Jennie Reich Danzis

1875 – Sept 24, 1945

Wife of Max Danzis and was one of the founders of Beth Israel Hospital, with her husband. President of the Beth Israel Hospital Ladie’s Guild. Founded the Reciprocity Club which offered self-improvement classes to immigrants. Was President of the Newark Section Council of Jewish Women and leader of Americanization work. Founded the Jennie Danzis Cultural Club a social and cultural club with over 100 members as of 1945.

Born in Poland, immigrated to Newark as a child with her mother and siblings in 1892.


Photo from Family tree

Jewish Community Organization in Newark and Essex County

Cummings, Charles F. “Famous Women Who Helped Write the City’s History” Star Ledger Jun 27, 2002

D-03, Danzis, Max, Newark News Morgue, Newark Library

“Mrs. Danzis Feted for Long Service” Jewish Chronicle Mar 6, 1942