Portraits of our past : Jews of the German countryside

"Author Emily Rose grew up looking at two large oil portraits hanging above the fireplace mantel in her grandfather's home in New York City. Her Jewish ancestors had immigrated to America from Germany in 1857, and no one in the immediate family had any knowledge about the portraits that pr...

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Main Author: Rose, Emily C.
Format: Book
Published: Philadelphia, PA : Jewish Publication Society, 2001.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • The Discovery: Two Portraits
  • The Story Begins: Setting Down Roots
  • New Times
  • Hep! Hep! Riots
  • Transitions
  • Moving Backward
  • Changes in the Families
  • The New Jewish Community
  • Leaving the Schacher Jew Behind
  • Even Keel
  • Fighting for Civil Rights
  • Years of Turmoil
  • Shifting Winds
  • A German Village in Chicago
  • German Jews
  • And the Story Continues: Portraits of My Past
  • Traditional Jewish Life in the Villages and Small Towns
  • A Blueprint for Researchers.