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History Timeline of Jewish People in America

History Timeline of Jewish People in America

1630 Holland captures Pernambuco, Brazil from the Portuguese and invites Jewish settlement. A significant Jewish community develops in Recife.  (Recife is the 4th largest metropolitan area in Brazil with 4,136,506 inhabitants. 1649 Solomon Franco was a merchant, who was granted a weekly stipend by the Puritan authorities on the condition that he leave on the […]

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The Jews of Brooklyn

A kaleidoscopic look at the history, culture, and community of Brooklyn Jews.Edited by Ilana Abramovitch and Sean Galvin Flatbush Avenue, Borough Park, Coney Island and Brighton Beach, Brooklyn Bridge, Loehman’s and Lundy’s, Mrs. Stahl’s potato knishes, the Dodgers, Barbra Streisand and Woody Allen, front stoops and back porches, Hasids and Socialists, a place, a feeling, […]

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The Jews of Brooklyn

A kaleidoscopic look at the history, culture, and community of Brooklyn Jews.Edited by Ilana Abramovitch and Sean Galvin Flatbush Avenue, Borough Park, Coney Island and Brighton Beach, Brooklyn Bridge, Loehman’s and Lundy’s, Mrs. Stahl’s potato knishes, the Dodgers, Barbra Streisand and Woody Allen, front stoops and back porches, Hasids and Socialists, a place, a feeling, […]

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American Jewish History - A JPS Guide

Norman H. Finkelstein Publisher: JPS A concise and colorful history of the Jewish people in the United States. This new addition to the JPS Guide series chronicles the extraordinary history of American Jewry. Finkelstein tells the dramatic 350-year story of the people and events that shaped the lives of today’s American Jews. Divided into six […]

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