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History of the Jews in America

Peter Wiernik

History of the Jews in America

from the period of the discovery of the New World to the present time.

by Peter Wiernik

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Published by The Jewish Press Publishing Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- United States.,
  • Jews -- America.,
  • Jews -- History -- 70-

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE29.J5 W6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv,449 p.
    Number of Pages449
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16617471M

    About A History of the Jews in the Modern World. The distinguished historian of the Jewish people, Howard M. Sachar, gives us a comprehensive and enthralling chronicle of the achievements and traumas of the Jews over the last four hundred years. American Jews protest the persecution of Jews in Damascus. ss Leo Merzbacher, Max Lilienthal, Isaac Meyer Wise, Bernhard Felsenthal, David Einhorn, Samuel Adler, and other German rabbis come to America to serve the new German congregations and are active in promoting reforms in Judaism.

      A History of the Jews by Paul Johnson in DOC, EPUB, RTF download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). THE JEWISH AMERICANS: A Series by David Grubin Book (Hardcover) Hardcover Book. Price: $ Description. This companion book tells the history of Jews in America in a captivating and.

    special articles in previous issues of the american jewish year book the alliance israelite univeeselle, , pp. the jews or roumania (two articles), , pp. the american passpoet in russia, , pp. the passpobt question in congeess, , pp. directories of national and local oeganizations, , pp. Jews have been part of the southern United States since the earliest days of European settlement in America. The following short article points to some of the unique aspects of the southern Jewish experience. Reprinted with permission from The Lonely Days Were Sundays: Reflections of a Jewish Southerner (University Press of Mississippi).Author: Eli N. Evans.


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