Jewish adventures in America

the story of 300 years of Jewish life in the United States. by Levinger, Elma Ehrlich

Publisher: Bloch Pub. Co. in New York

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The wave of German Jewish immigrants during the mid-nineteenth century represented the first major Jewish population explosion in America. While there were just 6, Jews in the United States inthe number of American Jews climbed ab by and rose toonly a decade later.

“Will Eisner [one of America’s greatest comic book cartoonists, who was also Jewish] wrote that the Golem was perceived in the s as a mythological character, an early superhero,” says Blich.

“The comic book creators were obviously secular, but the story of the Golem was imprinted in ‘Jewish genes’ searching for : Nirit Anderman. JEWISH ADVENTURES IN AMERICA. New York: Bloch Publishing Company, First Edition; First Printing.

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