Debating Team 1-2; Intra- 
murals 1-8; School H.S. Bowl Team 7-8. 

A four year 102-103 man. Harvey 
passed time by clocking the Ocean Ave- 
nue bus on its daily runs. He put his 
Y.A. based knowledge of history to work 
as a star member of the Varsity High 
School Bowl Team. Washington Heights 
will replace Boro Park as Harvey's 
habitat for a four year period of 
philosophical study. 

"He was crammed with theology out 
of books." 

Tennyson 



YONAH HAMLET 

Elchanite Typing Editor 7-8; Service 
Squad 1-2; Library Squad 5-6; Soccer 
Team 7-8; Class Math Team 2. 

Three years of Dardacian philosophy 
plus a year's exposure to the Duch 
helped Yonah in his decision to sum- 
mer in Camp Betar. A Continental by 
birth, he held a star position on the 
school's soccer team. Yonah will stop 
off at B.C. on the road to an M.D. degree. 

"My heart is in the East and I am in 
the uttermost West." 

Yehudah Halevi 



JACOB HELFMAN 
Arista 6-8; Chagigot 7-8; Debating Team 
7-8; Library Squad 5-6; Hakol Associate 
Editor 7-8; JV Debating Team 2-3; Class 
Vice-President 5; Class Debating Man- 
ager 2,3,5; Class High School Bowl Man- 
ager 2; Class High School Bowl Team 
1-2; Class Debating Team 1-8; Class 
Math Team 1-2; Hausman Awards 3, 
5;C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

Jacob Harry Isaac, as we called him 
for short, had a sense of humor that 
could brighten up many an otherwise 
dull day. His talent for writing, especi- 
ally of poetry, gained for him the posi- 
tion of editor-in-chief of "Thord". He 
will keep his classmates laughing while 
he majors in English at our parent 
school. 

"A poet could not but be gay." 

William Wordsworth 





JACKIE HERBST 

Elchanite Art Editor 7-8; Topics Art 
Editor 7-8; Chagigot Co-Head 7; Service 
Squad 1-2; Review Art Editor 7-8; Track 
Team 1-4; Class Debating Team 1-6; 
Class Math Team 1-8; Class H.S. Bowl 
Team 7-8. 

Jackie held the distinction of being the 
first senior to meet the hated one on the 
other side of the great barrier. An artist 
of some fame, he spent many a happy 
hour doodling his way through a boring 
lecture. Jackie will head the Chagigos at 
Brooklyn's math department next term. 

"To be great is to be misunderstood." 

Lao-Tse Schwartz 



JESSE HOROWITZ 

Elchanite Photography Editor 7-8; Topics 
Feature Editor 7-8; Arista 6-8; Glee Club 
3-8; Service Squad 1; Library Squad 
3-6, Head 7-8; Hakol Feature Editor 
6-8, Y.O.C. 1-6, Head 7-8; Class Debating 
Manager 3,4,7, Elchanite Business Man- 
ager 5; Class Debating Team 2-6; Haus- 
man Awards 3,5; C.T.O.T. 8. 

Jesse, a famous letter to the editor 
author, staunchly campaigned for reform 
in rUHSB. Photography Editor of Ye 
Olde Elchy, he became a member of 
C.T.O.T. and joined with the staff of 
chiefs in the creation of this masterpiece. 
Jesse will major in the social sciences 
during his stay at the University for the 
next four years. 

"the king of artists would be the pho- 
tographer." 



NORMAN HOROWITZ 

Service Squad 1-3; Chess & Checkers 3; 
Softball Team 7-8; Class President 3,6-7; 
Vice President 5; Class Athletic Manager 
4; Intramurals 1-8. 

Tully, a four year sanitation class 
member, was one of the first to join the 
Corner Club. As an advocate of freer 
attendance regulations, he had his name 
adorn the cut sheet for many a well- 
spent period. Norman will major in 
business at Brooklyn next fall. 

"Nothing great was ever achieved 
without enthusiasm." 

Emerson 



Whistler 





What time are you having "Chazarah" today? 



What' s the score, Rcb? 





What's the score, Reb? 



JERRY JUDIN 

Chagiga 7-8; Elections Commission Head 
7-8; Trips Commission 3-4; Constitution 
Commission 1-2; Lost & Found Com- 
mission 5-6; Service Squad 1-3; Track 
Team 5-6, Captain 7-8; Softball Team 
7-8; Class President 2,5; Vice President 
3; Class H.S. Bowl Manager 7; Class 
Athletic Manager 4; Class H.S. Bowl 
Team 1-2,7-8; Intramurals 1-8. 

Captain of Varsity Track. Jerry ran the 
gauntlet of garbage during his stay at 
B.T.A. As a carrier of the infamous at- 
tendance sheet, he got into many stimu- 
lating discussions with the leader of 
C.T.O.T. Ju will follow the path of 
Shakespeare at Campus Road's Halls of 
Ivy. 

"They sat and combed their beautiful 
tresses, one by one." 

Nora Perry 





ABRAHAM C. KALKER 

Bulletin 3-4, Associate Editor 5-6, Editor- 
in Chief 7-8; Chagigot 7-8; Constitution 
Commission 6; Y.O.C. 3-4; Class Debat- 
ing Manager 7; Class Debating Team 
3-8; Class Math Team 3-5; Intramurals 
3-8; M.T.A. 1-2. 

Although a sophomore immigrant from 
our brother school, Abe was still able to 
work his way to head the Bulletin. His 
culinary interest was demonstrated by 
his preparation of the sandwiches at the 
Chagiga. Abe will take his correction 
fluid and stylus with him to Brooklyn 
next year. 

"Pass the ink, please." 

A.K. 



MARK KAPLOW 

Elchanite Typist 7-8; Elections Commis- 
sion 6; Softball Team 3-6, Captain 7-8; 
Soccer Team 1-6, Captain 7-8; J.V. Bas- 
ketball 3-4; Class Vice-President 8; Class 
High School Bowl Manager 5; Class High 
School Bowl Team 1-8; Intramurals 1-8; 
Hausman Award 5. 

Sappy. Y.U.H.S.B.'s answer to Zelmo 
Beaty, excelled in all the sports that the 
school offered. Charter member and lead- 
ing scorer of the Rocky-Hockey League, 
he spent many a lunch hour and chazarah 
period decimating those who would dare 
defile his domain. Next fall will see Mark 
to the Avenue H campus, where he will 
major in the social sciences. 

"Keep your goal in sight; Labor toward 
it day and night." 

Mary Antin 



Dammit! Where the heck is Dave 
with the car? 





MAYEER KARKOWSKY 

Typing Commission 3-4; Service Squad 
1-2; Library Squad 1-5; Chess and 
Checkers 7-8; Track Team Manager 7-8. 

A runaway from Henry Street and 
RJJ, Mayeer immediately became a 
true-blue V.U.H.S.B. man. Although 
he spent five terms with R. Wolfson, our 
mighty man emerged undaunted in his 
pursuit of high-level learning. The Chem 
Department at Brooklyn will host Mighty 
until 1972. 

"Thou shall love the Lord with all thy 
might." 

The Lord 



GARY KAUFMAN 
G.O. Vice President 7; Secretary- 
Treasurer 5; Topics Feature Editor 7-8; 
Arista 7-8; Chagiga 7-8; Civil Service 
Commission 4-6, Head 5; Varsity Swim- 
ming Team 1-8; Service Squad 2; Review 
Associate Editor 7-8; Softball Team 7-8; 
J.V. Basketball Team 3-4; Class Athletic 
Manager 2,5; Class President 3; Class 
H.S. Bowl Team 1-8; Class Debating 4; 
Class Math Team 5-6; Intramurals 1-8; 
Bowling Team 7-8. 

One of Arista's new breed. Gary spent 
much of his time dabbling in extracur- 
ricular activities. Connoisseur of many 
games of chance, he took his chips from 
Church Avenue to Avenue M, on a long 
arduous journey to Monsey, and will take 
them to Stony Brook where he will study 
Biology. 

"Who loses, and who wins, who's in, 
who's out?" 

Shakespeare 





MARTIN KNECHT 

Elchanite Business Manager 7-8; School 
Debating Manager 7; Arista 6-7, Secre- 
tary-Treasurer 8; Trips Commission Head 
6-7; Debating Team 5-6, Captain 7-8; 
Service Squad 1-2; Yugar Art Editor 
6-8; Review Art Editor 6-8; Focus Editor- 
in-Chief 7-8; Track Team Manager 6-8; 
J.V. Debating 4; Class Elchanite Business 
Manager 4-5; Class Vice President 8; 
Class Debating Manager 6; Class Debat- 
ing Team 1-4; Hausman Awards 3,5; 
C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

Marty, our financial genius, came in 
handy in creating order in Elchanite 
finances and in collecting for the Israeli 
Emergency Fund. A two year masmid in 
R. Shussheim's class, he single-handedly 
passed 25 students on R. Shussheim's 
finals before joining Club 202. Marty will 
spend the next four years commuting from 
Williamsburg to manage business at Y. U. 

"Heroes of finances are like jewels." 

Henrik Ibsen 




JERRY KOWALSKI 

Elchanite Business Manager 7-8; Topics 
Sports Editor 7-8; Chagigot 7-8; Purciias- 
ing Commission 3, Head 4; Constitution 
Commission 5-6; Varsity Basketball 
Manager 5-8; Varsity Swimming 1,3-5 
Debating Team 5-8; Library Squad 1-2 
J.V. Debating 1-5; Class Vice President 3 
Class Debating Manager 1-2; Class De 
bating Team 1-8; Intramurals 1-8; I.Y 
Representative 6-8. 

As Y.U.H.S.B.'s only triple crown 
winner. Killer dabbled in many of the 
finer things in life. Perpetrator of many 
a practical joke. Jerry was one of the 
prime causes of R. Schreier's emaciation. 
The school's only professional driver, he 
will commute between Sinai and Brooklyn 
in preparation for a law career. 

"Pleasure and action make the hours 
seem short." 

Shakespeare 



ISRAEL KRAKOWSKI 
Arista 5-8; Audio Visual Commission 1-4; 
Purchasing Commission 1-4; Tennis 
Team 4-8; J.V. Basketball Team 3-4; 
Class Math Manager 1,3; Class President 
8; Class H.S. Bowl Team 7-8; Class Math 
Team 1-8; Intramurals 1-8; Hausman 
Awards 3,5. 

Izzv, whose last name baffled many 
mentors, lasted through a regular Ge- 
morah cycle by keeping busy with 
S.F.O.F.C. Convinced of his great 
ability, he proved it by scoring a 754 on 
the SA T. One of the best audiences a 
joke teller could have, Izzy will continue 
being entertained at Brooklyn where 
he will major in math. 

"A mathematical mind is a keen one." 
Scottish Saying 



DAVID KRAMER 

Arista 7-8; Soccer Team 5-8; Class El- 
chanite Business Manager 5; Class De- 
bating Team 3-4; Class Math Team 1-8; 
Hausman Awards 3,5. 

Dave, our all-star hockey defenseman. 
lost his rink in the move to Avenue M. 
One of Mr. Korn's favorite students, he 
chauffeured his Bensonhurst neighbors 
to all the Yugar home games. Dave will 
set his goals for an electrical engineering 
career at Brooklyn Polytech. 

"Defend this goal against all enemies." 
William Tyler Page 





ELYAKIM KRUMBEIN 

Arista 7-8; Library Squad 1-4; Dialect 1-6, 
Hebrew Editor 7-8; Y.O.C. 3-4; Class 
High School Bowl Team 1-8; Hebrew 
High School Bowl Team 7-8; Hausman 
Awards 3,5. 

An expert in all Limudei Kodesh, 
Ely held positions on the Hebrew High 
School Bowl Team and in the Hebrew 
Department of the Dialect. Although a 
late starter on mitzvohs, our freshman 
bar mitzvah boy surpassed us in his zeal 
for them. Ely will continue answering 
questions during "Chazarah" Uptown as 
he majors in Physics. 

"His religion was fit to match his 
learning and his wit." 

Samuel Butler 



BERNARD LEHRER 

Library Squad 1-2; Soccer Team 1-6, 
Captain 7-8; Class Debating Team 1-2,7; 
Intramurals 1-8; Hausman Awards 3,5. 

Bernard booted his way to the captain- 
cy of the Vusox and to a position on the 
hockey team. His constant perusal of the 
bulletin board led to his successful entry 
in the C.P.A. essay contest. An avid 
student of the social sciences, he will 
major in Political Science at CCNY. 

"I essayed a goal and succeeded." 

Robert Jones Burdett 




Feeding time at the zoo. 




ELLIOTT LERNER 

Arista 3-8; Math Team 6-8: Hakol Man- 
aging Editor 7-8; Y.O.C. 5-8; Track 
Team 3-8; Class Athletic Manager 5; 
Class High School Bowl Manager 1,3,7; 
Class High School Bowl Team 1-8; 
Class Math Team 1-5; Intramurals 1-8; 
Hausman Awards 3,5; School Math 
Manager 7-8; C.T.O.F. 6; C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

Tea-boy of C.T.O.T.. Elliott still had 
the time to become one of its leading 
learners. He proved his equal adeptness 
in afternoon studies by meriting NMSQT 
recognition. Elliott will transfer to B.C. 
before taking the Hippocratic Oath. 

"Swallow all your learning in the 
morning and digest it in the afternoon." 

Lord Chesterfield 






IRWIN LIFRAK 

Elchanite Typing Editor 7-8; Topics 4-6; 
Bulletin 5-6; Elections Commission 5-6; 
Trips Commission 4-6; Spectrum Editor 
5-8. 

YUHSB's only practicing surgeon, 
Irwin maintained a private zoo in his 
basement laboratory. He passed his four 
years here typing frogs' blood and El- 
chanite copy. Lance will cut classes and 
cadavers while studying for a medical 
career at Yeshiva. 

"Medicine men have always flour- 
ished." 

John Watson 



MAYER LIFSCHITZ 

Service Squad 1-2; Class Debating Team 
2-3; Focus 3-4; Class Math Team 5-6. 

Mayer had a knack for reciting French 
homeworks with a unique Brooklynese 
accent. He will continue his studies as a 
math major at C.U.N.Y.'s Brooklyn 
branch for boys and non-boys. 

"Accent is the soul of a language." 

Rousseau 




AVRAM CHAIM MALEK 

Arista 4-8; Math Team 3-8; Chess and 
Checkers Team 5-6, Captain 7-8; Class 
High School Bowl Team 2-8; Class De- 
bating Team 7-8; Intramurals 1-8; Hebrew 
High School Bowl Team 7-8; Hausman 
Awards 3,5; C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

An expert In Limudei Kodesh. Avi 
represented the United States at the 
World Bible Contest held in the Holy 
Land and won First Place. Consistently 
coming "en retard," he couldn't even get 
an unexcused admit. Avi will integrate 
math and Torah at the Uptown University. 

"I have been five minutes too late all 
my lifetime." 

Hannah Cowley 



IRWIN MANSDORF 
Topics Business Manager 1-2, Copy 
Editor 3-4, News Editor 5-6, Editor-in- 
Chief 7-8; Varsity Swimming Team 1-6; 
Library Squad 1; Yugar Associate 
Editor 1-8; Track Team 4-8; Softball 
Team 1-6, Captain 7-8; Class Vice- 
President 3; Class Elchanite Business 
Manager 5; Class High School Bowl 
Team 3-4; Class Debating Team 1-2; In- 
tramurals 1-8. 

One of Y'U MSB's foremost journalists, 
Irwin kept us abreast of school-wide 
topics of interest. A Softball enthusiast, 
he advanced to pilot of the Yuballs. Irwin 
will major in Psychology at Yeshiva. 

"Touch not upon topics of controver- 
sy." 

Joseph Clark Grew 





Hello, Concrete Wall Co.? 




ALLEN MANSFIELD 
Elchanite Literary Editor 7-8; Arista 
1-8, Secretary-Treasurer 7; Chagiga 7-8; 
Varsity H.S. Bowl Team 7-8; Trips 
Commission 5-6; Civil Service Commis- 
sion 7-8; Service Squad 1; Library Squad 
1; Hakol 7-8; Y.O.C. 2-3, 5-6; Class 
President 2; Class Elchanite Business 
Manager 3; Class Vice President 5; Class 
H.S. Bowl Team 1-6; Class Math Team 
7-8; Intramurals 3-6; Hausman Awards 
3,5; C.T.O.T. 7-8; Hebrew H.S. Bowl 
Team 7-8. 

The loudest member of the Yubrains, 
Avraham Lieber's knowledge of the 
social sciences led to tirades in many 
classes. A devout member of Mizrachi 
Hatzair, Allen will continue exhorting 
the masses at the uptown monastery. 

"Mighty contests rise from trivial 
things." 

Alexander Pope 



Another letter from Kamber. 





Why don't you try Notre Dame? 



Birdwatching 





MARVIN MARKOWITZ 

Topics Circulation Manager 7,8; Discount 
Commission 7-8: Track Team 5-8; Soft- 
ball Team 7-8; Class Trivia Manager 4; 
Class Sanitation Manager 7; Class H.S. 
Bowl Team 3-4; Intramurals 3-8; Y.E.P. 
1-2. 

Mark}', an import from Mesifta of 
Eastern Parkway in our sophomore year, 
managed to stay out of 102-103 by dili- 
gent work in the S.F.O.F.C. Although 
born in Israel, he was the first to receive 
a draft card from Uncle Sam. Next fall 
will find Marky majoring in Psychology 
at Brooklyn College. 

"Glory is departed from Israel!" 

Samuel II 



DAVID MARTIN 

Elchanite Co-Editor 7-8; School Debating 
Manager 6; Bulletin 1-4, Associate Editor 
5-6, Editorial Advisor 7-8; Arista 4-8, 
President 7; Trips Commission 5-6, 
Head 7-8; Swimming Team 5; School 
Debating Team 3-6, Captain 7-8; Math 
Team 5-8; Service Squad Sergeant 1-2; 
Yugar 1-4, Co-Editor 5-6, Editor-in- 
Chief 7-8; J.V. Basketball Captain 3-4; 
J.V. Debating Team 1-2; Class President 
1; Hausman Awards 3,5; Hebrew High 
School Bowl Team 7-8; Student Leader 
7-8;C.T.O.F. 6;C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

Although a three-term Rabbi Yogel 
scholar, David fought a never-ending 
battle to get out. He finally compromised 
by running the Y'ugar and I. Y. Eye dur- 
ing shiur. Arista and the debating team 
during chazara, and the Administration 
during first period. David will continue 
to increase his store of knowledge by 
majoring in Physics in Columbia. 

"Genius of geniuses." 

Rabbeinu Peretz 



MARK MERLIS 

Arista 7-8; Glee Club 3-4; High School 
Bowl Team 7-8; Civil Service Commission 
6; Varsity Swimming 7-8; Chess & Check- 
er Team 7-8; Track Team 7-8; Softball 
Team 7-8; Soccer Team 7-8; Class Athletic 
Manager 6; Class H.S. Bowl Manager 7-8; 
Class H.S. Bowl Team 1-6; Intramurals 
7-8. 

Big Merl's phenomenal knowledge of 
geography earned him a berth on the 
high school bowl team, a place in Y.A.'s 
class, and a nickname from "le pro- 
fesseur". Combined with his mental 
ability was a physical prowess which he 
displayed on the basketball court and the 
Softball diamond. Mark will follow in his 
father's footsteps at Brooklyn next Fall. 

"On the ball, ref, on the ball!" 

M.M. 




JOEL MICHAELS 

Topics 1-6; Bulletin 1-4, Managing Editor 
5-6; Arista 7-8; Glee Club 1-8; Yugar 
Associate Editor 5-8; Track Team 7-8; 
Class Debating Team 1-2; Intramurals 
1-8; Hausman Award 5. 

Joel held the distinction of completing 
more homework in Max's class than any 
other senior. Chief typist for many of 
YUHSB's publications, he will continue 
to lend a helping hand while majoring in 
science at Brooklyn. 

"Type of the wise who soar." 

Wordsworth 



ALFRED NEUGUT 

Elchanite Editor-in-Chief 7-8; School 
Debating Manager 5; Arista 4-8; Chagig- 
ot 7-8; School High School Bowl Team 
5-6, Captain 7-8; Debating Team 3-8; 
Math Team 7-8; Chess and Checkers 5-6, 
Captain 7-8; J.V. Debating 1-2; Class 
High School Bowl Manager 1-2; Class 
Vice-President 3; Hausman Award 5; 
Student Leader 7-8; C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

A member of the "staff of chiefs" , 
Fiddy co-existed with C.T.O.T. for ten 
months while compiling the Elchanite 
during Gemorah. Although the possessor 
of an enviable test record in academic 
subjects, he managed to miserably flunk 
his driver's test even after taking 
Driver's Ed. Fid will spend the next four 
years studying the sciences at Columbia. 

"Pure intellect will find pure pleasure." 
Robert Bridges 



NEIL NUSBAUM 

High School Bowl Manager 7; High 
School Bowl Team 5-6, Captain 7-8; 
Class High School Bowl Manager 3; 
Class High School Bowl Team 1-4; Class 
Math Manager 2; Class Math Team 2-8; 
Debating Team 3-8; JV Debating 1-2; 
Class Debating Manager 8; Class Debat- 
ing Team 1-4; Arista 6-8; Review 1-2, 
Co-Editor 3, Associate Editor 4-6. 

An active participant on the intel- 
lectual teams of our school. Neil earned 
the positions of Captain and Manager of 
the varsity button-pushers. A consistently 
high scorer on both standardized and 
curricular examinations, Neil will major 
in Poli-Sci at Columbia next fall. 

"One of the few intelligent persons to 
exist in the million." 

Emerson 




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STEVEN PAM 

Elchanite Photography Editor 7-8; Li- 
brary Squad 1-2; Tennis Team 5-6; 
Member of Bnei Akiva 1-8. 

A fiery Bnei Akivanik. Steven readily 
got heated up during history discussions. 
Photography editor of the Elchanite, he 
will always be pictured in our minds 
with a camera slung around his neck. 
A two-year hitch with Moe will have its 
effects as Steven majors in the languages 
at Y. U. 

"There aren't twelve hundred people 
in the world who understand pictures." 

Kipling 





DAVID POSEN 

Library Squad 5-8; Track Team 5-8; 
Class High School Bowl Team 3; Intra- 
murals 3-6; Bookroom 1-4. 

A Flatbush emigrant, David entered 
YUHSB with a command of Hebrew, 
sat through Doc for three years, and left 
knowing less. A four-year stay at T.I. 
should raise him to even greater heights 
in knowledge of the holy tongue. 

"It is Hebrew to me." 

Moliere 



JACOB PRETTER 

Topics 1-4; Bulletin Associate Editor 
5-6, Editor-in-Chief 7-8; Arista 4-8; 
Typing Commission 3-4; Service 
Squad 1-2; Spectrum Associate Editor 
5-8; Dialect Associate Editor 5-6; Editor- 
in-Chief 7-8; Chess & Checker Team 7-8; 
Track Team 5-8; Tennis Team 7-8; J.V. 
Basketball 3-4; Hausman Awards 3,5; 
Hebrew H.S. Bowl Team 7-8; C.T.O.T. 
7-8. 

Jackie, the shorter half of "Jack and 
Abe", kept us constantly informed 
through his journalistic enterprises. A 
sojourn in 202 earned him a berth on the 
Hebrew High School Bowl Team. The 
next four years will see him majoring in 
Mathematics at Brooklyn. 

"A newspaper is a sounding-board 
for goodness." 

Alexander Hamilton 





Got a dime for a cup of coffee, bud? 



MARK J. RAND 

Topics Typing Editor 5-8; Bulletin Typ- 
ing 1-4; Arista 3-8; Debating Team 6-8; 
Math Team 3-8; Service Squad 1-2; Li- 
brary Squad 1-3; Spectrum Editor 2-6, 
Editor-in-Chief 7-8; Focus Editor 3-6, 
Editor-in-Chief 7-8; Hakol Editor 5-6, 
Editor-in-Chief 7-8; Y.O.C. 1-8; Soccer 
Team 3-8; Class High School Bowl 
Team 3-6; Class High School Bowl Man- 
ager 4-7; Class Debating Team 1-4; Class 
Debating Manager 2; Class Math Team 
1-8; Hausman Awards 3,5; C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

Mark left Torah Vodaath and Wil- 
liamsburgh to head a major portion of 
Y.U.H.S.B.'s publications. A crusader 
for freer mimeographing facilities, he 
will move his base of operations up to 
the Heights and continue to bring his 
Rebbes and teachers real Yiddish 
"nachas". 

"An editor cannot always act as he 
would prefer." 

Henrik Ibsen 




IRVING RING 

Hebrew Library Squad 1-4; Service 
Squad 1-2; Class Debating Team 1-8; 
Class High School Bowl Team 1-8. 

Irv's shenanigans kept all his class- 
mates laughing and constantly wondering 
what he would do next. He was able to 
make money both in the Stock Market 
and during strange absences one week 
before Pesach. Irv will continue to con- 
found his mentors while majoring in 
Economics at Brooklyn. 

"Ring for liberty!" 

Jefferson 



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ALVIN ROSEN 

Topics 1-2; Bulletin 1-2; Arista 7-8; Glee 
Club 2; Service Squad 1-2; Library Squad 
3-4; Track Team 3-8; Class Math Man- 
ager 7; Class High School Bowl Team 3; 
Class Math Team 2-4; Intramurals 
3-6; Hausman Awards 3,5. 

Al, an inhabitant of Cooper's A. P. 
section, derived much pleasure in solving 
complex problems during morning hours. 
One of our fleeter students, he kept in 
shape while climbing the heights of 
our edifice. Alvin will attend Brooklyn 
Poly's Engineering Department in his 
search for higher education. 

"Mathematicians deal with not only 
truth, but supreme beauty." 

Bertrand Russell 



Monsieur, 1 urge you not to fail him. 



Rabbi ZurofT said I should fail you but 
was Icind and passed you. 




Club Two-Oh-Two. 






ALLEN ROTH 
Trips Commission 1-2; Service Squad 
1-2; Library Squad 3; Review 3-4; Focus 
1-2; Class High School Bowl Team 7-8; 
Class Debating Team 1-2. 

YUHSB's most accomplished pianist. 
Allen's love for music was equaled by 
his talent for it. He helped support our 
charity drive through daily contributions 
in R. Drillman's domain. One of Bohen- 
sky's fans, he will immerse himself in 
the study of Biology at the Washington 
Heights Laboratories. 

"Just as my fingers on these keys 
make music, so the self-same sounds on 
my spirit make music, too." 

Wallace Stevens 



RONALD ROTHBLATT 

School Athletic Manager 5; Lost and 
Found Commission Head 7; Varsity 
Basketball Team Manager 1-8; Sergeant 
Service Squad 2; Yugar 3-6, Co-Head 
7-8; Track Team 7-8; Softball Team 
1-8; J.V. Debating Team 1-2; Class 
President 2,4,7; Class Vice-President 1; 
Class Math Manager 3; Class Debating 
Team 1-4; Book Room Supervisor 7-8; 
Jewish Press Reporter 3-8. 

Rocky began a family tradition of 
managing the Yugars and corresponding 
with the Jewish Press. He will further 
his education and learning in college this 
fall. 

"He could manage matters to a T." 
Rabelais 



MARVIN SCHECHTER 

Glee Club 1-6, Head 7-8; Chagigot 7-8; 
Service Squad 2; Class Debating Man- 
ager 7; Class High School Bowl Team 7; 
Class Debating Team 7; Hausman 
Awards 3,5. 

A Toras Emes runaway, Marvin found 
his place of good fortune in R. Drillman 's 
class. As head of the Glee Club, he helped 
entertain the mob at the Chagigot. Next 
year will find Marvin singing in the 
streets of 186th St. 

"A song in his heart, a rapture in his 
eyes." 

Robert W. Service 





MITCHELL SCHEIMAN 

Library Squad 1-4; Hebrew Library 
Squad 1-2; Track Team 1-6, Captain 
7-8; Soccer Team 5-8; Class Athletic 
Manager 3; Class Debating Team 3-6; 
Intramurals 1-8. 

Mitch had a unique way of keeping 
track of years spent in YUHSB — annual- 
ly fracturing his nasal appendage. An 
outdoor sports enthusiast, he led the 
track and soccer teams to many a victory. 
Mitch will formulate his way to a Chem- 
istry degree at Yeshiva. 

"Run if you like, but try to keep your 
breath." 

O. W. Holmes 



RICHARD SCHIFFMILLER 

Elchanite Co-Editor 7-8; Bulletin News 
Editor 7-8; Arista 3-6, Vice-President 7, 
President 8; High School Bowl Team 7-8; 
Trips Commission 5-6; Head 7-8; Debat- 
ing Team 3-8; Math Team 7-8; Service 
Squad 2; Review Editor 7-8; Softball 
Team 7-8; J.V. Debating 1-2; Class Presi- 
dent 3; Class Math Manager 6; Class 
High School Bowl Team 1-6; Class De- 
bating Team 1-4; Class Math Team 1-6; 
Intramurals 1-8; Hausman Awards 3,5; 
School Math Manager 7-8; C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

While consistently maintaining a 
phenomenal scholastic average, Richie 
managed to immerse himself in most of 
Y.U.H.S.B.'s varied activities. Zuck's 
favorite foe, he will trade chemical equa- 
tions for mathematical ones at Yeshiva. 

"The wise are never without friends." 

John Pierpont 



AARON SCHOLAR 
Hebrew Library Squad 1-2; Class Presi- 
dent 8; Class High School Bowl Team 7; 
Class Debating Team 7; Intramurals 5-6. 

Our ofjly Chaim Berlin alumnus, Aaron 
proved his true YUHSB spirit by attack- 
ing Rabbi Lehrman with a paper ICBM. 
Although never fortunate enough to be 
in an auditorium-based Gemorrah shiur, 
he was continually one of the first to 
reach the indoor rink at 10:45. Aaron will 
study the history of our civilization at 
the Main Center this fall. 

"The scholar is the student of the 
world." 

Emerson 






Did you hear the one about . 



We're late! 






G.O. petty cash. 



ABRAHAM SCHWARTZBARD 

Bulletin Sports Editor 7-8; Arista 7-8; 
Athletics Commission 7; Library Squad 
1; Softball Team 6-8; Class Athletic 
Manager 4,7; Class High School Bowl 
Team 6; Class Debating Team 1-4; 
Class Math Team 1-8; Intramurals 1-8; 
Hausman Award 3. 

Abe's love for sports was only ex- 
ceeded by his talents at them. Pilot of 
the Bulletin Sports Department, he kept 
his readers informed of the ups and 
downs of the Yugars, while himself 
starring in Varsity Softball and intra- 
mural everything. Abe will study en- 
gineering at Brooklyn as a final gesture 
against his namesake. 

"He stands in the mere shadow of a 
mighty name." 

Lucan 








JOSHUA SHAPIRO 

Dialect 7-8; Class Math Manager 3, 5-8; 
Class Math Team 1-2,4,7-8; Radio Club 
1-8. 

Joshua, one of the sanitation depart- 
ment's learners, took time out to see an 
extra-curricular newspaper to its com- 
pletion. He tried to restore interest in a 
dying language by heading the Dialect's 
Yiddish section. Joshua will electrical en- 
gineer his way through City College next 
term. 

"The press restrained! Nefarious 
thought!" 

Matthew Green 



LARRY SHUSTERMAN 

Chagigot 5-7; Elections Commission 3-4; 
Swimming Team 3-6. Captain 7-8; Soft- 
ball Team 3-4, 7-8; Class Athletic Man- 
ager 7; Intramurals 3-8; Y.E.P. 1-2. 

YUHSB's answer to Johnny Weiss- 
muller, Larry starred on the swimming 
team for three years. A stern encounter 
with ANZ was his reward for spiking R. 
Drillman's daily sustenance. Larry will 
attend T.L and Y.C. as a Bio-chemistry 
major next year. 

"A hairy body, and arms stiff with 
bristles give promise of a manly soul." 

Juvenal 



Sock it to me, baby! 





STEVEN SIMON 

Varsity Basketball 3-8; Varsity Swim- 
ming 1-2; Softball Team 1-2, 7-8; Class 
Math Team 3-4, 7-8; Intramurals 1-8; 
Elchanite Typing 7-8. 

One of the most likable fellows in 
BTA, Steve will always be remembered 
as the best audience any jokester could 
hope for. A sophomore member of 
Varsity, he developed one of the finest 
shots in the M.J.H.S.L. Steve will major 
in Math at Yeshiva College. 

"Blessed shall be thy basket." 

Deuteronomy 



PAUL SKOLNIK 

Arista 7-8; Service Squad 1-2; Review 
Literary Editor 3-8; J.V. Basketball 
Manager 3-4; Class Sanitation Manager 
1-8; Hausman Award 5. 

One of Rabbi Dardac's Masmidim, 
Paul was always ready to lend a helping 
hand to any of his classmates. Time- 
keeper par excellence, he tended to all 
the needs of the J. V. 'ers. Peretz will 
continue his learning while at B. C. 

"A religious person earns the respect 
of his fellow man." 

Thomas Paine 





STEVEN SPRINGER 

Elchanite Activities Editor 7-8; Elections 
Commission 7-8; Purchasing Commission 
3; Constitution Commission 2; Varsity 
Basketball Team 3-8; Service Squad 1; 
Library Squad 1-2; Class Vice President 
2; Class Athletic Manager 1,3,5; Class 
H.S. Bowl Team 3,7; Class Math Team 
4; Intramurals 1-8. 

Solidly built, Steve became a varsity 
man in his sophomore year. An officer of 
the Corner Club, he was one of the early 
morning Zimbaro men. This Fall, 
when his hair starts getting darker, Steve 
will travel on the Mill Basin bus to Brook- 
lyn College. 

"Sweet lovers love the Spring." 

Shakespeare 



They're coming to take us away. 






BENNIE STEINBERG 

Arista 5-8; Math Team 4; Service Squad 
2; Hebrew Library Squad 1-2; Chess and 
Checkers Team 1-8; Class High School 
Bowl Team 1-6; Class Debating Team 
1-6; Class Math Team 1-8; Intramurals 
1-8; C.T.O.F. 6; C.T.O.T. 7-8; Hausman 
Award 3. 

Bennie iravailled his way from Toras 
Ernes to Faivushevitz and a rare sixth- 
term berth in the Club. He will check- 
mate his way to a mathematics degree at 
Washington Heights. 

"The Dip." 

Zuck 



LEONARD STEINER 

Service Squad 1-2; Library Squad 2-3; 
Tennis Team 1-6, Captain 7-8; Class 
Vice-President 1; Class Sanitation Man- 
ager 3-6; Class High School Bowl Team 
4-8; Class Debating Team 5; Class Math 
Team 5-6; Intramurals 1-8; Hausman 
Award 3. 

Lenny lived up to Moe's expectations 
by being the highest scorer on the French 
Achievement Test. Inspired by Dr. Ziirojf, 
he will major in pre-medicine at Queens 
next semester. 

"Leonard, commencez le devoir." 

le Professeur 



STEWART STRICKMAN 

Arista 7-8; Elections Commission 6; 
Purchasing Commission 7; Debating 
Team 7-8; Spectrum 5-8; Hakol Feature 
Editor 5-6, Editor-in-Chief 7-8; Y.O.C. 
5-8; J.V. Debating 3-4; Class President 
6; Class Debating Team 3-8; Hausman 
Awards 3,5; C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

Stewart established a tradition in 
R. Shussheim's class by being the first to 
use carbon paper during the finals. One of 
the most amiable boys in the grade, he 
could always be counted on for a humor- 
ous remark when the situation warranted 
one. Stew will pursue a Chemistry major 
at Yeshiva in September. 

"A friend to all, an enemy to none." 

Benjamin Franklin 




MARC SUSSER 
Arista 7-8: Purchasing Commission 5-6: 
Civil Service Commission 7-8: Yugar Art 
Editor 5-6, Associate Editor 7-8: Dialect 
French Editor 7-8; Soccer Team 6-8: Ten- 
nis Team 7-8: Class Debating Team 3-4: 
Class Math Team 3-8: Intramurals 3-8. 

The only senior to take a third year of 
French, Marc was justly rewarded by 
Moe. He put his flair for art to good use 
on Yugar covers and devoirs de franqais. 
Marc will have the opportunity to take a 
fourth-year of his favorite romance 
language in the fall at Brooklyn College. 

"Speak in French, the language of the 
intelligentsia." 

Carlyle 



MENACHEM TAUBUS 
Varsity Basketball 5-6, Captain 7-8: Ser- 
vice Squad 1: J.V. Basketball 3-4: Class 
Athletic Manager 6; Class Math Team 3; 
Intramurals 1-8: Hausman Awards 3,5. 

Menny led the charge foi the Yugars 
on the court as well as the charge of the 
infantry in the Rock's domain. A liberal 
dose of Zuck, Looie, and Irv will help 
Menachem as he swishes into an en- 
gineering career next year at Brooklyn. 

"O Captain! my Captain! 

The prize we sought is won." 

Whitman 



MORDECHAI TEMPLEMAN 
Arista 4-8; School Math Team 1-6, Cap- 
tain 7-8; Spectrum Editor-in-Chief 7-8; 
Class Debating Team 1-2; Hausman 
Awards 3,5: School Math Manager 6; 
C.T.O.F. 6:C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

A devout believer in the principles 
of B'nei Akiva. Marty selflessly gave 
of his free time to attend Tochniyot. In 
his spare moments, he helped out a 
stumbling math instructor by teaching 
the class. Mordechai will take his- slide 
rule to Y.U. next year where he will 
make students out of his Physics mentors. 

•'Torah V'avodah!" 

Israel ben Torah 





If Raskolnikov were guilty wouldn't he 
say that an innocent man would not say 
that he wasn't guilty? 




IRVING D. THORNE 
Chagigot 7-8: Lost and Found Commis- 
sion 3-4: Service Squad 1-2: Review 
Associate Editor 5-6, Editor-in-Chief 7-8: 
J.V. Basketball 3-4: J.V. Debating 1-4: 
Class Athletic Manager 6: Class De- 
bating Manager 3-5: Class Debating 
Team 1-8: Class Math Team 3-8: Intra- 
murals 1-8. 

Irv. one of our star backyard hoop- 
sters. used his physical prowess in eight 
terms oj intrannirals and on the J.V. An 
illustrious member of Max's famed 
Junior class, he took an immediate liking 
to this controversial mentor. Irv will 
become a physician after being graduated 
from Brooklyn. 

"Strength of mind with strength of 
body." 

Michael Dravton 





MARTIN TURK 
Hebrew Library 3-4: Class Elchanite 
Business Manager 6: Class H.S. Bowl 
Team 3-8: Class Math Team 6-8: Class 
Debating Team 1-4. 

.4 lover of the esoteric. Marty could 
always be found with a history book 
under his Gemorah. .Although a great 
history student and one of the elite Y.A. 
men. his true love was Physics, which 
brought him a 650 in his .Achievements 
before completing the course. One oj the 
great defers of Rabbi Dardac. Marty 
will get the last word on Y'oc by attend- 
ing Brooklyn where he will pursue a 
degree in Physics. 

"The history of science is science it- 
self." 

Goethe 



HARRY UVEGI 
Service Squad 1-2: Library Squad 1-2; 
Class Elchanite Business Manager 7; 
Class Athletic Manager 8. 

Linguist of the Senior class. Harry 
nonetheless managed to remain in the 
dark during two years of the professor. 
He displayed his loyalty to .4 T& T by 
being the first to use the telephone in 
the new budding. Harry will dabble in 

Art at B.C. 

"The essence of humor is sensibility." 

Carlvle 





YALE SAM WAHL 

Chagigot 7-8; Varsity Debating Team 
Research 7-8; School Math Team 6-8; 
Review Literary Editor 7-8; Class Math 
Manager 5-6,8; Class Debating Team 
5-8; Class Math Team 5-6; Y.E.P. 1-4. 

A latecomer to VUHSB, Yale quickly 
made his mark in the Math and Science 
departments. He succeeded in having his 
name mispronounced three different 
ways at Math Meets and in R. Shus- 
sheim's class. Yale will calculate next 
term at Stony Brook while studying 
Physics. 

"Who is the Yale man?" 

Butchered Madison Ave. 



CARL WALDMAN 

Hebrew Library 1-4; Class Debating 
Team 1-8; Intramural Ping-Pong 1-4; 
Class Math Team 7-8; Varsity Hockey 
Team 1-8. 

Star left-winger on the YuPucks, Carl 
was off and running at the sound of the 
bell to reach his beloved court. He was 
one of the few students to go the route 
from the head Hebrew librarian to an 
executive position in the sanitation de- 
partment. Carl will chemicate at Yeshiva 
this fall. 

"Score!" 

Wynn Elliot 





IRA WEG 

Elchanite Literary Editor 7-8; Topics 
News Editor 5-6, Editor-in-Chief 7-8; 
Arista 6-8; Varsity Debating Team Re- 
search 5-8; English Library Squad 1-4; 
Class Debating Team 3-8; Class High 
School Bowl Team 2-5. 

Pilot of a great metropolitan news- 
paper, Ira's biting editorials sought re- 
form in YUHSB. His adeptness at punny 
humor brought him a prime position in 
chazarah "bull sessions". Ira will study 
medicine after a sojourn at Y. U. 

"Literature is the thought of thinking 
souls." 

Carlyle 



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STEPHEN WEIN 
Glee Club 1-2; Civil Service Commis- 
sion 7; Soccer Team 1-6, Captain 7-8; 
Class Vice-President 8; Class Debating 
Team 7-8; Intramurals 1-8. 

Steve's favorite activities ranged from 
a scholarly sojourn in Y.A.'s A. P. His- 
torical Society to attendance at all 
Y'ligar games. Legs justly earned his 
nickname by putting them to good use 
captaining the Soccer Team. Steve's 
history career will be begun at Brooklyn. 

"His legs excel all men's." 

Shakespeare 



JERRY C. WEINBERG 

Bulletin 7-8; Chagigot 5-8, Co-Head 7, 
Trips Commission 7; Swimming Team 
3-6, Captain 7-8; Softball Team 7-8; In- 
tramurals 3-8. 

A quickly assimilated Kommie, Jerry 
was in one of the first groups of seniors 
to be sent on a forced vacation. One of 
our jdstest students, he consistently led 
the swimming team to fine finishes. 
Jerry will study anatomy while prepar- 
ing for a medical career at Flatbush and 
Nostrand. 

"Matters shall go swimmingly." 

Cervantes 



WILLIAM WEINRIB 

School Athletic Manager 7; Elections 
Commission 7; Constitution Commission 
2; Trips Commission 4; Varsity Basket- 
ball Team 4-6; Captain 7-8; Library 
Squad 3-4; Softball Team 2-8; Tennis 
Team 1-8; J.V. Basketball Team 3-4; 
Class Athletic Manager 1-2; Class H.S. 
Bowl Manager 8; Intramurals 1-8; Haus- 
man Award 3; Bowling Team 7-8. 

Beginning his career as a T.A. back- 
board king. Willy worked his way up to 
Captain of the Basketball Team. A Drill- 
man Shussheim man. he frequented the 
washroom in the morning hours. Out- 
standing as a two-year M.J.H.S.L. All- 
Star. Willy will continue to shine in all 
his endeavors. 

"Give three cheers and one cheer 
more for the hearty Captain of the 
Yugars." 

Emended Gilbert and Sullivan 









SAMMY DAVID WILCHFORT 
Arista 4-8; Glee Club 1-6, Head 7-8; 
Purchasing Commission 6; Service Squad 
1; Hebrew Library Squad 1-2; Hakol 
6-8; Y.O.C. 4-8; Class President 2; Class 
High School Bowl Team 1-2,6-8; Class 
Math Team 1-8; Intramurals 1-8; Haus- 
man Awards 3,5; C.T.O.F. 6; C.T.O.T. 7-8. 

A charter member of C.T.O.T.. Sam 
put his powerful voice to work while 
heading the Glee Club and learning a 
blatt Gemorah. The Giant's chazarah 
partner, he could usually be found on a 
mitzvah walk or performing other 
mitzvahs. Sam will take his knowledge of 
club procedures with him, while searching 
for a new tea party Uptown. 

"Sammy, you are Rose's sister?" 

Big Moe 



ROBERT WOLF 

Elchanite Art Editor 7-8; Topics Art 
Editor 7-8; Chagiga 7-8; Discount Com- 
mission 3; Library Squad 1-4; Class 
Vice-President 7; Class High School 
Bowl Team 7-8; Class Math Team 3. 

R. Rabinowitz's favorite "little one". 
Bob spent many a happy day doodling his 
way through unstimulating foreign lan- 
guage courses. A four year coffee club 
man, he will yield to the influence of two 
of his Rabbis on the way to a bio career 
atTI.andV.C. 

"Wolves lose their teeth but not their 
nature." 

Old English Proverb 




DAVID M. WOLFSON 

Elchanite Activities Editor 7-8; School 
President 7; School Athletic Manager 6: 
Bulletin 6-8; Arista 5-8; Chagigot 7-8; 
Discount Commission 4; Elections Com- 
mission Head 7; Varsity Basketball 5-8; 
Service Squad 1-2; Y.O.C. 1-8; Softball 
Team 7-8; J.V. Basketball 3-4; J.V. De- 
bating 1-4; Class President 4; Class Vice- 
President 1-2; Class Athletic Manager 5; 
Hausman Awards 3,5; Bowling Team 
Captain 5-8; C.T.O.T. 7-8; Student Lead- 
er 7-8. 

An unlikely member of C.T.O.T., "his 
majesty the prez" commuted between the 
candy store and our sister school with 
brief stopovers at 1277. Although oc- 
cupied with the G.O. and the Elchanite, 
David managed to find time to learn 
Yiddish in the tea club. The only senior 
to drive a Caddy, he will accelerate 
down the path of Hippocrates. 

"I am a living witness that any one of 
your children may look to come to the 
presidency as my father's child has." 

David Lincoln 




Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. 




JACK YARMUSH 

Soda 1-8; With Ice 5-8; Candy 1-8; Hot 
and Cold 6-8; Mailman 7-8; Knishes 
5-8; With Oil 5-8; Chinese Chef 7-8; Deli 
7, until caught; Bakery 6-8; Acne Com- 
mission 1-8; Head Good Guy Forever 5-8. 
The man behind Do/ph Schayes. Jack 
now stuffs candy machines instead of 
baskets. The only one in the school with 
change of a dollar. Jack could always be 
recognized by a jingling noise emanating 
from his many pockets. Filling the most 
vital position of mailman in the new 
building. Jack will remain in T.A. where 
he will continue his vital services. 

"What is food to one man may be 
fierce poison to others." 

Lucretius 





STUART ZWEITER 
Glee Club 7-8; Civil Service Commission 
7; Varsity Basketball Manager 5-8; Ser- 
vice Squad 2; J.V. Basketball 3-4; Class 
Vice-President 4; Class Athletic Manager 
3,8; Class High School Bowl Team 3-6; 
Intramurals 1-8. 

Stuie. one of our intramural stars, 
lent his talents to managing the Yugars 
when not himself on the courts. A 
chaver of the corner club, he alleviated 
the tedium of the long days by gazing 
through the windows at the outside 
world. Stuie will yield to Booze's in- 
fluence by majoring in Pre-Law at our 
mother school. 

"Many that are first shall be last and 
the last shall be first." 

Matthew 




HONORS 



Arthur Ackernian 
HiUel Besdin 
Barry Birnbatim 
Harold Brand 
Fishel Broil 
Neil Danzig 
Benjamin Freedman 



NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP CORPORATION 

Finalists 

Ell ion Lerner 

David Martin 

Alfred Neugut 

Letters of Commendation 

Joel Goldman 
Jackie Herbst 
Israel Krakowski 
Elyakim Krumbein 
A vrani Malek 
Neil Nusbaum 
Mark Rand 



Allen Roth 
Richard Schijfmiller 
Bennie Steinberg 
Martin Tempteman 
Ira Weg 
David Wolfson 



NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP 

Semifinaiist 

A vram Malek 

GOVERNOR'S COMMITTEE AWARD 

Mark Rand 

Richard Schijfmiller 

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE CONTEST 

First Place 
A vram Malek 

FEDERATION OF FRENCH ALLIANCES AWARD 

Marc Susser 
ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODOX JEWISH SCIENTISTS ESSAY CONTEST 
First Prize 
Dov Frirner 
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT ESSAY CONTEST 
First Prize 
Bernard Lehrer 
NEW YORK STATE REGENTS SCHOLARSHIP 
Winners 
Joel Goldman 
Nathan Gottlieb 
Jacob Helfman 
Jackie Herbst 
Jesse Horowitz 
Mark Kaplow 
Gary Kaufman 
Jerry Kowalski 
Israel Krakowski 
David Kramer 
Elyakim Krumbein 
Elliott Lerner 
A vram Malek 
Irwin Mansdorf 
Allen Mansfield 
Marvin Markowitz 
David Martin 
Mark Merlis 
Alfred Neugut 
Neil Nusbaum 



Arthur Ackerman 
Harold Baumgarten 
Irving Berkowitz 
Allan Bernstein 
Hitlel Besdin 
Allen Birnbaum 
Barry Birnbaum 
Irving Birnbaum 
Sol Borger 
Harold Brand 
Fishel Bron 
Nachum Chernofsky 
Joshua Daniel 
Neil Danzig 
Daniel Freedberg 
Benjamin Freedman 
Stephen Friedman 
Dov Frimer 
Gerald Fruchter 
Daniel Ginsberg 



Jesse Cogan 
Robert Deutsch 
Yisrahel Gellman 
Lawrence Gorman 
Harvey Greenberg 
Norman Horowitz 
Jerry Judin 
A braham Katker 
Mayeer Karkowsky 
Martin Knecht 



Alternates 



Steven Pam 
Mark Rand 
Allen Roth 
Richard Schijfmiller 
Abraham Schwartzbard 
Joshua Shapiro 
Paid Skolnik 
Bennie Steinberg 
Leonard Steiner 
Marc Susser 
Menachem Taubus 
Martin Templeman 
Martin Turk 
Yale Wahl 
Carl Waldman 
Ira Weg 
Stephen Wein 
Sammv Wilchfort 
Robert Wolf 



Joel Michaels 
Jacob Pretter 
Irving Ring 
Alvin Rosen 
Marvin Schechter 
Mitchell Scheiman 
Steven Springer 
Stewart Sirickman 
David Wolfson 



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"Welcome to / the Yeshi / va University High 
I School for Boys / Brooklyn / Branch. "Hey, 
we thought we were in B.T.A. Oh, well! . . . 
We catch a glimpse of the future as we meet 
Ollie and his many chins, 
and Bernie, who teaches 
us how to count them 
. . . Hmmm. who's the 
Reb with 613 hairs on 
his head? . . . We quickly 
learn that misconduct 
will be met by stern and 
harsh discipline when 
our neighborly whispers 
in class are immediately 
hushed by the formid- 
able voice of our youth- 
ful mathematics mentor: 
"Aw, c'mon, guys! Fel- 
las, fellas!" and by the 
tortuous punishments of 
our geography peda- 
gogue: "Zero for the fol- 
lowing spaces." . . . Y.D.: 
"Hmm, who will recite 
the dikduk now? Oh, 
Mar Yosef Nechemiah 
Dov? No, no, uh. Mar 
Yitzchak Zvi Aryeh: No, 
no, uh. Mar Dov Yissa- 
char Zevulun? Oh, Helf- 
man, get up!" . . . Yonah 
really gets the "yolk" 
when R. Rabinowitz says: 
"Omelet, come here!" 
. . . W.W.: "Sit7ton, I'm 
going to fail you, so help 
me G-d! "Mansfield: 

"Yes?" . . . R.E.B.: " Dis grammar book is okay 
for duh ninety-men, but don't pay too much at- 
tention to duh pronunciation rules." . . . Metz 
displays his sports acumen as he asks us: 
"What's the score in the World Series?" Stu- 
dent: "2 — /." Metz: What inning?" Stu- 
dent: "Sixth." Metz: "Who's playing?" . . . R. 
Cooper threatens to punish class by announc- 
ing test marks . . . Metz discusses effect 
of Gobi Desert on European economy . . . 
Primer: "Rabbi Dardac, could I ask you about 
Drake's Cakes?" Y.D.: "I'd rather duck that 
question." . . . Mr. Allan informs us that he re- 



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ceives a botms for every student that he fails — 
Feig obliges . . . Student (to R. Cooper}: "Will 
the test count?" L.C.: "In most cases there was- 
n't much to count." . . . FLASH: Merlis gives 
surprise geography les- 
son! . . . Doc: "Urian, 
are you deaf?" Urian: 
"Huh?" . . . Perkel dis- 
covers that if you listen 
to a dog whistle, you 
will see that you cannot 
hear it . . . Merlis denies 
charge that he gives 
tests because we have 
nothing better to do . . . 
Yoc (to cut-sheet car- 
rier): "You always 
come in late." Cut- 
sheet carrier: "So do 
you." . . . Templeman 
begins long career of 
T.L.ing. Defeats Stein- 
berg for school cham- 
pionship. Monsieur 
drowns in process . . . 
Doc: "Does anybody 
have any questions?" 
Rocky: "I have a ques- 
tion." Doc: "/ am not 
answering questions 
now." . . . Cravats tells 
us of time he walked 
into lab and found a 
boa constrictor on the 
floor: "When they pulled 
me off the chandelier 
..."... R. Wolfson: 
"Martin, what are you 
"The cars, Reb. There 
goes a blonde . . . I mean a yellow one." Wolf- 
son: "Yeah, I know. Body by Fisher." . . . We 
bring destruction to Mets (the team, not the 
teacher} as Casey Stengel breaks wrist at 
West Point during our visit there . . . Y.D.: 
"What did Ya-aahh-kov institute?" Cogan: 
"He instituted Ma-aahh-riv." . . . Freshie year 
ends with a bang as Bob kicks Wolfson out of 
"Duh final" for closing "duh window" and Doc 
teaches us the meaning of true love — 60 and 
four E's . . . We are assured of being the first 
sophomore class in the new building. 




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W^e/ — CO/7Z6' once / again to / the Yeshi/ 
va University / High / School for / Boys 
Brooklyn / Branch . . . R. Shmidman takes 
over where R. Rabinowitz left off: winning tic- 
ket in raffle — So He 
Must Be Infinitely 
Dumb . . . Bo: "you 
don't have to be an ath- 
lete to get athlete's 
foot. Just as you don't 
have to be an astronaut 
to get mistletoe." Tem- 
pleman: "You don't have 
to be Jewish to love 
Levy's." . . . Window- 
fixers disrupt Shmid's 
class. Turns out they 
fixed wrong window . . . 
Y.D.: "When I call your 
name, tell me on which 
of the past six days you 
were here!" Student: 
"Here, here, not here, 
here, not here, here." . . . 
Sanders tells Primer: 
"Whatever you're drink- 
ing, give me some!" . . . 
Helfman gets Mansfield 
elected teacher over 
Y.A. . . . Sanders: 
"What's your name?" 
Ginsberg: "Danny Gins- 
berg." Sanders: "Are 
you a private?" . . . 
Nusbaum dazzles class 
with first debate. Bril- 
liant oration puts out 
lights in whole city — 

November 9, 1965 . . . Freedman: "Reb, what's 
belly-button lint?" Bo: "It's not one of the top 
ten killers." . . . Handler walks in with library 
summonses for Frimer and Y.D. Y.D.: "We'll 
have our day in court." Frimer: "Every dog 
has his day." . . . Simon and Springer begin 
long benchwarming careers as soph represen- 
tatives on varsity . . . Birnbaum: "Is this test 
going to be a race against time?" Cooper: "In 




your case, maybe." . . . Y.A. sends Neugut 
out of class to prove a division in World War 
I consisted of 15,000 men. Neugut returns in 
20 minutes with Brooklyn Public Library 
book. Y.A.: "You're a 
dupe." . . . Bo: "The 
holes in Swiss cheese are 
not made by people or 
shot from guns. Bac- 
teria make them." 
Mansfield: "What about 
the holes in bagels?" . . . 
Templeman continues 
freshman tradition by 
drowning Moe in ptyalin 
solution. Steinberg claims 
foul . . . Arluck destroys 
Neugut' s thespian aspir- 
ations: "Freckles and a 
lisp, you'll never make 
Hollywood." . . . San- 
ders gives us the answer 
to all our problems: 
"Take another swig." 
. . . Cooper: "Do you 
see the triangles on the 
ceiling? It takes a little 
time to see." Semi- 
stoned student: "Yeah, 
they're right next to 
the pink elephants." . . . 
Student: "Does it hurt 
when you cut the um- 
bilical cord?" Bo: "I 
don't remember." . . . 
Anz: "I don't think you 
boys should take advan- 
tage of poor Rabbi Rabi- 
nowitz. When I came into the room before I 
saw the whole class over to the left and Rabbi 
Rabinowitz pinned against the wall." . . . Tem- 
pleman: "What's the cure for a virus?" Bo: 
"Teshuva." . . . Helfman (in Dardac's class): 
"Ha! Ha! Ha!" R. Dardac: "Who made that 
silly sound?" Helfman: "I did. I thought you 
were making a joke and I didn't want you to 
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Bo: "How does a Paramecium divide by binary fission?" 

Freedman: "You're asicing me?" 

Bo: "Yes." 

Freedman: "You mean the Paramecium?" 

Bo: "Yes." 

Freedman: "You mean by binary fission?" 

Bo: "Yes." 

Freedman: "I don't i<now." 

Student: "Will the test count?" 

Louie: "In most cases there wasn't much to count." 

Martin: "Does a sperm have a brain?" 
Bo: "It has a membrane." 



Louie shows his love of students. 

Cut-sheet carrier: "Frimer's father wants him." 

Louie: "Good. I'm glad somebody wants him." 

Or 

Louie: "Where were you?" 

Martin: "I was out." 

Louie: "You asi<ed to go out and I wouldn't let you. I 

don't mind that you went out. I'm only sorry that you 

came back. 

We're assured of being the first juniors in the new build- 
ing. 

Last day of school relieves us of Lessell forever. We think: 
"We'll never get a sadist like him again." 

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We begin our third year with great apprehension 
but are immediately set at ease by the com- 
forting words oj our teachers . . . Zuck: "With- 
in two months I will have destroyed every 
single one of you." . . . 
Moe: " Eef Ah catch 
just wahn boy toking in 
mah class, Ah will fail 
heem with fawhty pawnts 
and fawr U's." . . . Cut 
sheet carrier begins 
rounds of the Junior 
classes in chem room. 
Freshie: "Boy. it smells 
in here." Zuck: "Only 
since you walked in." 
. . . In Hebrew room. 
Cut Sheet Boy: "But Doc, 
I don't need an admit." 
. . . Relaxation begins 
as Greenblum "pfum- 
fers" through another 
term . . . Greenblum: 
"Are your hands up, or 
are you airing your arm- 
pits?" . . . Moe tells us 
that there are two pur- 
poses to anagrams: to 
learn spelling, to learn 
vocabulary, and to be 
able to see words . . . 
Neugut: "5!" Class: "4, 
3,2,1." Greenblum: 

"Neugut, see me after 
class." . . . Later . . . 
Greenblum: "Log 10" 
Class: "9,8.7." Wolf son: 
"Greenblum, see me 

after class." . . . Cogan walks in wearing a 
suit. Zuck: "I didn't know they were putting 
cuffs on burlap bags." . . . Frimer sports a new 
shirt. Zuck: "Frimer, I almost bought a shirt 
like that but I didn't want to break a nickel." 
. . . Second term is going to be different. (Oh 
Yeah?) . . . Zuck: "Who's the strongest in the 
class?" Helfman: "Steinberg, he can lick any- 
one." . . . R. Frankel readies himself to give up 
six "talmidim" to C.T.O.F. . . . R. Frankel: 
"Everyone was ignorant the day he was born." 
Martin: "That mean you were ignorant way be- 
fore me, Reb." R. Frankel: "But you're still ig- 
norant." . . . Frimer: "Why does a fire go out 
when I blow on it?" Zuck: "With your breath. 



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what do you expect to happen?" . . . Moe knowl- 
edgeably informs us that when Holland was 
flodded. the people fell down and the houses 
were killed . . . Danzig: "Does the law of Co- 
sines apply to all tri- 
angles?" Cooper: "No. 
only to three-sided 
ones." Danzig: "And 
not to circles?" Cooper: 
"Only not to the round 
ones." . . . Arliick deci- 
mates Green . . . Ar- 
luck: ""In this course you 
need a certain amount 
of intelligence and a 
method of expressing 
yourself. That's why 
you're behind. Green." 
. . . Five minutes later 
. . . Arluck: "Green, do 
vou have permission to 
make a fool of yourself?" 
. . . A chorus of the Star- 
Spangled Banner starts 
in the back of R. Drill- 
man's room. Rock: 
""ShustermanH! Get 

out!!! You can sing your 
rock-n'-roll songs out- 
side!" . ■ . Moe gives us 
an insight into the life 
of a great man: ""One 
time when Einstein was 
a small boy it was very 
cold outside and he 
went to sit at the front 
of the furnace to make 
warm. But he was sitting 
too close and his mother walked over to him 
and she said. "Einstein! why are you so close to 
the furnace?' "... Moe then presents us with 
a deep psychological problem: ""What would 
you do if you were on a boat with both oJ your 
parents and the boat was sinking and you could 
only save one parent, who would you save?" 
Student: "I would try to procure the salvation 
of both of my progenitors and if I should su- 
cumb to the waves, then so be it." Moe: ""No 
that it is not right. Who knows? Nobody knows? 
Well. I will tell you. This is the answer given 
bv a boy in France. He said he would try to 
save both parents and if he failed, then they will 
all die. "... 




Pick up that 1876 Philadel- 
phia minted twenty-cent 
piece with the smudge on 
its back. 




Thord at work! 



Student: "Mr. Barrett, do you start your calculus course 

with differentiation?" 
Mr. Barrett: "No, I always start with integration." 



Zuck: "Get an admit. An admit from Berlin is worth no 
admit. If you can't get one from Mrs. Rosenman, get 
one from what's his name? Oh, yeah — Anz." 



Zuck: "One judo chop can kill." 

Steinberg: "How many black belts do you have?" 

Martin: "He needs two to get around him." 

Student: "Will spelling count on the test?" 

Zuck: "Only if you spell 'electron' P-R-O-T-O-N." 

Rabbi Frankel: "Martin didn't cry when he was circum- 
cised as it is written, 'Foolish people don't have feel- 
ings.' " 



Merlis: "Arabs used to turn prisoners over to the women- 
folk, who would castrate them." 
Neugut: "What does castrate mean?" 
Merlis: "Don't worry, you've got your pants on." 

Students take time out from studies to collect $5,000 
for Israeli War. We take regents and are assured of 
being the first graduating class of the new building. We 
know better by now, and resign ourselves to a graduate 
year of fun and frolics at Church and Bedford. 





The last day of school. 



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fo// o/ '67 brings surprise to us all as we move 
10 old building at A venue M. They tell us thai 
it used to be a movie studio. They must have 
used it for disaster scenes . . . Senior course of 
studies is immediately 
and adequately defined. 
Green: "What are we 
learning?" W. W.: "Noth- 
ing." . . . CTOF trans- 
formed to CTOT. R. 
Vogel: "Don't sit on the 
couch. That's the of- 
fice." . . . .4NZ informs 
us that we are very for- 
tunate to be getting a 
new English teacher. We 
think: "If we were really 
fortunate to be getting 
a new English teacher, 
then he would not tell 
us that we were fortu- 
nate. But if he would 
tell us that we were for- 
tunate, then we would 
think that he was not 
telling us that we were 
fortunate because we 
were not fortunate and 
we really are fortunate. 
But it cuts both ways." 
. . . Inexplicable disap- 
pearances plague school. 
Anz: "We're still mis- 
sing 302.303. and 304 
signs." Cogan: "But 
Rabbi Doctor, there are 
! no holes for screws on 
those doors." Martin: 

"Well, there are two possibilities. Either the 
culprits who stole the signs stuffed up the holes 
or they stole the signs and the holes with them." 
Anz: "We must take that under consideration." 
. . . French logic topped only by French math. 
Moe: "I have ten classes, six in the boys' school 
and six in the girls'." . . . Strum still in top 
shape: "Boys, you're having the College Boards 
yesterday and the scholarship test last week." 
. . . Ruderman: "If you multiply two by four, 
you get 76.000,000." Class: "But it equals 
eight." Ruderman: "Oh, you're always picking 
on little things." . . . He exits and is replaced 
by medical school dropout. Helfman: "I thought 
that chubby medical school dropouts only teach 
chem." Mrs. Rosenman: "How come nobody's 
ever absent in Mr. Tarendash's class?" Taren- G.O. office." 




dash cracks Jokes but we can't print ihem . . . 
Cogan (to Rabbi Dardaci: "Reb. I got Jewish 
history this term." Rabbi Dardac runs into 
office, and five minutes later. Strum: "I seem to 
have made a mistake. 
You should have been as- 
signed to Jewish Philos- 
ophy." . . . Greenberg: 
"Who wrote the book?" 
Silvers tein: I did." 
HOG: "Excuse me?" 
Silverstein: "I did." 
Student: "Who wrote 
the book?" Silverstein: 
"Excuse me?" . . . Chalk 
fights break out in R. 
Yogeis class. Appli- 
cants for this class must 
either play guitar or 
have good aim with 
chalk. Things swing in 
the mornings too. R. 
Faivushevitz: "Temple- 
man, it used to be all 
math. Now it's all girls." 
Frimer: "It's easy to 
change from math to girls. 
It's all figures." . . . Pa- 
nacea revealed by Sand- 
ers: "Solve all your prob- 
lems. Take another swig. 
. . . Moe knows all about 
food too: "A large frank- 
furter is a salami." . . . 
Weiss: This is the last 
time I want to have to 
tell you to sit down. 
Class: "You mean we 
have to stand for the rest of the year." . . . Moe: 
"Ma good friend Rabbi Dardac will cut ma 
throat if I go a little bit far. However you can 
talk about girls if you like" . . . Understatement 
of year — W.W.: "I've been learning longer than 
you and I don't know anything." . . . Moe: 
"What is the past participle?" Wahl: 
' M-O-R-T." Mor: "Now, how do you spell 
it?" . . . Bron: "How did they get wood for 
succahs when they were in the Midbar?" R. 
Wolfson: "Some Jew had an agency." . . . 
Brevity is the sign of greatness — Danzig: 
"Markheim want to show that he's superior." 
Silverstein: "Could you elaborate on that?" Dan- 
zig: "No." . . . R. Wolfson: "Get me an admit." 
Green: "I can't, Reb, I don't have a kev to the 



Moe gives example of French modesty: "I don't want to 
say that I'm better than the others. I'll let you find out 
for yourselves." Louie follows suit: "Perhaps the book 
interprets it differently than I do. That doesn't mean 
that they're wrong." . . . Moe teaches magical incanta- 
tion: 

"If you want to have a pain in the ear, you say 'J' ai mal 
a I'Oreille.' " 

Y.D.: "Turk, don't raise your voice." 

Turk: "If I don't raise my voice, you're gonna keep on 

going and I'll never get a word in." 
Y.D.: "Those are the breaks." 

Louie, walking around class during test, "Allan, what are 

you having trouble with?" 
B: "Number two." 
Louie: "You mean that you can't get the answer from 

Schechter?" 
Bernstein: "I did, but I'm pretty sure that he's wrong." 

Moe: "Your conversation is about what?" 
Cogan: "About two minutes." 

Student: "Will probability be on the test?" 
Louie: "Probably." 

Ginsberg: "Crime doesn't pay." 

R. Yogel: "Who put grime in my tay?" 

Frimer: "Not grime, chalk." 

R. Yogel: "Who doesn't talk?" 

Horowitz: "For this I had to come into this class? I could 

have stayed with that Yellow, Mellow, or whatever 

his name is." 

"Vayomos Hamelech" and the natives rioted. 

Hey! We're graduating. Who cares about the diary, about 




I'd like to pay for Hilly, please. 




We finally graduate. 



school or about Y.U.? We're given it the best years of 
our lives — and what have we gotten in return? Anz, Y.D., 
Moe, Zuck, Jack's knishes, broken desks, pigeons, 
ASMW, unexcused admits, heatless winters, decrepit 
classrooms . . . but it was worth it. 




V^ITIES 





Left to right: Alfred Neugut, Jesse Cogan, Editors-in-Chief. 



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Mr. Harry Allan, Advisor. 





Left to right; David Martin, Richard Schiffmiller, Co-Editors. 




Left to right: Ira Weg, Allen Mansfield, Literary Editors. 



Left to right: Jerry Kowalski, Mrs. Gertrude Token, Martin Knecht, Business 

Managers. 





TH£ BIBLE SAYS 

So teach us to 
number our days 

that we may 
apply our hearts 

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Left to right: Neil Danzig, Steven Pam, Harold Baumgarlen, Jesse Horowitz, Photography- 
Editors. 



Left to right: Robert Wolf, 
Jackie Herbst, Arthur Acker- 
man, Art Editors. 




Left to right: Steven Springer, David Wolfson, 
Nathan Gottlieb, .Activities Editors. 



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Left to right: Irwin Lifrak, Yonah Hamlet, Typing 
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The responsibility of coordinating the numerous extra- 
curricular activities lies in the hands of the General Or- 
ganization. Headed by the Executive Council, consisting 
of the president, vice-president, and the secretary- 
treasurer who are elected biannually, the legislative body 
is composed of two representatives from each English 
class. By holding meetings twice a month, the General 
Organization was able to cope with all problems concern- 
ing the student body. 

This year's G.O. was faced with the added problems that 
come with an increased student body and new surround- 
ings. Commencing its activities under the leadership of 
fall term President David Wolfson, this year's General 
Organization proved to be one of the best ever. 

The General Organization provided the students with 
various assemblies ranging from a debate between Mel 
Dubin and Bertram Podell, opponents in an election for 
Congress, to a demonstration on microwaves given by 
representatives of the Bell Telephone Laboratories. Sup- 
plementing these were the various debating and high 
school bowl assemblies. 

President Wolfson can be given credit for helping to in- 
continued on pg 69 




FALL TERM 




Left to right, FIRST ROW: Murray Benjamin, Asher Mansdorf, Allan Frutcher; SECOND ROW: 
Philip Waldoks, Mattie Weinstock; THIRD ROW: David Unterberg, Looie Davies, Martin Levinger, 
Stanley Adler, Moishe Yarmush, Charles Orbuch, Martin Schiffmiller, Sam Davies, Tully Reich; 
FOURTH ROW: Allan Bernstein, Izzy Krakowski, Jack Herbst, Jerry Weinberg, Barry Babich, Josh 
Daniel; STA NDING: Shloimie Green, Rocky Rothblatt. 



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SPRING TERM 




Left to right, FIRST ROW: Howie Weinrib, Gerald Feig, Sol Fisher; SECOND ROW: Barry Hol- 
lander, Abcdef G. Hijklmn, Harry Dym, Chuckle Bendheim, Charlie Orbuch, Philip Waldoks, Lenny 
Hirsch, Sam Davies: THIRD ROW: Jeffrey Bronheim, Isidore Steiner, Vince Weisman; FOURTH 
ROW: Jerry Weinberg, Martin Knecht, Rocky Rothblatt, Harry Uvegi, Izzy Krakowski, Sol Borger; 
STANDING: Mark Kaplow, Stephen Wein. 




novate the very successful Hebrew High School Bowl 
team. Under his tutelage, season passes to the Yugars' 
home games were professionally printed for the first time. 
More season passes than ever before were sold thanks to 
an all-out campaign by the G.O. In addition to these 
accomplishments, Dave obtained many discounts for the 
students and also helped attract the largest attendance 
ever at a Chagiga. 

After serving as Secretary-Treasurer, Irv Birnbaum was 
more than capable to hold the office of President. The 
Spring Term G.O., under his leadership, was responsible 
for many interesting assemblies, highlighted by an enter- 
taining Varsity-Faculty high school bowl match. The 
most important event of the year, the Senior trip to Mon- 
treal, was successfully arranged by a committee 
appointed and headed by President Birnbaum. Innovated 
by him also were the Student Lounge and a system of 
Grade Presidents to aid him in matters concerning their 
grades. 

Ably assisting the General Organization in all its endeav- 
ors was Mr. Joseph Strum, whose assistance was always 
given when requested. 




FALL TERM; Irving Birnbaum, Secretary-Treasurer. David Wolfson, Presi- 
dent. Gary Kaufman, Vice-President. 



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Mr. Joseph Strum, Advisor 





SPRING TERM: Allan Bernstein, Vice-President. Irving Birnbaum, President. 
Sol Borg, Secretary-Treasurer. 



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Left to right: Robert Fluhr, Sol Borg, Neil Nusbaum, Arthur Ackerman, Neal Ringel, Stewart 
Strickman, Dov Primer, Joel Michaels, Marcus Kurtz, Sam Safran, Martin SchifTmiller, Israel Krakow- 
ski, Jerry Weinberg, Neil Danzig, Jacob Pretter, Avram Malek, Barry Birnbaum, Paul Skolnik, David 
Kramer, Abraham Schwartzbard, Ira Weg, David Wolfson, Allan Bernstein, Marvin Markowitz, Mark 
Merlis, Sammy Wilchfort, Martin Templeman, Yisrahel Gellman, Jesse Horowitz, Jacob Helfman, 
Alfred Neugut, Philip Waldoks, Joshua Daniel, Morris Bernstein, Gary Kaufman, Howard Brick, 
Mark Rand, Elliott Lerner, Bennie Steinberg, Pierre Cauchon, Alvin Rosen, Irving Birnbaum, Jesse 
Cogan, Hillel Besdin, Elyakim Krumbein, Marc Susser. 




FALL TERM. Left to right: Allen Mansfield, Secretary-Treasurer. David 
J. Martin, President. Richard Schiflfmiller, Vice-President. 



Arista, our school's chapter of the National Honor Socie- 
ty, consists of a group of highly select students. All have 
attained excellence in both Talmudic and secular studies 
and have done service to the school. 

Under the leadership of Fall Term President David 
Martin and Spring Term President Richard Schiffmiller, 
Arista served many functions. First, it gave public rec- 
ognition to those students who had achieved success in 
their studies. Second, Arista played an important role in 






Rabbi Louii Cooper, .tcJvisor 



its capacity as academic leader of the school, and it set 
an example for underclassmen to follow. Once again, the 
members undertook the job of tutoring slower students. 
Highlighting the accomplishments of this organization were 
the induction assembly and the successful trip to West 
Point. 

Taking over this year as advisor to Arista was Rabbi 
Louis Cooper. With his quick wit and fine sense of humor 
he led Arista to one of its most successful seasons. 




SPRI/VG TERM. Left to right; Martin Knecht, Secretary-Treasurer. Richard 
SchifTmiller, President. Gerald Fruchter, Vice-President. 





Left to right, SEATED: Ira Weg, Irwin Mansdorf, Edilors-in-Chief: STANDING: Gary Kaufman, 
Jesse Horowitz, Feature Editors. Jerry Kowalslci, Sports Editor. Philip Waldoks, News Editor. 





One of the major student publications of YUHSB is the 
Topics. The paper is a conglomeration of news articles, 
feature stories, editorials, poems, and cartoons, pro- 
viding a medium of expression for our talented writers 
and artists. Its circulation of one thousand is financed by 
G.O. appropriations and the collection of ads. 
This year, under the editorship of Ira Weg and Irwin 
Mansdorf, the Topics made its appearance three times. 
Newly innovated was the use of photo-offset instead of 
the former letterpress. Regularly featured articles in- 
cluded The G.O. Speaks, which gave the President's 
views on controversial topics; Sound-Off, an article by 
Jesse Horowitz which stated student opinions, and Sports 
Slants, a sypnosis of the prospects and events of our 
varsity teams, written by Jerry Kowalski. 



Mr. Josef Brand, .Advisor. 




Left to right, SEA TED: Jacob Pretter, Abraham Kalker, Editors-in-Chief. David Martin, Editorial 
Adviser; STANDING: Samuel Safran, Richard Schiffmiller, News Editors. Abraham Schwartzbard, 
Sports Editor. Harold Pretter, Managing Editor. 




Designed to provide up-to-date coverage of the events 
within our school, the Bulletin became the most popular 
YUHSB publication. It provided an opportunity for all 
its readers to keep abreast of all recent administrative 
and student activities. The caustic and controversial 
editorials were augmented by witty, satirical cartoons. 
Each week the Bulletin sported a comprehensive review 
of athletic events and usually contained a feature article. 

Ably edited by Abraham Kalker and Jacob Pretter, the 
Bulletin supplemented its usual issues with special Elec- 
tions, Surveys, and Regents Scholarship Report publica- 
tions. 




DIALECT 




TOP TO BOTTOM: Yis- 
rahel Gellman, Elyakim 
Krumbein, Barry Birnbaum, 
Marc Susser, Irvin 
Birnbaum, Jacob Pretter, 
Edilor-in-Chiej. 



MINOR 




Left to right, STANDING: Yale Wahl, Jackie Herbst, Richard Schiff- 
miller, Gary Kaufman, Irving Thorne, Editor-in-Chief: KNEELING: 
Ronald Rothblatt, 



This year's minor publications provided YUHSB 
with quality literature. The Yugar, sometimes 
controversial, and cruelly exterminated by in- 
competent censors, kept students aware of 
MJHSL news. The Spectrum, a merger of last 
year's Corollary and Atom, was well-received by 
the math and science-minded students. The 
Focus highlighted items in the news, giving the 
students a better idea of what these items were 
all about. The Review provided gifted students 
with a medium for publicizing their works. The 
Dialect, our language publication, featured com- 
positions in French, Hebrew, and Yiddish. Thord. 
the learning man's publication, featured poetry 
and plays besides a sharp critique of local news. 



FOCUS 




Left to right; Richard Polirer, Stewart Strickman, Mark Rand, Editor-in-ChieJ. Marlm Knecht, Editor- 
in-Chief. Arthur Ackerman, Norman Bodenstein. 



YUGAR 



PUBLICATIONS 





Left to right, SITTING: Philip Waldoks, Joel Michaels, Sol Borg; STA.\DI,\G: Martin Knecht, 
Noah Rothblatt, David Martin, Edilor-in-Chief. Ronald Rothblatt, Marc Susser. 



THORD 



Left to right. SITTING: Gerald Fruchter, Yisrahel 
Gellman: STANDING: Yonah Hamlet, Paul 
Skolnik, Jacob Helfman, Editor-in-Chief. 



SPECTRUM 



Left to right, SITTING: Jacob 
Pretter, Mark Rand, Edilor- 
in-Chief: Martin Templeman, 
Editor-in-Chief: STA NDING: 
Irving Birnbaum, Richard 
Schiffmiller, Jackie Herbst. 






HEBREW 




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Rabbi Joseph Epstein, Advisor. 



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Left to right, SEA TED: Howard Brick, Michael Kramer; 57.4 N D- 
ING: Jeffery Neinian, Joey Blank, Herbert Schneider. 




Under the direction of Rabbi Joseph Epstein and Mr. 
Robert Bassell, the Hebrew and English libraries moved 
into newer and larger quarters, and expanded their re- 
sources and quality more than ever before. 

This year under the student leadership of Neil Danzig 
and Jesse Horowitz the library acquired many new books 
and films. New magazines and periodicals were purchased 
to keep YUHSB's students up-to-date on the latest 
current events in the world around them. To supplement 





ENGLISH 







these acquisitions, the library staff innovated new tihng 
methods and a magazine display. They also set up a 
college catalogue with information about all the well- 
known colleges. 

The Hebrew library was greatly aided by the new space 
given it. Containing some of the most revered "seforim" 
in Hebraic subjects, the Hebrew library was put to great 
use by students interested in looking up the thoughts ot 
the great Rabbinic sages. 



Left to 'ight: Neil Danzig, Richard Polirer, Norman Bodenstein. 
Irving Berkowilz, Jesse Horowitz. 




Mr, Robert Bassell, 
Advisor. 



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The Yeshiva Organization Commission was again one of 
the most active student organizations in the school. 
Under the leadership of this year's heads, Jesse Horowitz 
and Nachum Chernofsky, the Y.O.C. successfully co- 
ordinated all the religious activities of the Yeshiva. 

The minyan,led by Rabbi S. Faivushevitz, Nachum Chernof- 
sky, and Jesse Horowitz, was attended by over fifty boys 
each day. After davening, the boys were "treated" to a 
tasty breakfast consisting of Jack's pastry. 

An important accomplishment by this year's Y.O.C. was 
the placing of mezuzot on the doorposts of the new 
building. In addition, the Y.O.C. also provided for 
separate dairy and meat tables in the lunchroom. Its 
kashruth commission continued to make sure that every- 
thing that was sold was kosher according to all beliefs. 

Mishmar, after a short leave of absence, was re-instituted 
this year. Officiated over by Rabbi Aryeh Lerman, the 
mishmar was attended by many boys interested in devot- 
ing one night a week to extracurricular learning. 




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Tzedakah plays an important role in the duties of the 
Y.O.C. This year's charity drive raised well over $ 1 ,000. 

The Y.O.C.'s voice was the Hakol, which became one of 
Y.U.H.S.B.'s frequent publications. 



HAKOL 




Left to right, SEA TED: Stewart Strickman, Jesse Horo- 
witz, Mark Rand, Editors-in-Chief: STA.'^DING: Elliott 
Lerner, Charles Snow. Jacob Helfman, Dov Primer, 
Nachum Chernofsky. 





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HIGH SCHOOL BOWL 





Alfred Neugut, Captain 




High School Bowl has become the most popular 
non-athletic activity in YUHSB. It is a question 
and answer game played according to the rules of 
G.E. College Bowl, a well-known television pro- 
gram. Competition takes place on both the inter- 
scholastic and intramural levels. 

Captained by Alfred Neugut and Neil Nusbaum, 
the Yubrains finished high in the Inter- Yeshiva 
League. The season was highlighted by the tradi- 
tional annual Faculty vs. Varsity High School 
Bowl. 

Intramurals were successfully completed under the 
leadership of Neil Nusbaum and Martin Schiff- 
miller. Fall and Spring Term managers, re- 
spectively. 

Newly instituted this year was the Hebrew High 
School Bowl Team, which used questions on 
Bible, Jewish History, and other Jewish areas of 
interest rather than secular questions. It competed 
very successfully against Brooklyn Central. It is 
hoped that in the coming years other schools will 
also participate. 



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David Martin, Captain 



Debating forms a large part of YUHSB's extra-curricular activities, through the 
functioning of the Varsity, the Junior Varsity, and intramurals. 

The varsity debating team had one of its best seasons this year. Its good showing 
was due in a large part to the ability and leadership of its captains, Dov Frimer and 
David Martin, and to its excellent debaters, all seasoned veterans. The Yuspeaks 
participated in I.Y. competition and in exhibitions against Elizabeth and our two 
sister schools. 

The success of the junior varsity team and the intramural program can be credited 
to Martin Knecht and Menachum Fuchs, Fall and Spring Term debating managers, 
respectively. 

Under Knecht, for the first time, there were no forfeits in intramural competition. 
Also, a file of old debates was introduced. 

Topics this year included many controversial subjects such as Vietnam, sex-education 
in public schools, liberalization of abortion laws, and segregation. 




JUNIOR VARSITY 




Left to right: Sol Fisher, Marshal Wilen, Mitchell Kaufman, Allan Septimus, Mitchell Wolfson, Harold 
Pretter, Ira Kasdan, Barry Wexler. 




Left to right: Menachem Fuchs, Martin 
Knecht, Managers. 





Bottom to top, LEFT ROW: Stanley Goldon, Neil Nusbaum, 
Mark Rand, Alfred Neugut, Jacob Helfman, Philip Waldoks; 
RIGHT ROW: Jesse Cogan, Stewart Strickman, Richard 
Schiffmiller, Isidore Steiner, Jerry Kowalski. 






The Inter- Yeshiva High School Student Council is made 
up of representatives from all the metropolitan Yeshivas. 
Its function is to coordinate all the activities that take 
place between its member schools and to keep the member 
schools well-informed of the operations and decisions of 
the council. Acting as President this year was Jesse Cogan, 
who put forth many new ideas. A five school bowling meet 
was one of the most successful functions ever performed by 
the I.Y. Also an I.Y. newspaper, the I.Y. Eye, came out 
for the first time in several years. Edited by David Martin, 
this paper kept the students of different schools in close 
contact with one another and with the events of the I.Y. 




Left to right: Jerry Kowalski, Senior Representative, Jesse Cogan, President, Philip Waldoks, Junior 
Representative, David Martin, Editor-in-Chief, lY EYE. 



MATH TEAM 




Competing in the Interscholastic Math 
League, the math team participated in bi- 
monthly contests with Erasmus and Tilden 
High Schools. At each meet five students 
represented their respective schools and 
were given six questions to answer. The 
team which finished with the most total 
points was declared the winner. Coached 
by Rabbi Louis Cooper and captained by 
Martin Templeman, the Yuclids finished 
in the top half of the league standings. 



Front to back, LEFT ROW: Martin 
Templeman, Captain. Alfred Neugut, 
David Martin, Richard Schiffmiller, 
Yale Wahl; RIGHT ROW: Elliott 
Lerner, Mark Rand, Avram Malek, 
Norman Bodenstein. 



CHESS AND CHECKERS 



The chess and checkers team is the 
oldest of the minor teams of 
YUHSB. The team presents non- 
athletic-minded students with an 
opportunity to develop their talents 
in the mind-bending games of chess 
and checkers. Participating in LY. 
competition, the Yuchex finished 
in third place. Captained by Alfred 
Neugut and Avram Malek, the 
team possessed some of the best 
boardmen in the league. 





Left to right, IN JACKETS: Irvmg Birnbaum, Mark Merlis, Jacob Pretter, Mayeer Karkowsky, Philip 
Malek; WITHOUT JACKETS; Avram Malek, Captain, Alfred Neugut, Captain, Bennie Steinberg, 
Dov Primer. 



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Left to right: Jackie Herbst, Co-Head. Harold Baumgarten, Head. Jerry Weinberg, Co-Head. 




This is WEVD Radio 




Although hampered by unjust administrative re- 
strictions, the Chanuica Chagiga, under the 
direction of Harold Baumgarten, Jerry Weinberg, 
and Jackie Herbst, presented an evening of enter- 
tainment to a record crowd of students and faculty. 

After a delicious meal, the Chanuka Chagiga got 
off to a strong start. Following introductory re- 
marks by President David Wolfson and by Rabbi 
Wilfred Wolfson, the show got underway. Fash- 
ioned after the WEVD Radio Program, the 
Chagiga was highlighted by the hilarious com- 
mercials given by Harold Baumgarten, and by the 
musical performances presented by the Paniks, and 
by the Glee Club. Innovated at this event was the 
drawing for three transistor radios. 
The Purim Chagiga was to have been even better, 
but it was maliciously murdered by administrators 
doubling as assasins. 





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Throw "UP" on your 
sidewalk. 





The serioub part. 




Purim Cha-what, young 
man? 



The Paniks. 




'GLEE CLUB" 





And the winner is . . . Rabbi Rabinowitz. 




Left to right, KNEELING: Marvin Schechter, Dov Frimer, Arthur Ackerman, 
Sammy Wilchfort; STANDING: Brian Benenfeld. Harold Pretter, Allen Birn- 
baum, Nachum Chernofsky, Joel Baum, Steve Fries, Howard Brick, Jesse Horo- 
witz, Mark Merlis. 





Performing duties essential to the 
efficient operation of YUHSB were the 
squads. 

The audio-visual squad acquired and 
showed movies for the education and 
amusement of students during lunch 
hours, and provided the faculty with 
interesting teaching aids. 

The Times Squad gave students an 
opportunity to acquaint themselves 
with current events by providing them 
with the New York Times each school 
day at reduced prices. 

In charge of the maintenance, storage, 
and distribution of books was the book- 
room squad. 



TIMES 




Left to right: Joseph Goldstein, Paul Bloom, Head. Jay Pearl. 



BOOKROOM 




AUDIO-VISUAL 




Left to right: Robert Roth, Harold Baumgarten, Head. Chasky 
Wang, Gary Kaufman, Sol Wilner. 



Left to right, SEATED: Marvin Kislak, Asher 
Mansdorf; STANDING: Ronald Rothblatt, Isidore 
Steiner, Morey Kornblitt, Alan Kalinsky; 
PERCHED: Lawrence Gorman, Head. 







Left to right, FIRST ROW: Menachem Taubus, William 
Weinrib, Captains: SECOND ROW: Steven Simon, Alan 
Rosenberg, Joel Hirsch; THIRD ROW: Tully Reich, 



Arthur Weiner, Robert Deutsch, Charles Orbuch, Chuck 
Levner, Josh Bertram, David Wolfson, Steven Springer, 
Stanley Adler, David Schildkraut. 













YUGAR SCORING 






SEASON'S RECORD 






Games 


Points 


Average 


68 


"Flatbush 


45 


70 R.J.J. 


42 


Taubus 


21 


325 


15.5 


52 


M.T.A. 


69 


44 HILI 


49 


Simon 


22 


313 


14.2 


72 


"Alumni 


59 


70 J.E.C. 


68 


Levner 


22 


257 


11.6 


66 


Flatbush 


72 


68 Rogosin 


46 


Weinrib 


22 


245 


11.1 


74 


J.E.C. 


77 


60 Flatbush 


65 


Deutsch 


21 


115 


5.2 


57 


HILI 


55 


82 Rogosin 


57 


Wolfson 


22 


113 


5.1 


69 


Ramaz 


59 


90 Y.C.Q. 


54 


Schildkraut 


16 


48 


3.0 


76 


HJJ- 


52 


66 # Flatbush 


58 


Springer 


21 


58 


2.8 


69 


Ramaz 


47 


46 #HILI 


71 


Orbuch 


13 


34 


2.6 


60 


"R.J.J. 


52 






Reich 


11 


19 


1.7 


45 


"HILI 


54 


"Exhibition 




Bertram 


6 


9 


1.5 


56 


Y.C.Q. 


47 


"HILI Festival 




Hirsch 


8 


8 


1.0 


53 


M.T.A. 


63 


#Playoff 




Weiner 
Weinstock 
Rosenberg 
Adler 


8 
5 
6 
4 


8 
5 
3 

2 


1.0 
1.0 
0.5 
0.5 




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MANAGERS, Left to right: Jerry Kowalski, Stuart Zweiter, Rocky Rothblatt, Jesse Cogan, Larry 
Gorman, Norm Weisman, Noah Rothblatt. 




Beginning their 1967-68 season against the tough- 
est teams in the league, the Yugars set out to go 
all the way. Early losses to M.T.A., Flatbush, and 
J.E.C. hampered these hopes, but Irv Bader's 
quintet managed to bounce back to a spot in the 
M.J.H.S.L. semi-finals. 




Left to 

right: 

William 

Weinrib, 

Menachem 

Taubus, 

Captains. 





The season began with a 68—45 upset victory over 
the Falcons of Flatbush. But the atmosphere of 
victors didn't last for long as the Yugars bowed to 
our uptown rivals the following week by a score of 
69 — 52. The next two games saw the Yugars fare 
no better, as they lost close games to both Flat- 
bush and J. B.C. Following victories against HILI, 
Ramaz, and R.J. J., the Yugars found themselves 
the possessors of a 4—3 record prior to the HILI 
Tournament. 

During the holiday break, the Yugars were once 
again participants in the annual HILI Invita- 
tional Tournament. Defending champions, they 
lost to a determined HILI squad in the finals. 

Returning to regular season play, the Yugars 
bounced back, winning six out of their next nine 
games. Paced by their all-star backcourt of 
Menachem Taubus, William Weinrib, and Steven 
Simon, the Yugars developed new tactics for 
battling their foes. Among these were the full- 
court zone press and the fast break. The end of 
the season found the Yugars in fourth place with 
a 10 — 6 overall record in league play. 





Next came the all-important playoffs. The Yugars 
were pitted against the Flatbush Falcons. To 
everyone at Y.U.H.S.B. this game had a dual 
significance as it was both a playoff game and a 
chance for revenge against earlier season losses to 
our arch-rivals. With the fine shooting of the 
backcourt and the superb rebounding of Wolfson, 
Levner, Deutsch, and Springer, the Yugars de- 
feated Flatbush by a score of 65—60. However, 
the Yugars' season came to a sorrowful end with 
a disheartening 71—46 loss to HILI in the semi- 
finals. 

From all Yugar players and fans to Coach Irv 
Bader and Director of Athletics Mr. Irv Forman, 
much heartfelt thanks for their devotion to 
Y.U.H.S.B. sports. 





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With six swimmers returning from last year's champion- 
ship season, the Aquamen of 1967-68 were once again top 
contenders in I.Y. swimming competition. Led by star 
captains Larry Shusterman and Jerry Weinburg, the 
Aquamen rolled up impressive victories against the es- 
tablished teams, YUHSM and RJJ, and against new teams 
such as HILL Only Flatbush proved to be too tough for 
the Aquamen, as the Aquamen finished the season in 
a close second place. 




Left to right, FIRST ROW: Jeff Bronheim, Chasky Wang; SECOND ROW: Lippy Lip- 
schitz, David Smahl, Robert Unterberg, Mitchell Wolfson, Asher Mansdorf; THIRD ROW: 
Mickey Svei, Larry Shusterman, Captain. Jerry Weinberg, Captain. Sol Wilner, Kenny 
Kleinhandler; STAN DING: Harold Baumgarten, Manager. Lewis Bamberg, Gary Kauf- 
man, Richard Polirer, Harold Bronheim, Mark Merlis, Louis Davies, Manager. 





The success of the Aquamen this year is due, in large part, 
to the fine coaching of ex-Aquaman Matty Monheit and the 
skill of both upper and lower classmen swimmers. Their 
performance plus the devoted work of manager Harold 
Baumgarten gave the Aquamen the needed impetus to 
drive them on to victory. Practice was held twice weekly- 
Monday nights at Erasmus and Friday afternoons at 
Flatbush Boys Club. Highlighting the season were the 
breaking of records in the breaststroke by Jerry Weinberg 
and in the freestyle by Larry Shusterman and Sol Wilner. 





Relegated for many years to a minor position 
among Y.U.H.S.B. sports, this year's J.V. broice 
with tradition and gained an avid following among 
the students. 

Their phenomenal record of 10 — 1 was achieved 
through the hard work of the future varsity stars 
and the superb coaching of ex-Yugar and 
M.J.H.S.L. all-star Harold Bretstein. 

The culmination of their fine season was the vic- 
tory over M.T.A. for the championship of the 
Metropolitan Jewish High School J.V. League. 
Coach Bretstein's expertise will be felt for many 
years to come with the progress of J.V. stars 
M. Yarmush, H. Weinrib, J. Bertram, A. Tau- 
bus, and I. Schraga, all top Varsity prospects. 



Left to right, KNEELING: Moishe Yarmush. Howie Weinrib. Captains; STANDING: SECOND 
ROW: Ezra Skolnilc, Howard Finklestein, Managers, Pete Farkas, Dov Cohen, Ira Shraga, Lippy 
Lipschitz, Jay Perle, Steve Abraham, Harold Pretter, Manager: THIRD ROW: Allan Fruchter, 
Lennv Bodner, Bert Blass, Avram Taubus, Marty Gold, Marc Aron, 



MINOR SPORTS provided an addi 
tional source of extra-curricular activities for 
YUHSB students. 

The Bowling Team, captained by David Woltson, 
Hillel Besdin, and Nathan Gottlieb, had a success- 
ful season, gaining a first place finish in the I.Y. 
bowling meet. 

The Cindermen, led by captains Mitchell Schei- 
man, Nathan Gottlieb, and Irv Birnbaum, 
possessed some of the finest track class in the 
league, and thereby had a great season. 

The Tennis Team, under the guidance of Hillel 
Besdin and Allan Bernstein, was a member of the 
I.Y. League and finished the season with a 
record worthy of such a team. 

The B.T.A. Soccer team, sparked by its captains, 
Irv Birnbaum, Bernard Lehrer, and Steve Wein, 
presented its I.Y. competitors with staunch com- 
petition. 

The Yuballs, directed by Mark Kaplow and Irwin 
Mansdorf, possessed some of the league's finest 
stars, and it was therefore not too great a shock 
when they had as a fine a season as they did. 




Left 

David 

Hillel 

OND 

Irving 

Willie 

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ROW: 

ieb, 

Besdin, Captains: SEC- 
ROW: Charles Orbuch, 
Birnbaum, Jerry .ludin, 
W'einrib; STAMDI NO: 
KauTman, Ronald Roth- 



blatt, Don Carter. Barry Babicli, 
Richard Polirer, Stephen Fried- 
man, Irwin Mansdorf, Stanley 
Adler, Paul Bloom, 






Left to right, FIRST ROW. Murray Jonas, Rocky Rothblatt, Irwin Mansdorf, 
Captain S£CO.\D ROW Jerry Judm. Daniel Freedberg, Gerald Fruchter, Steve 
Simon; THIRD ROW: Gary Kaufman, Marvin Markowitz, Paul Bloom, Jerry 
Weinberg, Willie Weinrib; STANDING: David Wolfson, Mark Kaplow, Captain, 
Harvey Greenberg, Abe Schwartzbard, Mark Merlis, Barry Babich, Richard 
Schiffmiller 



Lett to right, FIRST ROW: Allan Bernstein, Hillel 
Besdin. Captains: SECOND ROW: Yisrahel Gellman, 
Marc Susser, Joel Bauni, Lenny Steiner, Willie Weinrib, 
Marvin Markowitz: STANDING: Mark Rand, Man- 
ager, Mark Merlis, Israel Krakowski. Nathan Gott- 
lieb, Jacob Pretter, Charles Orbuch. 



Left to right, FIRST ROW: Soccer Toomey, Irving Birnbaum, 
Captain; SECOND ROW: Soccertes Plato, David Stahl, 
Yonah Hamlet, Neil Nusbaum, Robert Fluhr, Larry Dym; 
THIRD ROW: Bernard Lehrer, Captain, Mitchell Scheiman, 
Paul Bloom, Marc Susser, Hillel Besdin, Jacob Pretter, 
Gerald Fruchter; STANDING: Morey Kornblitt, Mark 
Merits, David Kramer, Barry Babich, Steve Wein, Captain. 
Isidore Steiner. Mark Kaplow, Marvin Kislak 





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Left to right, FIRST ROW: Irving Birnbaum, Mitchell Scheiman, 
Captains: SECOND ROW: Murray Benjamini, Asher Mansdorf, 
Nathan Gottlieb, Captain. Robert Fliihr, Jerry Judin; THIRD ROW: 
Joel Michaels, Hillel Besdin, Elliott Lerner, Larry Shusterman, Noah 
Rothblatt; STANDING: Martin Knecht, Stephen Friedman. Mana- 
gers. Ronald Rothblatt, Chuck Levner, Paul Bloom, Mark Merlis, 
Jacob Pretter, Allan Bernstein, Gerald Fruchter, Barry Babich, 
Marvin Markowitz. Fishel Bron, Yossie Gottesman, Mayeer Kar- 
kowsky. 




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Left to right: Allen Rosenberg, 
William Weinrib, Athletic Managers. 






Intramurals form an important com- 
ponent of the student's life in YUHSB. 
Thanks to the small size of the student 
body, competition is possible in a wide 
range of activities. 

In the past, basketball had been a 



and Spring Term Athletic Managers. 
After a delay of several months, play 
resumed on the courts of the nearby 
park. Other athletic contests were 
held in bowling and softball. 

Non-athletic intramurals were success- 



INTRAMURALS 



major part of the intramural system. 
Because of the move to the new building 
and the loss of the basketball courts, 
the task of obtaining a new site for 
basketball devolved upon William 



Weinrib and Allen Rosenberg, Fall 
fully completed in debating and high 
school bowl. Math intramurals were 
efficiently run by math managers 
Richard Schiffmiller and Elliott Lerner. 



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Left to right: Elliott Lerner, Richard 
Schiffmiller, Math Managers. 




TURE 




Jacob Helfman 



How could the air have nourished 

The man whose ideas furnishgd^" 

The ovens of fire 

And chambers of gas '' 

Which formed the pyre 

Of the luckless mass? 



How could the fire have burrtedf 

How could You have spurned 

The men so demure 

Who walked Your path 

And the women so pure .\ 

Upon whom fell Your wrath5^ 



How could the gas so smother 

The humble father and mother 

And children who died with Your name,^ 

Babes who could only cry. 

How could You them blame 

And cause them to die? 

Faith be my guide 

For logic has lied; 

Clear away from me this haze 

Which blocks my ey^s '; 

From seeing the rernoteness of Your ways 

As from earth to the skies. 



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and ye shall FIND 




TIME 



Mark Rand 




Time . . . the unbeatable foe . . . the one threat 
that mankind cannot conceivably outlast. 

Yet, how many are even aware that this threat 
exists? 

How many realize, at the end of a day, that that 
day is lost to eternity — never to come again? 

How many know enough to shiver in fright when 
the minute hand of a clock moves along its 
course? 

How many understand that every progression of 
the second hand brings our fate one instant closer 
to us? 

The greatest tragedy in this world is not that we 
cannot do anything to win the fight against time, 
but that none of us is trying. For who can honestly 
say that he has spent each hour of each day of 
each year of his life continuously doing what he 
believes to be right, continuously searching for his 
own purpose in life and continuously moving 
towards that purpose just as surely as the hands of 
a clock move towards their purpose? 



CONCRETE JUNGLE 



Yale Sam Wahl 



Inward we walk 
Wandering down the misty streets 
Treading through garbage covered sidewalks 
Our footsteps echoing on the cold cement 
That covers the concrete jungle. 
Tediously we pick our way through glass filled gutters 
Through the filth of human vegetables 
Past the burial ground of dreams 
And the crumpled tenements of the mind. 
Slinking past angry youths on subway steps 
Who've grown old before their time 
And left to decay on musky roads. 
A jungle where light can't penetrate bricks 
Piled high to the sun, 

No trees are left to shade tired wanderers. 
No squirrels remain to pick the berries in the park; 
Just the noise of ragged children deep in reality 
Meandering through the streets with nowhere to go. 
Children who will inherit the crumbling empire 
Of cold realizations and shattered dreams, 
Of unguided souls and soft-spoken promises. 

Outward we walk again 
From land that progress has left behind 

And left to its fate in silence. 




DEATH 



Allen Mansfield 



She stood on the beach alone, 

While the water, like tears of sorrowful remorse, 

Slid along the lines of body — 

The sand drinking the briny nectar at her wings. 

The wind blows out to sea. 
Blowing the way she gazes. 
Gazes and looks, looks and gazes. 
Searching, searching. 

A star guides the heart. 

No other light penetrates. 

The glitter it radiates comes not from fiery passion- 

The coldness of loneliness beams it on. 

A ray of grandeur tainted with the soul's injustice, 

The star emits. 

It travels on and on. 

Searching, searching. 



The beams are locked onto the ship, 
Its men are gone. 

The sail aglow from cold light is flapping 
The captain sleeps. 

The voice speaks 

No words — not even thoughts. 

Only meaning. 

The sleek lines above the beach 
Add to the salt near her. 
More water drips unto the sand. 
Quenching. 

The eyes are a portal 
To a gray soul; 
The eyes close. 



Whitecaps crash, they slash and thrash 
The waves and water about them. 
The ship is rocked in stormy water . . . 
The captain sleeps. 




m^cocoA 



Neil Nusbaum 



We walk forward, so proudly forward, 
To receive a symbol of our past. 
The memories of this day may fade. 
But their proof is writ, and in our hand. 

Pride (a fleeting pleasure) is now replaced by despair: 
What purpose, all our goals, so proudly set this day? 
In a world ruled by evil, how can we strive for good? 
The scrap of paper in my hand is worthless, I know, 
for it still leaves me helpless to fight for my beliefs. 



Despair, like pride, gives way to a new emotion: 
The world, despite its faults, has survived, has even 

grown. 
Is this not reason enough for hope? 
The piece of paper I grasp firmly, 
As it beckons me to future goals. 



The Silence of Spring 



Jerry Charles Weinberg 



Like the wind blowing gently dispersing the cloud formation. 
Trees softly swaying in the illumination of the moon, 
The seashore echoes in the realms of my imagination 
Sometimes. 

Again sinister shadows lurk menacingly, 

Like incinerators spewing forth soot, obliterating the sun. 

It's nothing stirring on the street through the night's bleakness. 

Look! Someone's caused destruction. 

Death hovers softly in the silence of Spring. 



return 



David Martin 



What hidden force had guided him here he did not know. 
He had never been here before. Yet as soon as he was 
able to, he ran with the surety of foot of one who had run 
this path many times before. 

Then he saw it. About a hundred yards from him, as he 
emerged from the grove, stood the house. He raced to it 
and flung open the door. His eyes had not adjusted from the 
bright sun to the darkness the house held, but it didn't 
matter. He tore through the main room into the kitchen. 
Without a conscious thought, he reached up into the cup- 
board for the lantern he knew would be there, ran his 
fingers across a shelf, picked up a match and lit it. 

He^^ha(} been running a.\\ morning and he was hungry. The 
jwdl| row of bricllsj ihe seventh stone ... He counted 
cmW, found the notch v/ith his finger, and pushed. Dust, 
I Mil years, filled the air. A peculiar odor permeated the 
ml He squeezed4iis hand into the narrow rock entrance 
hdrew^/sticly'of dried "charovim". The sweet 

taste tHlisfiedjnis parcned throat. 

^JiJfoksA back for a few seconds and began 
home, taking the shortcut through the 
'omze again. 

ar old boy, orphaned of his father before 
began to sing as he trotted home. Chaim 
opped for a minute to straighten the sign — 
and continued on his way. 




dream 



Ira Weg 



It was a gray day, and I walked quickly. The weatherman 
had promised a storm, and a drizzle of tiny raindrops was 
already smashing onto my glasses. I was walking to I 
knew not where, coming from I knew not where, being 
where I knew not where, I was just walking, walking with- 
out shelter, walking without even care for shelter. But the 
day was soft and a dull, foggy gray, the gray that softens 
the harsh right angle lines of a perpendicular world, and I 
didn't care that I was lost. 

The drizzle soon became a shower and the shower was 
drowned in a downpour, and suddenly I cared for shelter 
and I ran through the brown rippling, quickly forming, 
puddles, into a doorway. There was a man and a woman 
in there who seemed familiar. I smiled, and they smiled 
back, and I asked them where I was. 

"You're here," they said, "and we've told you all we can. 
Now keep walking, for we cannot shelter you here any- 
more. Now go." They smiled and I smiled, and they gently 
pushed me out into the rain, setting my shoulders towards 
the direction to which I had been going before. "Now go," 
they said again smiling, smiling a little sadly, and I did not 
ask them for directions again. 

I kept watching, stepping in puddles, crashing on the metal 
cellar doors set into the street. I am still walking, but I am 
not so lost in a rainstorm anymore. 




Arthur Ackerman 1727 51 St TR 1-0676 

Barry Babich 1901 Ocean Parkway DE 9-8528 

Harold Baumgarten 1027 E. 80 St 251-6397 

Brian Benenfeld 1723 47 St UL 4-7716 

Irving Berkowitz 1517 E. 10 St 645-9850 

Allan Bernstein 794 Midwood St PR 4-1821 

Morris Bernstein 91 Louisa St GE 6-0051 

Hillel Besdin 1810 E. 33 St DE 9-3380 

Allen Birnbaum 1985 Ocean Ave NI 5-2013 

Barry Birnbaum 1 1 18 55 St GE 5-7994 

Irving Birnbaum 2667 E. 64 St RN 3-6264 

Paul Bloom 1547 E. 31 St CL 3-8218 

Sol Borger 31 E. 56 St DI 6-5707 

Harold Brand 183 Ave. O BE 6-4930 

Fishel Bron 5487 Kings Highway 629-9887 

Nachum Chernofsky 71-35 Juno St., Forest Hills 544-8625 

Jesse Cogan 192 B. 124 St. Belle Harbor GR 4-6645 

Joshua Daniel 1438 49 St UL 3-5171 

Neil Danzig 1049 Willmohr St EV 5-6332 

Robert Deutsch 135-33 82 Ave. Queens 263-4612 

Stephen Faibish 5907 Glenwood Road CL 1-51 18 

Moses Fenichel 5317 Beverly Road 385-4490 

Daniel Freedberg 2115 Avenue K CL 2-3359 

Benjamin Freedman 1507 52 St HY 4-7192 

Stephen Friedman 2205 E. 27 St 769-7565 

Dov Frimer 3322 Avenue M 258-9121 

Gerald Fruchter 1132 51 St UL 4-5629 

Yisrahel Gellman 3824 Maple Ave ES 2-6640 

Daniel Ginsberg 915 49 St GE 8-2603 

Joel Goldman 1904 E. 1 St NI 5-9568 

Lawrence Gorman 1 167 E. 52 St 251-6954 

Nathan Gottlieb 2430 Bragg St 743-5895 

Solomon Green 86 E. 59 St HY 5-3278 

Harvey Greenberg 1333 51 St TR 1-8704 

Yonah Hamlet 859 47 St TR 1-3552 

Jacob Helfman . 2336 W. 8 St CO 6-4398 

Jackie Herbst 5721 1 1 Ave 854-8944 

Jesse Horowitz 264 E. 91 St DI 5-5029 

Norman Horowitz 5423 17 Ave UL 4-3220 

Jerry Judin 493 E. 49 St HY 8-3440 

Abraham Kalker 809 Ocean Parkway UL 9-6862 

Mark Kaplow 2121 Beekman Place BU 4-4227 

Mayeer Karkowsky 2894 W. 8 St ES 3-6809 

Gary Kaufman 2531 E. 29 St DE 2-0191 

Martin Knecht 125 Taylor St EV 7-7392 

Jerry Kowalski 8408 20 Ave 373-0040 

Israel Krakowski 2109 85 St TE 7-041 1 

David Kramer 8313 Bay Parkway BE 6-1844 

Elyakim Krumbein 1550 50 St HY 4-7667 

Bernard Lehrer 5106 Beverly Road NA 9-0634 



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Irwin Lifrak 627 Avenue N ES 5-7969 

Mayer Lifschitz 1307 E. 52 St HI 4-7448 

Avram Malek 1615 54 St UL 1-8205 

Irwin Mansdorf 668 E. 80 St HI 4-3214 

Allen Mansfield 830 Schenectady Ave PR 4-0857 

Marvin Markowitz 725 E. 94 St 498-6281 

David Martin 800 Ocean Parkway 853-0610 

Mark Merlis ■ • 15 Woodruff Ave BU 7-6785 

Joel Michaels '.'.','.'.'.'.'.'.' 2814 W. 8 St HI 9-7072 

Alfred Neugut 1800 E. 53 St 252-2816 

Neil Nusbaum 221 Linden Boulevard BU 2-1028 

Steven Pam 9015 Avenue A 345-7269 

David Posen ^1 Beaumont St NI 8-5801 

Jacob Pretter 1560 Ocean Parkway ES 6-2347 

Mark Rand ..'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. 955 51 St UL4-5419 

Irving Ring 2356 E. 24 St 769-8394 

Alvin Rosen 1653 E. 13 St ES 5-9833 

Allen Roth 5115 15 Ave HY 4-9245 

Ronald Rothblatt 794 Midwood St PR 4-0839 

Marvin Schechtei 4515 15 Ave 438-5509 

Mitchell Scheiman 2989 Ocean Parkway ES 2-2246 

Richard Schiffmiller 116 Lenox Road UL 6-6080 

Aaron Scholar 1428 40 St GE 5-0618 

Abraham Schwartzbard 1407 New York Ave UL 9-0170 

Joshua Shapiro 221 1 20 Ave 232-8826 

Larry Shusterman 759 E. 78 St HI 4-8453 

Steven Simon 60 Paerdegat 2 St 444-3148 

Paul Skolnik 1114 E. 13 St CL2-2660 

Robert Solomon 700 Rockaway Parkway DI 6-8372 

Steven Springer 2229 57 Place CH 1-5198 

Bennie Steinberg 1670 50 St HY 4-9234 

Leonard Steiner 506 Avenue J 377-4102 

Stewart Strickman 255 Havemeyer St EV 4-6083 

Marc Susser 1030 E. 13 St ES 7-5987 

Menachem Taubus 1530 53 St UL 1-7129 

Martin Templeman 1877 E. 12 St 998-8592 

Irving Thorne 856 Eastern Parkway PR 4-901 1 

Martin Turk 1684 W. 10 St BE 2-4581 

Harry Uvegi 1466 53 St 851-7734 

Yale Wahl 2475 W. 16 St 449-2141 

Carl Waldman 1226 46 St TR 1-0360 

Ira Weg 84 E. 39 St 778-5067 

Stephen Wein 1260 E. 19 St DE 8-1682 

Jerry Weinberg 1247 56 St 633-9617 

William Weinrib 1345 53 St UL 1-9385 

Sammy Wilchfort 1383 58 St UL 1-6206 

Robert Wolf 1557 50 St HY 4-7429 

David Wolfson 453 Quentin Road ES 5-5075 

Stuart Zweiter 1157 E. 7 St ES 7-2181 






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