Bibliography of

North American Jewish Community Books

California

 

  1. A history of Jews in Santa Cruz County Mark Schapiro
  2. A history of pioneer Jews in California, 1849-1870 Jack Benjamin Goldmann, Berkeley, CA, 1940
  3. A preliminary report on pioneer Jewish cemeteries and communities of the California Mother Lode, Oakland, CA, Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Jewish Cemeteries and Landmarks Magnes Memorial Museum, 1963 Related Titles: Pioneer Jewish cemeteries and communities of the California Mother Lode
  4. A report on the Jewish population of San Francisco, Marin County, and The Peninsula, 1959 San Francisco, CA, Jewish Welfare Federation of San Francisco, Marin County & The Peninsula, 1959
  5. A traveler's guide to pioneer Jewish cemeteries of the California gold rush Susan Morris. Berkeley, CA, Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Jewish Cemeteries and Landmarks, Judah L. Magnes Museum, 1996
  6. Architects of reform: congregational and community leadership Emanu-El of San Francisco, 1849-1980 Fred Rosenbaum, Berkeley, CA, Western Jewish History Center, Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, 1980
  7. Baja California: Jewish refuge and homeland, Jews in San Diego Norton B. Stern. Los Angeles, CA, Dawson's Book Shop, 1973
  8. Blackface, White Noise -- Jewish Immigrants in the Hollywood Melting Pot Michael Rogin, Berkeley, CA, University of California Press, 1996
  9. California Family Newmark, an intimate history Leo Newmark, M.D., Santa Monica, CA, Norton B. Stern, 1970
  10. California Jewish history; a descriptive bibliography: over five hundred fifty works for the period gold rush to post-World War I Selected and annotated by Norton B. Stern, Glendale, CA, CA, A. H. Clark Co., 1967
  11. Catalog of western Jewish periodicals, 1849-1945, at the Western Jewish History Center and guide to the resources at other depositories compiled by Suzanne Nemiroff, Berkeley, CA, Western Jewish History Center at the Judah L. Magnes Mem. Museum, 1976
  12. Comrades and chicken ranchers: the story of a California Jewish community Kenneth L. Kann. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 1996
  13. Congregation Beth Israel, San Diego, CA, The anniversary story, Souvenir history and program commemorating the 75th anniversary of Congregation Beth Israel San Diego, California, 5637-5712 San Diego, CA, 1952
  14. Dance among the Sephardic Jews from Rhodes living in Los Angeles Marcia Aron Barryte. 1984
  15. Early San Francisco Jewry - Edgar Myron Kahn,. San Francisco, CA, 1955
  16. Free to choose: the making of a Jewish community in the American West; the Jews of Oakland, California from the gold rush to the present day Fred Rosenbaum. Foreword by Sheldon Rothblatt. Berkeley, CA, Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, 1976
  17. From the workers' state to the Golden State: Jews from the former Soviet Union in California Steven J. Gold. Portion of Title: Jews from the former Soviet Union in California Boston, MA, Allyn and Bacon, 1995
  18. Glimpses of Jewish life in San Francisco: history of San Francisco Jewry Michael M. Zarchin, San Francisco, CA, Distributed by the author, 1952
  19. History of the Jews of Los Angeles Max Vorspan and Lloyd P. Gartner. San Marino, CA, Huntington Library, 1970
  20. Jewish farmers in California Jacob M Maze, New York, NY, 1958-59
  21. Jewish life in Los Angeles: a window to tomorrow Neil C. Sandberg, Lanham, MD, University Press of America, 1986
  22. Jewish life in Northern California: Pacific pioneers, 1849-1945 Berkeley, CA, Western Jewish History Center, Judah L. Magnes Museum, 1984
  23. Jewish Los Angeles: a guide edited by Neil Reisner; designed by Zev Harari; editorial assistance by Deborah Schwartz, Nadine Wildman, Los Angeles CA, Jewish Federation-Council of Greater Los Angeles, 1976
  24. Jewish Los Angeles--a guide: everything Jewish under the sun Stephen J. Sass, Los Angeles, CA, Council on Jewish Life, Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, CA, 1982
  25. Jews in early Santa Monica; a centennial revie Santa Monica, CA, Western Area Council, Jewish Federation-Council of Greater Los Angeles, 1975
  26. Los Angeles Jewry in 1870 Henry Wartenberg; with a biographical introduction. Santa Monica, CA, Norton B. Stern, 1977
  27. Nothing left to commemorate, the story of the pioneer Jews of Jackson, Amador County, California Harold Sharfman, Glendale, CA, A. H. Clark, 1969
  28. Old Town, New Town: An Enjoyment of San Diego Jewish History Wiliam M Kramer, editor Stanley and Laurel Schwartz, Associate Editors Western States Jewish History 1994
  29. Our city, the Jews of San Francisco Irena Narell. 1st ed. San Diego, CA, Howell-North Books, 1981
  30. Pioneer Jews - A New Life in the Far West Harriet and Fred Rochlin, Houghton Miflin Co., Boston, MA, 1984
  31. Pioneer Jews of the California Mother Lode, 1849-1880, an annotated bibliography compiled by Sara G. Cogan. Foreword by Moses Rischin, Berkeley, CA, Western Jewish History Center, 1968
  32. Sephardic Jews in the West Coast states William M. Kramer, editor; editorial consultants, Aaron Hasson and Maurice Bob Hattem. Los Angeles, CA Published for the Skirball Cultural Center by Western States Jewish History Association, 1996
  33. Sonora Hebrew Cemetery, Sonora, Tuolumne Co. California 1990. Hart Ralph Tambs
  34. Studies of the Jewish communities in San Diego County and the North City area of San Diego: 1979 long range planning report Chula Vista, CA, D. B. Rosen & Associates, 1980
  35. Temple Beth El Bakersfield, CA 1947 -1972 Temple Beth El, Bakersfield, CA, 1972
  36. The birth of modern Los Angeles Jewry, including an honor roll of 900 leaders and supporters of its first Federation, 1912 Compiled and collated by Norton B. Stern. With an introduction by William M. Kramer. Santa Monica, CA, 1973
  37. The first decade of Los Angeles Jewry: a pioneer history (1850-1860) Justin G. Turner,. Philadelphia, PA, 1964
  38. The history of the Jews of Santa Cruz, California Lance Bayer,. 1973
  39. The Jews in California Martin A. Meyer, San Francisco, CA, Emanu-el, 1916. Western Jewry; an account of the achievements of the Jews and Judaism in California, including eulogies and biographies
  40. The Jews in the California Gold Rush Robert E. Levinson, New York, NY, KTAV Pub. House, 1978
  41. The Jews of California, from the discovery of gold until 1880 by Rudolf Glanz. New York, NY, 1960
  42. The Jews of Los Angeles, 1849-1945: an annotated bibliography compiled by Sara G. Cogan; with a foreword by Moses Rischin, Berkeley, CA, Western Jewish History Center, Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, 1980
  43. The Jews of Los Angeles: urban pioneers edited by Norton B. Stern, Los Angeles, CA, Southern California Jewish Historical Society, 1981
  44. The Jews of Riverside: an informal narrative Samuel Reznick. Riverside, CA, Temple Beth El Sisterhood, 1983
  45. The Jews of Sacramento, an historical outline from 1849 to 1903 Bernard M. Kaplan, 1903
  46. The Jews of San Francisco & the Greater Bay Area, 1849-1919; an annotated bibliography. Compiled by Sara G. Cogan. With a foreword by Moses Rischin, Berkeley, CA, Western Jewish History Center, 1973
  47. The Jews of Santa Cruz: the first eighty years: 1854-1934 George J. Fogelson. Santa Barbara, CA, Southern California Jewish Historical Society, 1982
  48. The Jews of the West, the metropolitan years edited by Moses Rischin, Waltham, MA, Published by the American Jewish Historical Society for the Western Jewish History Center of the Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, Berkeley, CA, 1979
  49. The name is familiar: an historical portrait of Bay Area Jewry from the Magnes Collections: October 21, 1990-February 24, 1991 Berkeley, CA, the Museum, 1990
  50. The Sephardic Jewish community of Los Angeles Stephen Stern, New York, NY, Arno Press, 1980, 1977
  51. We brought Sinai to San Joaquin: story of the Jews of Kern County Shirley Ann Newman, Bakersfield, CA, Temple Beth El, 1998