The Jews of Long Island 1705 – 1918 by Brad
This engaging narrative tells the story of how Jewish
communities were established and developed east of New York City. It includes stories of peddlers, farmers and
factory workers as well as successful merchants and wealthy industrialists like
Archival material, including census records, newspaper
accounts, never before published photos and personal family histories illuminate
Jewish life and experiences during these formative years.
With over 4400 names of people who lived in Nassau and
Suffolk counties prior to the end of World War 1, The Jews of Long Island 1705-1918
is an interesting read on the foundation of what has become the fourth largest Jewish
community in the United States.
Reading to culminate with a hands-on food
preparation class and a book discussion with Mr. Kolodny.