Early Jews and the Revolutionary War

Jews in the Colonies

Chapter 2 of Jewish People in America: A Time For Planting – The First Migration 1654 – 1820 by Eli Faber

Chapter 2 – Atlantic World of Colonial Jewry

This chapter names the jew a lot. We learn about all the Jewish families behind the various mercantile trading networks, including slavery.

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The New World

In this edition of Reading With Jett, we cover the activity of the Jews after arriving in colonial North America.
Topics Covered:
Jews Come To New Amsterdam
Stuyvesant Complains to Officials about Jews
Jewish Method for Getting Rights
Jews in the slave trade
Jews in the white slave trade (indentured servants)
Jews flee cities during outbreaks of war
Jewish Trading Network
Jews Marry Other Jews Across the world to strengthen commercial ties

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