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Block’s jobs, some not so widely known

Many  family members know that Joseph Friedman “Bompa” Block and Raymond and Sam Block started Block Realty. Few of us have any clue as to Pappy’s jobs. Office Clerk – Wholesale dry goods (1920 Census in Harris County Texas) Real … Continue reading

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Some of my famous mishpocha

These individuals are related by marriage to descendants of  Theresa Bloch (Rabbi Wise’s first wife) and also his first cousin,  Solomon Block. Dr. Isaac Mayer Wise    Rabbi, the Architect of American Reform Judaism in America) Adolph Simon Ochs  (New York … Continue reading

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