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  • Jews of Louisiana

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Louisiana . Notes From Pushcarts and Plantations: Jewish Life in Louisiana In the early 1700s, Sephardic traders journeyed up from the Caribbean and became the first Jews to settle in Louisiana. The small community thrived despite of the infamous "Black Code" of 1724 that officially expelled all Jews from the French colony....

  • Latvian Jews - יהודי לטביה

    Family Tree for all Jews in Latvia As a hobby, I hope to create a family tree for all Jews in Latvia, as far as I can go back. It started researching the family of my grandparents, I discovered how much Jews in Latvia linked among themselves. Up to now, as of 04/23/2011. I added over three thousand names of the Jews of Latvia, the work is still long, multi, I would be happy to cooperate wit...

  • Guxhagen Jews

    General Guxhagen is a community in Schwalm-Eder district in northern Hesse, Germany. See And in German Guxhagen In German Wikipedia There was a small community of Jews Death people of WW1 : Baruch Katz , Moritz Katz , Hermann Lichtenstein, Daniel Speyer 1842: inhabitants 1081, 10 % Jewish By the time when Paul Arnsberg wrote his book about the Jewish communities in Hesse, ...

  • Eesti Juudid - Estonian Jews - Эстонские Евреи

    Jews of Estonia History of the Jews in Estonia Family Name Directory General Family Names List Louis Kahn Prominent Architect Eri Klas International Concert Conductor Yuri Lotman Renowned semiotician, and cultural historian. Moses Wolf Goldberg Famous Chemist --------------------------------------- This project will be used to collect information on a...

  • Jews of New York

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from New York .

  • Jews of Kentucky

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Kentucky . From Carol Ely on Kentucky's Jewish history at the Kentucky FolkWeb site: Jews were present for the very creation of Kentucky. The Virginia mercantile firm of Cohen and Isaacs hired Daniel Boone to scout out their Kentucky lands; and another merchant family, the Gratz family of Philadelphia, set up trading posts ...

  • African Jewry: A Microcosm of the Jewish Diaspora.

    There has been an endless fascination with the prophecy by Isaiah the Prophet that the Lord will “recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.” Isaiah (11:11) Eldad HaDani and other writers during the Middle Ages traveled...

  • Jews of California

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from California . Early Jewish Families from Los Angeles Early Jewish Families from San Francisco Here is a partial reference list: A Cultural History of Jews in California... Birth of a Community: Jews and the Gold Rush California and the Jews California Jews

  • Mittelsinn, Burgsinn, Würzburg Region Jews ( Bavaria )

    General Mittelsinn and Burgsinn are communities in the Main-Spessart district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, Germany and members of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft (Administrative Community) of Burgsinn. No later than the 19th century, there were Jewish families living there who formed their own community and built a synagogue. This was destroyed on Krista...

  • Dunera Boys/Internees

    Dunera Boys/Internees Hired Military Transport Dunera was a British passenger ship built as a troop transport in the late 1930s. As the storm clouds of war gathered in the late 1930s, thousands of German refugees - either Jewish or politically opposed to the Nazis - fled to Britain for sanctuary. Little did many of them know they would soon be deported to Australia in one of the more notoriou...

  • Jews of Illinois

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Illinois . Subproject: Jews of Chicago Virtual Jewish World: llinois, United States The first known permanent Jewish resident was John Hays , grandson of an early New York Jew, who settled in Cahokia in 1793. Farmer, trader, and soldier, Hays served as the county's postmaster until 1798, when he was appointed sheriff. The o...

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  • Jews of Duisburg, Germany (and surrounding Region)

    The purpose of this project to help myself and others whose research strays into this town in Germany by listing profiles and hopefully making connections. In the future I will provide a brief history of the Jews of Duisburg as well as do my best to find others researching this town. I will start by searching for profiles of people in the book Geschichte der Duisburger Juden. ...