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The Jews Of Philadelphia Their History From The Earliest Settlements To The Present Time by Henry Samuel Morais

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


  • Jewish - General,
  • History,
  • History: World

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages596
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11925410M
ISBN 101430455780
ISBN 109781430455783

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Despite a paucity of records, this excellent history of the Jewish community in Philadelphia, manages to piece together a compelling story of the individuals and families who came to Philadelphia from older Jewish communities in Brazil, Suriname, Barbados, and 4/5. Mar 05,  · Prior to , hardly any Jews lived south of Washington Avenue. The Jewish Quarter of Philadelphia was hemmed in by the Poles and the Irish to the east, by African Americans to the west and Italians to the southwest and, to the south, by the Irish. Crossing well defined boundaries was dangerous for the immigrants. 13 days ago · About 10% of the Jews in Greater Philadelphia are Jews of color, meaning they identify as Hispanic, black, Asian or other nonwhite races. In terms of sexual orientation, 4% identified as lesbian or gay, with another 5% identifying as bisexual or other. The study was organized by a lay leadership committee co-chaired by Adam and Sara Eric Schucht. Jewish Philadelphia has 2, members. Shalom! This group is intended to be an information resource for Jews in the Greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Apr 01,  · Novel feature of the book is that it is a history book to an area that was made famous in American History (George Washington danced at the Powel House), deteriorated into a slum, was peopled by newly arriving east European Jews for 50 years (from ), was restored to its colonial grandeur during the s, and today can be enjoyed by many different history Charles L. Flynn, Jr. of Assumption College stated in his book review of Building Little Italy that the Philadelphia Italian "community" didn't actually form until the s and s, when it achieved enough size to do so. There were Philadelphia residents known to have been born in Italy. Jun 04,  · The Jews of Philadelphia: their history from the earliest settlements to the present time; a record of events and institutions, and of leading members of the Jewish community in every sphere of activity by Morais, Henry S., Pages: Jul 23,  · The Jews of Philadelphia: their history from the earliest settlements to the present time; a record of events and institutions, and of leading members of the .

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