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Jewish experience in Illinois

Della Cohn

Jewish experience in Illinois

Della Cohn interview (Sangamon State University oral history collection)

by Della Cohn

  • 117 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Microfilming Corporation of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cohn, Della,
  • History,
  • Jews,
  • Springfield,
  • Springfield (Ill.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11029394M
    ISBN 100667000194
    ISBN 109780667000193

    Most migrated for familiar reasons—to escape religious persecution, political upheaval, and poverty. “What is clear, even at this early stage, is the complex nature of the collective Jewish experience in America,” writes Libo in his book We Lived There Too, coauthored with the late Irving Howe. “For already there are those who stay. The history of the Jews in Illinois dates back to , when John Hays settled in Cahokia from his native New served as the region's first postmaster. The most prominent Jew in Illinois' early days was Abraham Jonas (politician), who moved to Quincy from Cincinnati in In , he was elected to the Illinois Legislature, where he met Abraham Lincoln, who became .

    Join us for a fun and cozy celebration as we say goodbye to Shabbat! Saturday, January 18th, PM On Stone St (exact address will be given upon RSVP). The People of the Book. The People of the Book, the third exhibit of , was developed by the Museum staff. It explored different aspects of Jewish history, traditions, and festivals through the display of artifacts that are used for ceremonial purposes, such as a shofar that was loaned to the museum by a local family. Heritage of the Jews.

    The twenty-one essays, arranged historically and thematically, and written specially for this volume by leading scholars, examine the development of Judaism and the evolution of Jewish history and culture over many centuries and in a range of locales. They emphasize the ongoing diversity and creativity of the Jewish experience. Jonathan Sarna is the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History in the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University. In addition to his publications cited in this essay, he is the co-editor of Minority Faiths and the Protestant Mainstream (University of Illinois Press, ) and The Jews of Boston.


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