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By Betty N. Hoffman

throughout the progressive battle, Sephardic Jews fled British-occupied big apple to develop into the 1st Jewish households in Connecticut. This lengthy Jewish heritage is explored in a suite of essays by means of historians and group individuals around the kingdom, from colonial instances and the position Jews performed within the Civil struggle to thoughts of summer season nights at Lebanon's Grand Lake hotel 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 turned boxing's 1925 Featherweight Champion of the realm; the Lender relatives, 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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