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By Betty N. Hoffman

through the progressive warfare, Sephardic Jews fled British-occupied ny to develop into the 1st Jewish households in Connecticut. This lengthy Jewish background is explored in a set of essays by means of historians and neighborhood participants around the nation, from colonial instances and the function Jews performed within the Civil struggle to thoughts of summer time nights at Lebanon's Grand Lake resort and Danbury's Lake Waubeeka. subscribe to editor Betty N. Hoffman and corporate as they recount stories of child Kaplan, the "Meriden Buzz Saw," who grew to become boxing's 1925 Featherweight Champion of the realm; the Lender kin, who "bagelized America"; and the smooth own carrier of Marlow's division shop in Manchester to bare a desirable and intimate portrait of Jewish Connecticut.

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