The Resource Nashville's Jewish community, Lee Dorman, (electronic resource)

Nashville's Jewish community, Lee Dorman, (electronic resource)

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Nashville's Jewish community
Title
Nashville's Jewish community
Statement of responsibility
Lee Dorman
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nashville's Jewish community traces its beginning to 1795 with the birth of Sarah Myers, the first Jewish child born here. Her parents, Benjamin and Hannah Hays Myers, were both from prominent pre-Revolutionary War families in New England and stayed in Nashville just one year before moving to Virginia. The next few settlers--Simon Pollock, a doctor, in 1843; the Frankland family in 1845; Andrew Smolniker and Dr. H. Fischel, a dentist, in 1848; and E. J. Lyons in 1849--stayed only a few years before moving on to Memphis, New Orleans, or elsewhere. The first to stay and achieve prominence was Isaac Gershon (later changed to Garritsen), who in 1849 opened his home on South Summer Street for High Holy Day services and in 1851 formed the Hebrew Benevolent Burial Association, purchasing land that still serves as Nashville's Jewish cemetery. The first Jewish congregation, Mogen David, followed in 1854. The Jewish population of Nashville, which began with five families and eight young men in 1852, today numbers about 7,500
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Dorman, Lee
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non fiction
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  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Nashville (Tenn.)
  • Nashville (Tenn.)
  • Nashville (Tenn.)
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adult
Label
Nashville's Jewish community, Lee Dorman, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11455181
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11455181
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
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MWT11455181
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Label
Nashville's Jewish community, Lee Dorman, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11455181
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11455181
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11455181
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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