The Jews of Charleston: A History...

The small group of Jewish inhabitants of Charles Town in South Carolina met in 1750 to organize themselves permanently into a religious community. This book tells that community's story down to the present day. It describes the process of adjustment both of the Jews and their religion.

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The Jews of Charleston: A History of an American Jewish Community


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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageFOREWORDCONTENTSLIST OF ILLUSTRATIONSPREFACEI. HOW THE JEWS SETTLED IN CHARLES TOWN1. Early Charles Town2. Charles Town before the Revolution3. Charles Town during the RevolutionII. NEW DOCTRINES, PROSPERITY AND TRIBULATIONS.1. Charleston at the Beginning of the 19th Century: The Commercial Capital2. Charleston: The Political Capital3. The War Between the States and “Reconstruction”III. NEW BLOOD AND OLD TRADITIONS1. By Way of Introduction2. Jews as Residents and Citizens3. Jewish Congregations and Societies4. By Way of ConclusionAPPENDIXA. Income and Disbursements of Beth Elohim at the Beginning of the 19th CenturyB. The Petition of Forty-Seven Members of Beth Elohim Asking for Changes in the Ritual, 1824C. Rabbi and CongregationD. Tables: The Jewish Community of Charleston (1948)NOTESINDEX
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