Read e-book online A History of Jewish Connecticut: Mensches, Migrants and PDF

By Betty N. Hoffman

ISBN-10: 1596299878

ISBN-13: 9781596299870

through the progressive conflict, Sephardic Jews fled British-occupied manhattan to develop into the 1st Jewish households in Connecticut. This lengthy Jewish heritage is explored in a suite of essays through historians and group individuals around the country, from colonial instances and the position Jews performed within the Civil struggle to thoughts of summer season nights at Lebanon's Grand Lake resort and Danbury's Lake Waubeeka. subscribe to editor Betty N. Hoffman and corporate as they recount stories of child Kaplan, the "Meriden Buzz Saw," who turned boxing's 1925 Featherweight Champion of the area; the Lender relatives, who "bagelized America"; and the sleek own carrier of Marlow's division shop in Manchester to bare a desirable and intimate portrait of Jewish Connecticut.

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