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Ira Nowinski is a photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Herta Silbermann Rapp fled Germany in 1939 with her first husband, Walter Fabian, and went to Bolivia.
Reuben Rinder served as the cantor of San Francisco's Congregation Emanu-El (1913-1959) and as its cantor emeritus (1959-1966).
Matthew Ritchie was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1907. From 1946 to 1960, he served as an internal revenue agent in Phoenix, Ariz.
David Robinson was born in Portland, Oregon.
Aaron Rogat was a member of the Furriers Union in Los Angeles. His son, Yosal, became an attorney.
Abraham Rosenberg, who was born in Jenny Lind, Calif., was in the shoe business before he and his brothers, Adolph and Max, started a successful dried fruit and nuts export business called Rosenb
Jacob Rosenberg was born in 1834 in Fordon, Prussia. At the age of fifteen, Rosenberg trained to be a tailor and found work in cities and towns throughout Prussia.
Born in Minsk in the mid-1890s, Bashe Rosenbloom emigrated to Petaluma, Calif., where she became active in the Jewish Music Alliance, the Jewish Culture Club, the Jewish Folk Chorus, and the Read
Ida Poriss was born in Berezna, Russia. Her family entered the U.S. in 1902 and then moved to California in 1907.