Bibliography of

North American Jewish Community Books



  1. By Myself I'm A Book: An Oral History of the Immigrant Jewish Experience in Pittsburgh Ailon Shiloah, Waltham, MA, Am. Jewish Historical Soc., 1972
  2. Consider the years; the story of the Jewish community of Easton, 1752-1942 Joshua Trachtenberg, place and date not known
  3. Continuity and change: 75th anniversary exhibit, the Federation of Jewish Agencies of Greater Philadelphia, the Museum of the Philadelphia Civic Center, November 1-28, 1976: catalog Ruth A. Corson, exhibit director., Philadelphia, PA, The Federation, 1976
  4. Deeds of love: a history of the Jewish Foster Home and Orphan Asylum of Philadelphia-- America's first Jewish orphanage Jules Doneson, New York, NY, Vantage Press, 1996
  5. Fiftieth anniversary, Temple Beth El, Front & Wisconsin Sts. Harrisburg, PA, The Temple, 1976
  6. From ghetto to emancipation: historical and contemporary reconsiderations of the Jewish community 7edited by David N. Myers and William V. Rowe, Scranton, PA, University of Scranton Press, Buffalo, New York, NY, Distribution, University of Toronto Press, 1997. Related Names: Myers, David N. Rowe, William V., 1951
  7. Guide to Jewish Philadelphia: everything Jewish in the Philadelphia area Lillian Youman, Philadelphia, PA, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, 1994
  8. Guidebook to Jewish Philadelphia: history, landmarks, donors of the Jewish community for the life of Philadelphia, 1703-1965 Esther M. Klein., Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Jewish Times Institute, 1965
  9. Insecure Prosperity: Small-Town Jews in Industrial America, 1980-1940 (story of the Jewish community in pre-World War II Johnstown) Ewa Morawska, NJ, Princeton University Press, 1996
  10. Jews of Harrisburg Michael Coleman
  11. Lancaster's first Jewish community, 1715 to 1804: the era of Joseph Simon David Brener. Lancaster, PA, Lancaster County Historical Society, 1976
  12. Lancaster's gates of heaven: portals to the past: the 19th century Jewish community of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Congregation Shaarai Shomayim, 1856-1976 Lancaster, PA, Congregation Shaarai Shomayim, 1976
  13. Listen to our words: oral histories of the Jewish community of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania general editors, Richard David Wissolik, Jennifer Campion, Barbara Wissolik; editors, Erica Wissolik..., et al.; introductory remarks by Ronald E. Tranquilla..., et al.. Latrobe, PA, Saint Vincent College, 1997
  14. North of Society Hill and Other Stories (Jewish Philadelphia, 1900-1950) William B. Richter, North Quincy, MA, The Christopher Publishing House. 1970
  15. Pittsburgh and beyond: the experience of the Jewish community: a guide to the NCJW Pittsburgh Section oral history collection Emmet J. Devine, with contributions by Elizabeth Ann Roberts and Richard J. Smith. Pittsburgh, PA, National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh Section, 1993
  16. Pittsburgh-Direct. The Pittsburgh Jewish society book; comprising the names and addresses of members and the history of Jewish organizations, also a history of the Jewish community of Pittsburgh no date shown
  17. Rebecca Gratz: Women and Judaism in Antebellum America Dianne Ashton, Wayne State Univ. Press, 1997
  18. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel; its first 100 years, 1847-1947 Philadelphia, PA, 1950
  19. Statistical data of the Jewish religious schools of Baltimore, Maryland and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, 1909
  20. Statistical data of the Jewish religious schools of Philadelphia for 1906-1907 collected by Julius H. Greenstone. Philadelphia, PA, 1907
  21. Strawberry mansion : the Jewish community of North Philadelphia Allen Meyers, Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing, 1999
  22. The Changing Pattern of the Distribution of the Jewish Population of Pittsburgh from Earliest Settlement to 1963 Leonard Irvin Kuntz, Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, 1973
  23. The Har Zion Temple, Philadelphia, PA, 1924-1949 =, Bet ha-keneset Har Tsiyon, 684-709: a quarter century of service Samuel Sussman, Philadelphia, PA, The Temple, 1949
  24. The history of Jewish education in Philadelphia, 1782-1873: from the erection of the first synagogue to the closing of the Maimonides College David Uriah Todes. Washington, DC, D.U. Todes, 1990
  25. The history of the Jews of Philadelphia from colonial times to the age of Jackson Edwin Wolf, 2d, and Maxwell Whiteman, Philadelphia, PA, Jewish Publication Society of America, 1957
  26. The History of the Jews of Western Pennsylvania Jacob Feldman
  27. The Jewish community of Pittsburgh, December, 1938; a sample study Maurice Taylor, Pittsburgh, PA, 1941
  28. The Jewish community of Pittsburgh: a population study Pittsburgh, PA, United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh, 1963
  29. The Jewish community of South Philadelphia Allen Meyers, Charleston, SC, Arcadia, 1998
  30. The Jewish community of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania: a collection of oral histories, 1991-1992 general editor, Richard David Wissolik; associate editors, Michelle Howatineck..., et al.; consulting editor, Erica Wissolik; interviewers and editors, Michelle Howatineck..., et al.. Latrobe, PA, Saint Vincent College Center for Northern Appalachian Studies/Oral History Program in cooperation with the Westmoreland Jewish Community Council of the United Jewish Federation, 1993
  31. The Jewish experience in western Pennsylvania: a history, 1755-1945 Jacob S. Feldman. Pittsburgh, PA, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1986
  32. The Jewish quarter of Philadelphia: a history and guide, 1881-1930 Harry D. Boonin, Philadelphia, PA, Jewish Walking Tours of Philadelphia, 1999
  33. The Jews in Philadelphia prior to 1800 Philadelphia, PA, E. Stern & co., 1883
  34. The Jews of Lancaster, Pennsylvania: A Story with Two Beginnings David A. Brener, Congregation Shaarai Shomayim, Lancaster, PA, 1979
  35. The Jews of Philadelphia: their history from the earliest settlements to the present time; a record of events and institutions, and of leading members of the Jewish community in every sphere of activity by Henry S. Morrais, Philadelphia, PA, The Levytype Co., 1894
  36. The Jews of Wilkes-Barre: 150 years (1845-1995) in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania edited by Marjorie Levin, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Jewish Community Center of Wyoming Valley, 1999
  37. The Philadelphia Group and Philadelphia Jewish history: a guide to archival and bibliographic collections Dianne Ashton., Philadelphia, PA, Center for American Jewish History, Temple University, 1993
  38. Traditions in transition: Jewish culture in Philadelphia, 1840-1940: an exhibition in the Museum of the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, April 24-October 21, 1989 edited by Gail F. Stern. Philadelphia, PA, The Institute; Lanham, MD, Distributed by AASLH Library, 1989
  39. Voices from Marshall Street: Jewish life in a Philadelphia neighborhood, 1920-1960 Elaine Krasnow Ellison and Elaine Mark Jaffe. Philadelphia, PA, Camino Books, 1994
  40. Voices of Hazleton: a century of Jewish life Jeannette F. Miller, Hazleton, PA, J.F. Miller, 1993
  41. When Philadelphia was the capital of Jewish America edited by Murray Friedman. Philadelphia, PA, Balch Institute Press; London, Associated University Presses, 1993