A history of Jewish Connecticut : mensches, migrants, and mitzvahs (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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A history of Jewish Connecticut : mensches, migrants, and mitzvahs

A history of Jewish Connecticut : mensches, migrants, and mitzvahs

Author: Betty N Hoffman
Publisher: Charleston : The History Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
History of Jewish Connecticut.
Charleston : The History Press, ©2010
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Betty N Hoffman
ISBN: 9781596299870 1596299878
OCLC Number: 664260333
Description: 157 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Civil rights of Jews in Connecticut / Judge Henry S. Cohn --
Historical and architectural survey of historic Connecticut synagogues / David F. Ranson --
Credit with a little schnapps / Shelly Berman --
Mount Sinai : Connecticut's only Jewish hospital / Leon Chameides --
Honesty, courtesy and service : the G. Fox family / Cynthia Harbeson --
From the Civil War to Ados Israel : the Holtz family / Leonard Holtz --
Annie Fisher : educator, administrator, and social activist / Betty N. Hoffman --
Craftsman extraordinaire : Nathan Margolis and his furniture / Eileen Pollack --
Kid Kaplan : the Meriden buzz saw / David Kluczwski --
Marlow's for everything : George Markow and his store / Bruce A. Marlow --
Abraham Ribicoff : Connecticut's only Jewish governor, an autobiographical sketch --
Middletown's hidden treasure : the Shapiro family museum / Stephen P. Shapiro --
"We fell in love with this country" / Nadia Rivkin, as told to Betty N. Hoffman --
Jewish Fairfield County : the early years / Linda Baulsir, with Irwin and Vivian Miller --
Yes, there are Jews in Torrington / Joyce Peck --
Healer and humanitarian / Jacob Nemoitin, MD, as told to Ronald Marcus --
What we did for fun : a conversation about Bridgeport / as told to Betty N. Hoffman and Diane K. Cohen --
The Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center / Avital Rech and Barbara Starr --
Danbury's Lake Waubeeka / Cindy Mindell --
They found their war : generations of Jewish life in Waterbury / Mattatuck Museum --
Transition : revitalizing the community / Rabbi Judah Harris, as told to Adam M. Sherry --
Yeshiva Ateres Shmuel of Waterbury / Rabbi Aaron Sapirman, as told to Betty N. Hoffman --
Town and gown connections / Dr. Barry E. Herman --
Selma B. Rosenthal's midwife's ledger / Dr. Barry E. Herman --
Bagelizing America : the Lender family / Andrew Horowitz --
Kruger's juvenile furniture / Harry Kruger --
New London and Norwich / Jerry Fischer --
Connecticut's Jewish farmers / Mary M. Donohue and Briann G. Greenfield --
"But singing, he comes home" / Rabbi Debra S. Cantor --
Chesterfield : a shtetl in America / Micki Savin --
Between Marjorie Morningstar and dirty dancing : Grand Lake Lodge / Marcia E. Tannenbaum --
From Nazi Germany to Hartford : one family's journey / Shira Springer --
Hiram Bingham IV : defied his government to save lives / Robert Kim Bingham, Sr. --
A new life in New Haven / Sally Horwitz.
Responsibility: edited by Betty N. Hoffman.
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