Abstract

abstract:

The demolition of Harrisburg's Eighth Ward between 1913 and 1919 displaced a substantial population of eastern European Jewish immigrants and uprooted their religious congregations. Yet the migration of people, synagogues, and institutions uptown and their continuity in the following decades are a testimony of the community's essential cohesion.

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Additional Information

ISSN
2153-2109
Print ISSN
0031-4528
Pages
pp. 179-191
Launched on MUSE
2020-02-28
Open Access
No
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