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Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina

Leonard Rogoff

Abstract

Presenting a chronicle of Jewish life in the Tar Heel State from colonial times to the present, this book incorporates oral histories, original historical documents, and profiles of fascinating individuals. It demonstrates that the story of North Carolina Jews is attuned to the national story of immigrant acculturation but has a southern twist. Keeping in mind the larger southern, American, and Jewish contexts, the book considers how the North Carolina Jewish experience differs from that of Jews in other southern states. It explores how Jews very often settled in North Carolina's small towns, ... More

Keywords: Jewish life, Tar Heel State, North Carolina Jews, Jewish experience, New South, Sunbelt, Protestant

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780807833759
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807895993_rogoff

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leonard Rogoff, author