The Jewish Community of Baltimore

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When Jews arrived in the mid-1700s, Baltimore was little more than a backwater port with an uncertain future. As the city grew so did its Jewish community, forming its first congregation in 1830 and hiring the first ordained rabbi in America in 1840. Today Baltimore is home to one of the nation s largest and most diverse Jewish communities, with approximately 100,000 Jews living in the metropolitan area. Through photographs and documents drawn primarily from the collection of the Jewish Museum of Maryland, The Jewish ...

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The Jewish Community of Baltimore
2008, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738553979

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Jewish Community of Baltimore
2008, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531634070

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