By Betty N. Hoffman

ISBN-10: 1596299878

ISBN-13: 9781596299870

through the innovative conflict, Sephardic Jews fled British-occupied ny to develop into the 1st Jewish households in Connecticut. This lengthy Jewish heritage is explored in a set of essays through historians and neighborhood individuals around the country, from colonial instances and the function Jews performed within the Civil warfare to stories of summer time nights at Lebanon's Grand Lake hotel and Danbury's Lake Waubeeka. subscribe to editor Betty N. Hoffman and corporate as they recount stories of child Kaplan, the "Meriden Buzz Saw," who turned boxing's 1925 Featherweight Champion of the realm; the Lender family members, who "bagelized America"; and the smooth own provider of Marlow's division shop in Manchester to bare a desirable and intimate portrait of Jewish Connecticut.

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