2 edition of Jewish experience in Illinois found in the catalog.
Jewish experience in Illinois
by Microfilming Corporation of America
Written in English
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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 .
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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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Home The Oral History Collection of the University of Illinois at Springfield Louis Schwartz Memoir Reference URL To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document. Authors Shuli Eshel and Roger Schatz collected these stories after Ms. Eshel, in cooperation with the Maxwell Street Historic Preservation Coalition, directed and produced the highly-praised documentary, Maxwell Street: A Living Memory, The Jewish Experience in Chicago.
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This collection of essays by historian Dinnerstein continues the theme of David Gerber's collection, Anti-Semitism in American History (Univ. of Illinois Pr., ).