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Book Notes Annotations written by Walter Hirsch of Purdue University are identified with his initials. American Jewish life Against All Odds: Holocaust Survivors and the Successful Lives They Made in America, by William B. Helmreich. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 1995. 370 pp. $21.95 (p). ISBN 1-56000-865-2. William Helmreich writes of the experiences of the 140,000 Jewish Holocaust survivors who came to America-their first arrival in the United States, the mixed reactions they encountered from American Jews, their choices about where to live, and their efforts to find marriage partners. California: Earthquakes and jews: A Study of the jewish Community's Response to Natural Disaster, edited by William M. Kramer. Woodland Hills, CA: Isaac Nathan Publishing Co., 1995. 270 pp. $24.00 (P). ISBN 0-914615-15-7. A compilation of the words of rabbis, leaders, and congregants as they re-live their experiences, recall the community's response, and discuss Jewish theology of natural disasters, the book also includes prints and photos and covers the Great San Francisco earthquake-fire of 1906, the Long Beach quake of 1933, the San Fernando/Sylmar Quake of 1971, the San Francisco-San Jose quake of 1989, the Eureka quake of 1992, and the Los AngeleslNorthridge quake of 1994. jewish AgriculturalColonies in Newjersey, 1882-1920, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies Purdue University Press

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Annotations written by Walter Hirsch of Purdue University are identified with his initials. American Jewish life Against All Odds: Holocaust Survivors and the Successful Lives They Made in America, by William B. Helmreich. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 1995. 370 pp. $21.95 (p). ISBN 1-56000-865-2. William Helmreich writes of the experiences of the 140,000 Jewish Holocaust survivors who came to America-their first arrival in the United States, the mixed reactions they encountered from American Jews, their choices about where to live, and their efforts to find marriage partners. California: Earthquakes and jews: A Study of the jewish Community's Response to Natural Disaster, edited by William M. Kramer. Woodland Hills, CA: Isaac Nathan Publishing Co., 1995. 270 pp. $24.00 (P). ISBN 0-914615-15-7. A compilation of the words of rabbis, leaders, and congregants as they re-live their experiences, recall the community's response, and discuss Jewish theology of natural disasters, the book also includes prints and photos and covers the Great San Francisco earthquake-fire of 1906, the Long Beach quake of 1933, the San Fernando/Sylmar Quake of 1971, the San Francisco-San Jose quake of 1989, the Eureka quake of 1992, and the Los AngeleslNorthridge quake of 1994. jewish AgriculturalColonies in Newjersey, 1882-1920,

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Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish StudiesPurdue University Press

Published: Oct 3, 1996

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