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Jewish farmers of the Catskills

a century of survival

by Abraham D. Lavender

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • Catskill Mountains Region
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- New York (State) -- Catskill Mountains Region -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Jewish farmers -- New York (State) -- Catskill Mountains Region -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-259) and index.

      Statementby Abraham D. Lavender and Clarence B. Steinberg.
      ContributionsSteinberg, Clarence B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF127.C3 L38 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1113719M
      ISBN 100813013437
      LC Control Number94039645
      OCLC/WorldCa31375094

      Both grew up on farms in the Catskills. Steinberg presented a Marxist analysis of Jewish farming in the area. He explained that Jews came to Sullivan County in the s to become farmers as an expression of the "Enlightenment" tendency in Judaism during the period. Jews thought that it was important to get back to the land and become producers.   According to Hudson Valley Magazine, the area’s status of vacation hot spot grew organically: As Eastern European Jewish farmers immigrated to the Catskills in the early 20th century, they began opening up their doors to urban-dwelling Jewish folks looking for a place to holiday in a largely anti-Semitic world. What began as boarding houses.

      The speaker was Clarence Steinberg, who co-authored "Jewish Farmers of the Catskills" with Abraham Lavender. Steinberg was a retired Public Affairs Specialist in the Department of Agriculture while Lavender is a sociology professor at Florida International University. Both grew up on farms in the Catskills. Clarence Steinberg, co-author (with Abraham Lavender) of Jewish Farmers of the Catskills talked about the lives of Jewish farmers, successful Jewish-organized co-ops, and Jewish farmers' problems with government farm programs.

        In , Selig Grossinger, a Jewish immigrant living in New York, moved his family to the Catskills in an attempt to cure his health issues caused by urban life. Phil Brown, Editor IN THE CATSKILLS: A Century of the Jewish Experience in ARRAY(0xe) $ (p) ISBN


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Abraham D. Lavender is associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Florida International University. Jewish farmers of the Catskills: a century of survival.

[Abraham D Lavender; Clarence B Steinberg] -- "For almost a century, the largest concentration of Jewish Jewish farmers of the Catskills book outside of Russia or Israel survived as a community in upstate New York, prospering on land that others in the area essentially had.

Jewish farmers of the Catskills: a century of survival / by Abraham D. Lavender and Clarence B. Steinberg. In chapter 2, "Settling in 'The Mountains'," we describe the Catskill Mountains where Jewish farmers began moving aroundthe early years of the interaction of farms and boardinghouses, and the beginnings of a Jewish religious, institutional, and farming community.

the chapter covers Jewish life in the mountains through the s. Genre/Form: Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Lavender, Abraham D. Jewish farmers of the Catskills. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, © Baron Maurice de Hirsch and the Jewish Agricultural and Industrial Aid Society.

Adler-Rubel, S. Moritz Baron Hirsch: Profile of a Great Philanthropist. Year Book VIII, Publications of the Leo Baeck Institute, Davidson, Gabriel.

Our Jewish Farmers and the Story of the Jewish. Although the vast majority of hotels were Jewish, the Catskills were also home to Greek, Armenian, Hispanic, Italian, Irish, Chinese, Ukrainian and German hotels.

Jewish Farmers of the Catskills by Abraham D. Lavender,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). Introduction. The history of the Jewish Catskills really starts on the farms. Baron de Hirsch, a major Jewish philanthropist, funded many agricultural projects that put Jews onto farms in places such as Argentina, South Dakota, Saskatchewan, New Jersey, and the Catskills.

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