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Jewish communities on the Ohio River : a history

Author: Amy Hill Shevitz
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2007.
Series: Ohio River Valley series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

In Jewish Communities on the Ohio River, Amy Hill Shevitz chronicles the settlement and development of small Jewish communities in towns along the river. Jewish Communities on the Ohio River  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Hill Shevitz
OCLC Number: 1156981969
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 266 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill., map, ports.
Contents: On the Frontier --
From Europe to the Ohio River Valley --
Finding and founding communities --
Religious conflicts and congruity --
A Judaism for the middle class --
The community within a community --
Maintaining community --
The East European immigration and the reconfiguration of community --
Communities at maturity --
The demise of community.
Series Title: Ohio River Valley series.
Responsibility: Amy Hill Shevitz.


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An engaging regional history with immense national significance.... An excellent chronicle of the minority experience in small-town America. - Ava F. Kahn, author of Jewish Voices of the California Read more...

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