Pioneer American synagogues a state by state guide by Julian H. Preisler

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Published by Julian H. Preisler in Wilmington, Del. (518 W. 4th St., Wilmington 19801) .

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  • Synagogues -- United States -- History.

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Statementcompiled by Julian H. Preisler.
LC ClassificationsBM205 .P74 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
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LC Control Number96106730

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His areas of expertise include American synagogue history and architecture, American Jewish community history, and Jewish genealogy research. His most recent books include The Synagogues of Central & Western Pennsylvania and Jewish West Virginia.

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The United States has the second largest Jewish community in the world with a wealth of history and architecture spanning years. From the earliest Jewish congregations established in the original thirteen colonies, to the later congregations established in the central and western regions of the country, beautiful synagogues were built and vital communities were created and.

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From the earliest Jewish congregations established in the. America's Pioneer Jewish Congregations: Architecture, Community and History takes the reader on a tour of the oldest existing Jewish congregation in each of the 50 states plus Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin : Julian H Preisler.

American Synagogues is the first book to explore the exceptional architecture of modern American synagogues in the twentieth century, and this intriguing book relates the fascinating history of the Jewish people in America and how it is expressed in twentieth-century synagogue design.

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As he traveled the country seeking the first congregations in each state, Julian Preisler included the US Virgin Island of St. Thomas, location of. Preisler also plans to write about the synagogues of the American South.

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Preisler leads readers on a virtual Jewish-themed journey across the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Along the way, he gives us a historical introduction to each of the oldest Jewish congregations still in existence in America today, and wows us with vintage and.

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