On November 5, 2015 A delegation of S.A.M. members gathered to reenact the wand breaking ceremony created by Harry Houdini. This was the 89th Anniversary of his passing (10/31/1926 – 23 Cheshvan 5687), as determined by the Jewish calendar.
L-R: Jordan Linker, Steve Gross, Lou Sarofsky, Ed Martin, George Schindler,
John Bohannon, Rich Cohn, Tom Noreika (Photo by Pat Colby)
Houdini was president of the S.A.M. from 1917 until his death in 1926. The S.A.M. now looks after his gravesite.