Jews in America: Our Story


Subject:
Judaism , History

Description:
"In September 1654, 23 Jews from Recife, Brazil ... landed in the harbor of New Amsterdam (later to become New York City). ... Two out of the 23 refugees stayed and planted the seeds of what would become the first American Jewish Community. This web site tells the story of how that community grew." Features a timeline and artifact galleries browsable by time period. From the Center for Jewish History.

Publisher:
Center for Jewish History

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.jewsinamerica.org/


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