This page will contain links below to a variety of photographs, videos and social media accounts of family members.
The Colchamiro Family in Florida circa 1947 at the wedding of my Aunt Diane. This is the video she made of that time and others through the years. She captured these events on the newly purchased 8mm video camera. A legacy for us to share.
Uncle Oscar's 90th Birthday
Our family gathered for Uncle Oscar's 90th birthday party. It was held at his daughter Pearl's house
We have so many family members who are on social media and share their passions for the things that they wish people to know, about them and their work.
First is a movie of our family from 1947 into the mid 50s. My Aunt Diane had an 8mm video camera and took these films.
Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue & Museum
Kehila Kedosha Janina (the Holy Community of Janina) is the only Romaniote synagogue in the Western Hemisphere. Romaniote Jews are a unique community of Jewish people whose history in Greece dates back over two thousand three hundred years to the time of Alexander the Great.
The congregation was first organized in New York in 1906 by Greek-speaking Romaniote Jews from the city of Ioannina in Northwestern Greece.
The synagogue is a designated New York City landmark.
Jane Pappas has studied opera at Juilliard. An audition tape for entry to Juilliard. She was a Senior, 17 Years old. She got in to Juilliard as the “President’s Pick”! That meant she was considered the top vocal candidate of ten chosen
She now pursues a medical degree.
Art, Music and Videos
Among our family are artists and musicians. Their social media connections for you to see and hear are below.
Audrey Schilt daughter of Jean
Artist, designer, and illustrator Audrey Schilt has a storied career and worked with Ralph Lauren for 22 years as he built his fashion empire. She was his Creative Director of Collection, VP, before retirement.
Ethan has done a wide variety of things in the field of art. Starting as an extra in film and TV; on to a comic book artist and graphic artist, which is his career today. Podcast on his favorite subject: Spiderman
Matthew Schilt p/k/a Matt Fingaz has a long history in the hip-hop game. He was one of the pioneers of New York's late 90s underground indie rap boom with his label Guesswhyld Productions.
Matt was one of the producers of the 1st Hip Hop Show at Lincoln Center,NYC.