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Jews in America
Book - 1999
The Jewish Americans | PBS
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The JEWISH AMERICANS was a three-night documentary on PBS that explored 350 years of Jewish American history. You can watch short excerpts from the series, explore additional resources and view lesson plans at this website. The JEWISH AMERICANS was a three-night documentary on PBS that explored 350 years of Jewish American history. You can watch short excerpts from the series, explore additional resources and view lesson plans at this website. Show less
Jews in Minnesota
Book - 2002
From Exclusion to Integration: The Story of Jews in Minnesota
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An brief overview and chronology of Jewish immigration and settlement in Minnesota from the Minnesota Historical Society's MNopedia collection. An brief overview and chronology of Jewish immigration and settlement in Minnesota from the Minnesota Historical Society's MNopedia collection. Show less
The Jews in Minnesota
The First Seventy-five Years
Book - 1959
Jews in Minnesota Politics
The Inside Stories
Book - 2007
Overcoming Geography: Jewish Religious Life in Four Market Towns
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How were Jews in four small Minnesota towns able to carry on religious life when separated from major centers of Jewish life in the Twin Cities? Learn how in this article from the Spring 1988 issue of Minnesota History. How were Jews in four small Minnesota towns able to carry on religious life when separated from major centers of Jewish life in the Twin Cities? Learn how in this article from the Spring 1988 issue of Minnesota History. Show less
. . . ‘And a Sprinkling of Jews’: Work and Faith and Minnesota’s Jewish Merchants (an article from Ramsey County History, Volume 28, Number 1: Spring 1993
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Jews lived and worked in St. Paul as early as 1851. The first to come were German, followed later by Russians and Poles. Most were poor and many came in i...Show more Jews lived and worked in St. Paul as early as 1851. The first to come were German, followed later by Russians and Poles. Most were poor and many came in intact families. This article describes early Jewish immigration to Minnesota, some of their community organizations, and the ways they earned a living. Show less
And Prairie Dogs Weren't Kosher
Jewish Women in the Upper Midwest Since 1855
Book - 1996
Jewish Religious Life on the Iron Range
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In the late nineteenth century, some of the Jewish immigrants who had originally settled in the Twin Ports of Duluth-Superior saw economic opportunity in ...Show more In the late nineteenth century, some of the Jewish immigrants who had originally settled in the Twin Ports of Duluth-Superior saw economic opportunity in the nearby Iron Range of northern Minnesota. From the 1890s through the 1920s they founded retail and service businesses in the region's booming mining towns. Though small in numbers and relatively isolated, Iron Range Jews supported a vibrant communal life. Learn more about them when you read this MNopedia article from the Minnesota Historical Society. Show less
Anti-Semitism in Minnesota and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas
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A marked rise in public anti-Semitism in the 1930s spurred a group of Jewish leaders in the Twin Cities and Duluth to form the Anti-Defamation Council of ...Show more A marked rise in public anti-Semitism in the 1930s spurred a group of Jewish leaders in the Twin Cities and Duluth to form the Anti-Defamation Council of Minnesota in 1938. In the 1950s the focus of the council shifted from defensive actions to teaching campaigns. These efforts aimed to fight ignorance and improve social relations. The renamed Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas continues this mission in the twenty-first century. Show less
Historic Jewish St. Paul Tour - Placeography
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Placeography is a wiki where you can share the history of and stories about a house, building, farmstead, public land, neighborhood or any place to which ...Show more Placeography is a wiki where you can share the history of and stories about a house, building, farmstead, public land, neighborhood or any place to which you have a personal connection. Learn more about the places on Saint Paul's West Side where Jewish immigrants settled and worked in the mid-to-late 1800's and early 1900's . Show less
Three Jewish Writers (an article in Ramsey County History, Fall 2019)
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What do three men who grew up in St. Paul’s predominately Jewish neighborhoods in the first half of the twentieth century have in common? Quite a bit, act...Show more What do three men who grew up in St. Paul’s predominately Jewish neighborhoods in the first half of the twentieth century have in common? Quite a bit, actually. Learn more about the lives of Max Shulman, Norman Katkov, and William Hoffman in this article from Ramsey County History Magazine. Show less
Reflections of Three Jewish Writers (an article from Ramsey County History, Fall 2019)
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William Hoffman, Norman Katkov, and Max Shulman grew up in the West Side Flats and Selby-Dale neighborhoods. All three passed away years ago, and yet, thr...Show more William Hoffman, Norman Katkov, and Max Shulman grew up in the West Side Flats and Selby-Dale neighborhoods. All three passed away years ago, and yet, through a bit of luck and determined research, Steve Trimble and Paul Nelson (authors of the previously mentioned article “Three Jewish Writers”), discovered that each of these men, at one time or another, wrote short profiles of “their St. Paul,” unwittingly sharing memories with twenty-first century audiences, likely unfamiliar with their work . . . until now. Show less
Jewish American Heritage Month
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View a large collection of online resources from the collections of the Library of Congress, the National Archives, the National Endowment for the Humanit...Show more View a large collection of online resources from the collections of the Library of Congress, the National Archives, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the United States Holocaust Museum and many more. This site also features resources for educators which include ready-to-use lesson plans, student activities, collection guides, and research aids. Show less
National Museum of American Jewish Heritage
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The National Museum of American Jewish History presents educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore, and celebrate the history of Jews in ...Show more The National Museum of American Jewish History presents educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore, and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Its purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to inspire in people of all backgrounds a greater appreciation for the diversity of the American Jewish experience and the freedoms to which Americans aspire. Visit the Virtual Museum for upcoming (or archived) programs, online exhibits, and family activities. Show less
Unstoppable
Siggi B. Wilzig's Astonishing Journey From Auschwitz Survivor and Penniless Immigrant to Wall Street Legend
Book - 2021
My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner
A Memoir
Book - 2011
Nobody Will Tell You This but Me
A True (as Told to Me) Story
Book - 2020
Celebrating Two Cultures with Rafael Yglesias - YouTube
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"Both my Cuban and Jewish heritages are equally significant to me," explains writer Rafael Yglesias. Watch the well-known author of Fearless spe...Show more "Both my Cuban and Jewish heritages are equally significant to me," explains writer Rafael Yglesias. Watch the well-known author of Fearless speak about his experience growing up in a half-Jewish, half-Latino family—"I tend to see many more similarities in those cultures than they see in each other"—and learn which family member Yglesias considers the most classic "Jewish mother" he ever met—it may surprise you! Show less
Jewish Holidays
A Brief Introduction for Christians
Book - 2007
Jewish Holiday Baking
Inspired Recipes for Rosh Hashanah, Hanukkah, Purim, Passover, and More
eBook - 2020
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Here Is the World
A Year of Jewish Holidays
Book - 2014
The Children's Jewish Holiday Kitchen
70 Ways to Have Fun With your Kids and Make your Family's Celebrations Special
Book - 1995
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