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Postville : a clash of cultures in heartland America

Author: Stephen G Bloom
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the clash of cultures that happened after a group of Lubavitchers, members of a strict orthodox Jewish sect, opened a kosher slaughterhouse outside of the small town of Postville, Iowa in 1987.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Stephen G Bloom; Stephen G Bloom
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen G Bloom
ISBN: 0151006520 9780151006526
OCLC Number: 43903695
Description: xiv, 338 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The threat --
Can of worms --
First supper --
The storm --
Landsmen --
Tied up --
Ginger's --
Backfire --
Coon on a hound's back --
Between the cracks --
Kosher Hill --
Invitation --
Moishe and Shlomo --
Shikker at the shul --
Mom-calling --
Matchmaking --
The crime --
No-goodniks --
Sticks in spokes --
Doc Wolf --
The derailment --
Home.
Responsibility: Stephen G. Bloom.
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The story of the clash of cultures that happened after a group of Lubavitchers, members of a strict orthodox Jewish sect, opened a kosher slaughterhouse outside of the small town of Postville, Iowa in 1987.

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by sdlibrarylady (WorldCat user published 2008-09-03) Excellent Permalink

If you live in a small community undergoing change, especially new immigrants entering your community, you must read this book.  The author presents an unbiased look at a Jewish group that came to a small town in Iowa.  The town changed--was it for better or  worse?  Each reader...
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