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lora




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Nov 30 2020, 10:19 pm
Any recommendations on books of the topic of Judaism in America in the early 1900's and staying frum? Biogrophys or Historical details.
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ImmaBubby




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Nov 30 2020, 10:22 pm
I don’t know how early you would like, but “All For the Boss” has lots of information.
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GLUE




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Nov 30 2020, 11:14 pm
This is America is a fiction story set in that time period.

Grandma never lived in America is a bunch of news paper articles from that era
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amother




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Post  Tue, Dec 01 2020, 12:03 am
Scott D. Seligman, “The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902: Immigrant Housewives and the Riots That Shook New York City” (Potomac Books).
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esuss




 
 
 
 

Post  Tue, Dec 01 2020, 5:46 am
Biographies:. The silver era about Rabbi Eliezer Silver.
Rabbi irving Bunim by artscroll forgot the title.
They Called him Mike about Mike Tress
Full harvest by EG Schwartz is historical fiction.
Lieutenant birnbaum.
I also second all for the boss.


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amother




Purple
 

Post  Tue, Dec 01 2020, 5:57 am
The Harry Fischel biography is also a dense but interesting read.
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amother




Burgundy
 

Post  Tue, Dec 01 2020, 8:16 am
All for the Boss is great.
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