Jewish Life in Akron (Images of America) by Arlene Cohen Rossen,Beverly Magilavy Rose

By Arlene Cohen Rossen,Beverly Magilavy Rose

within the mid-1800s, many Jewish households joined the western enlargement and emigrated from Germany to Akron, a canal city that still had an inviting geographical region. They sought fiscal defense and non secular freedom--a new begin in a brand new city. however it used to be now not a simple lifestyles. They equipped their Jewish neighborhood into cultural and non secular teams, and by means of the 20 th century, their efforts attracted vital and japanese ecu Jews with differing life. In 1929, the Akron Jewish heart opened and supplied a spot for the entire varied Jewish teams in Akron to collect. It additionally performed an incredible position in elevating information of the richness of Jewish existence within the Akron group. Jewish lifestyles in Akron celebrates a hundred and fifty years of Jewish tradition, relatives, company, and organizational existence via classic pictures, many by no means ahead of released, and assisting history.

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