Bibliography of

North American Jewish Community Books



  1. A history of early Jewish physicians in the state of Michigan Irving I. Edgar, New York, NY, Philosophical Library, 1982
  2. A Time to Remember; A History of the Jewish Community in South Haven Bea Kraus, 1999
  3. Congregation Beth El of Traverse City - Sharon Alterman
  4. Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 5622-5742, 1861-1981 by Eli Grad and Bette Roth. Detroit, MI, Produced for Congregation Shaarey Zedek, Southfield, MI, Wayne State University Press, 1982
  5. Harmony & dissonance: voices of Jewish identity in Detroit, 1914-1967 Sidney Bolkosky. Detroit, MI,Wayne State University Press, 1991
  6. Historical Records Survey. Michigan. Inventory of the church and synagogue archives of Michigan. Jewish bodies Prepared by the Michigan Historical records survey project, Division of professional and service projects, Work projects administration. Michigan state administrative board, sponsor. Michigan historical collection, co-sponsor. Detroit, MI, The Michigan Historical records survey project, 1940
  7. Jewish beginnings in Michigan before 1850; being some notes on residents of the very early days, several biographical notices of more notable citizens between 1840 & 1850, & an account of the beginnings of the immigration of about that time Hon. David E. Heineman. n. p. n. d
  8. Jews in Michigan - Judith Levin Cantor, Michigan State University Press, 2001
  9. Marriage ceremonial book with marriage records, 1899-1919, Contains marriages at Kalamazoo and Grand Junction, Michigan, 1899; Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1902-1904; Bloomington, Taylorville and Chicago, Illinois, 1905-1907; Cincinnati, Ohio, 1908; New York, 1908-1909, 1919 Leo Mannheimer, Salt Lake City, UT, Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977
  10. Muskegon's Jewish community: a centennial history, 1888-1988 Dennis S. Devlin., Muskegon, MI, Congregation B'nai Israel, 1988
  11. Remembering Hastings Street: Growing Up in the 1920's Louis Surowitz
  12. Temple B'nai Israel--100 years: Saginaw, Michigan, 5650-5750, 1890-1990 Karen Kritz Demetriou and Fran Rubin Weinstein. Saginaw, MI, The Temple, 1991
  13. The Beth El story, with a history of the Jews in Michigan before 1850 Irving I. Katz, and Three hundred years in America, by Jacob R. Marcus. Detroit, MI, Wayne University Press, 1955
  14. The Detroit Yiddish theater, 1920 to 1937 James Miller, Detroit, MI, Wayne State University Press, 1967
  15. The Guide to Jewish Detroit, Canada & out-state Michigan a special project, compiled by the students of Project Join, Jewish Occupational Intern Program; revised and edited by Fran Kravitz; guide advisor, Raymond G. Kalef, 1976
  16. The Jewish soldier from Michigan in the Civil War Irving I. Katz. Detroit, MI, Wayne State University Press, 1962
  17. The Jews of Detroit, MI,from the beginning, 1762-1914 Robert A. Rockaway, Detroit, MI, Wayne State University Press, 1986