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A Biographical Dictionary of Early American Jews

Colonial Times Through 1800

Joseph R. Rosenbloom


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Here is a virtually complete list of persons identifiable as Jews in America by 1800, the result of a thorough search of manuscript materials and published literature for the names of Jews who lived in America (including Canada up to 1783) during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. No other study provides comparable information for such an ethnic group in this country. Each entry in this dictionary is accompanied by birth and death dates and places and other biographical data so far as th.

University Press of Kentucky, 9780813154312, 192pp.

Publication Date: July 15, 2014

About the Author

Joseph R. Rosenbloom, lecturer in Hebrew at the University of Kentucky and rabbi of Temple Adath Israel in Lexington, is a native of Rochester, New York. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati, he continued his education at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, earning the degree of Doctor of Hebrew Letters in 1957.