La America: The Sephardic Experience in...

The story of the Jewish immigration to the United States of the Levantine Sephardim who entered the United States between 1899 and 1925.

Copyright © 2001 by Varda Books Original copyright © 1982 by The Jewish Publication Society of America First edition All rights reserved Manufactured in the United States of America Designed by Adrianne Onderdonk Dudden This ebook has been published with permission of The Jewish Publication Society ( Philadelphia). The printed book, which served as a basis for this book is catalogued by the Library of Congress thus: Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Angel, Marc. La America: the Sephardic experience in the United States Bibliography: p. Includes index. 1. Sephardim— New York ( N. Y.)— History— 20th century. 2. Gadol, Moise S. 3. Sephardim— New York ( N. Y.)— Biography. 4. Amerikah. 5. New York ( N. Y.)— Ethnic relations. I. Title. F128.9. J5A53 974.7’ 1004924 81- 20923 ISBN 0- 82 76- 0205- 7 AACR2 FRONTISPIECE: Page one of La America, February 23, 1912, with a picture of Moise Gadol. New ISBN 1- 59045- 166- X Scholar PDF No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage retrieval system, except for brief passages in connection with a critical review, without permission in writing from the publisher: Varda Books, 9001 Keating Avenue, Skokie, Illinois, USA Prepared as an ebook by Varda Graphics, Inc.  This Scholar PDF version is for use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. Printed editions of this book may be available at www. publishersrow. com

La America: The Sephardic Experience in the United States


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Front MatterLa America: front pageTitle PageCopyright PageContentsAcknowledgmentsThe Story of This BookIn the BeginningOrganizations and DisorganizationA Hispano-Levantine CommunityToward a Unified CommunityOld and New Sephardim MeetThe Struggles of La AmericaZionism among the SephardimEconomic LifeThe Sephardic Diaspora in the U.S.The Next GenerationsEpilogueNotesBibliographyIndexIllustrationsMoise Gadol, the editor of La America.Albert Amateau, one of the chief protagonists in Gadol's dispute with La VaraProfessor Mair Jos Benardete, Sephadic philogist.Henry S. Hendricks,Albert Torres, publisher of La Vara.Rev. Dr. Henry Pereira Mendes and Rev. Joseph de Abraham BenyunesThe Angel family and neighborsThe Progressive Jewish Boys ClubThe Alba Sephardie Club in the early 1920sCongregation Shearith IsraelThe interior of Shearith IsraelThe synagogue of the Janina Jewsthe site of the Shearith Israel Sisterhood's settlement houseThe building of the Sephardic Brotherhood
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