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6 edition of Maine"s Jewish Heritage (ME) (Images of America) found in the catalog.

Maine"s Jewish Heritage (ME) (Images of America)

by Abraham J. Peck

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Arcadia Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • Jewish - General,
  • United States - State & Local - New England,
  • History / United States / General,
  • ME,
  • United States - State & Local - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7902448M
    ISBN 100738549657
    ISBN 109780738549651
    OCLC/WorldCa123445246

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Maine's Jewish Communities I have made two brief business trips to Portland and Bangor, Maine in the past year (), enough to make me fall in love with the State. Thus, I was pleased to learn something about an aspect of Maine life that I knew little about but found intriguing: the history of Jewish communities in the State/5.

Maine's Jewish heritage. [Abraham J Peck; Jean M Peck] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Abraham J Peck; Jean M Peck. Find more information about: ISBN: According to historian Benjamin Band, the first record of a Jew in Maine concerns Susman Abrams, a tanner who resided in Union until his death at 87 in Historical records beginning in also tell of a small Bangor community that organized a synagogue and purchased a burial ground.

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