The Jews in Early America : A Chronicle of Good Taste and Good Deeds

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The Jews in Early America : A Chronicle of Good Taste and Good Deeds

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 196 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781564744074
  • DDC分類 973.04924

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments                        9  (17)
Introduction 17 (10)
How Jewish Life in America Began
Luis Moses Gomez 27 (4)
The Oldest Jewish House in America
Abigail Franks 31 (8)
She Challenged Her Jewish Community to
Reform
Myer Myers 39 (12)
A Thing of Beauty Is a Joy Forever
The Touro Synagogue of Newport 51 (6)
The Oldest Standing Synagogue in America
The Rivera--Lopez Family of Newport 57 (8)
From Marranos to Prominent Merchants
Dr. John de Sequeyra 65 (10)
A Pioneer in the Treatment of the Insane
The Gratz Family 75 (8)
Early Pioneers of Westward Expansion
Joseph Simon 83 (4)
Entrepreneur, Frontiersman, and Patriot
Abigail Minis 87 (8)
An Early American Innkeeper
The Sheftalls of Savannah 95 (6)
Heroes of the Revolution
Haym Salomon 101(6)
He Helped Finance the American Revolution
Moses Michael Hays 107(6)
A Boston Businessman
The Cohens and the Ettings 113(6)
They Brought Jewish Society to Baltimore
Gershom Mendes Seixas 119(4)
Spiritual Leader for Shearith Israel
The Moses Myers Family 123(12)
A Family Home in Norfolk, for Many
Generations
The Richmond Jewish Community 135(12)
The Importance of Religious Freedom
Four Early American Women 147(6)
History Revealed Through Women's Words
Mordecai Manuel Noah 153(6)
Diplomat, Writer, and Political
Philosopher
Uriah Phillips Levy 159(8)
He Saved Monticello
Isaac Leeser 167(6)
The First Jewish-American Publisher
Solomon Nunes Carvalho 173(8)
Photographer of the Frontier
Conclusion 181(8)
Good Taste and Good Deeds
Bibliography 189(2)
Index 191