A History of the Jews in the United States

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Wildside Press LLC, Sep 1, 2007 - Fiction - 644 pages
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Contents

The Jews Who Live in the United
3
Geographic Distribution of the Jewish Population
5
The Three Waves of Jewish Migration
13
Jews Who Helped Columbus
23
Jewish Settlers in Spanish America
39
America
59
New York City in 1695
66
A Thriving Jewish Community before
72
The Cultural Institutions of the Russian Jews
283
The Synagogues and Charities
284
Yiddish and Hebrew
286
Zionism
289
The Jewish Labor Movement
293
Outstanding Jews of the Second Half of the Century
299
Emma Lazarus 18491887
303
Simon Wolf 18361923
306

How the Jews Scattered through
85
How the German Jews Settled throughout the Country
97
Jewish Influence on the New
101
Jews in the Founding of the Republic
113
The Land of Religious Liberty
128
From Spain
141
The Spread of Jewish Settlements
148
The War of 1812 and the Mexican War
154
Mordecai Manuel Noah 17851851
162
Rebecca Gratz 17811869
170
Their General Characteristics
178
What They Accomplished
185
Jews in the North
192
Jews in the Armies
199
The Basis of Judaism in America
210
The Growth of Reform Judaism
225
How Jewish Lodges and Charities Were Formed
244
The Jewish Charities
245
The Lodges
249
The Jewish Press
252
Board of Delegates of American Israelites
254
Jewish Education
255
From Russia
261
Curve of Jewish Immigration 18811927
262
The European Background
265
Character of the Russian Immigration
270
What the Russian Jews Did in America
275
Jacob Henry Schiff 18471920
309
David Lubin 18491919
313
Oscar S Straus 18501926
317
The United States As a Champion of Jewish Rights
322
Turkey 1840
323
Switzerland 18501860
325
Roumania 18781902
326
Russia 18791911
329
Persia 18971921
334
Versailles Peace Conference 1919
335
Between Two Wars
354
The Second World War and Its After
374
A BirdsEye View of American Jewry
403
How the Jew Keeps His Judaism
416
Jewish Education in America
444
Enrollment in Jewish Schools
445
How the Jew Cares for His Own
467
Annual Giving for Jewish Causes in the U S
468
How American Jews Are Organized
488
Number of National Jewish Organizations in the United
490
The American Jews and World Jewry
516
Funds for Overseas Purposes
519
Jewish Contributions to American
534
Jews in American Industry and Public
557
The Future of the American Jew
584
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