Jewish Community of Baltimore

Jewish Community of Baltimore


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781531634070
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 07/16/2008
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Author Lauren R. Silberman is the education and program coordinator at the Jewish Museum of Maryland and a resident of Baltimore. Avi Y. Decter is the executive director of the Jewish Museum of Maryland.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     6
Foreword     7
Paving the Way: Baltimore's Jewish Pioneers     9
Baltimore or Bust! Jewish Immigration to Charm City     23
From Little Jerusalem to Corned Beef Row: Jewish Communities in the City of Neighborhoods     41
Downtown Shuls, Uptown Synagogues: Baltimore's Jewish Houses of Worship     63
Making a Living: Jewish Businesses in Baltimore     83
Providing Relief: Baltimore's Jewish Civic Commitment     109
Selected Bibliography     127

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