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Jewish-Americans in Minnesota: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


Meeting to discuss Jewish aid to Nazi Germany, Minneapolis Federation of Jewish Service, 1936

"‘And A Sprinkling of Jews’: Work and Faith in Minnesota's Jewish Merchants," by Marilyn Chiat.
In Ramsey County History, vol. 28, no. 1 (spring 1993).
MNHS call number: Reading Room F 612 .R22 R3 v.28:1

"From Ghettos to Neighborhoods: Jewish Immigration in Minneapolis," by Rhoda G. Lewin.
In Hennepin History, vol. 50, no. 5 (winter 1992).
MNHS call number: Reading Room F 612 .H52 H42 v.50:5

"Overcoming Geography: Jewish Religious Life in Four Market Towns," by Linda Mack Schloff.
In Minnesota History, vol. 51, no. 1 (spring 1988): pp. 3-14.
MNHS call number:  Digital copy (PDF)

"Political Antisemitism in Minnesota During the Great Depression," by Hyman Berman.
In Jewish Social Studies, vol. 38, no. 3-4 (1976): pp. 247-264.
MNHS call number: F 615 .J5 B47

"Antisemitism," by Hyman Berman.
In North Country Anvil, no. 46 (winter 1983/84): pp. 31-36.
MNHS call number: Microfilm 686 no. 46

"‘Gentiles Preferred’: Minneapolis Jews and Employment, 1920-1950," by Laura E. Weber.
In Minnesota History, vol. 52, no. 5 (spring 1991): pp. 166-182.
MNHS call number:  Digital copy (PDF)


Jews in Minnesota, by Hyman Berman and Linda Mack Schloff.
St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2002.
MNHS call number: Reading Room BM 223 .M6 B47 2002, also available for purchase

The Jews In Minnesota: The First Seventy-Five Years,
by W. Gunther Plaut.
New York: American Jewish Historical Society, 1959.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F 615 .J5 P5

They Chose Minnesota: A Survey of the State’s Ethnic Groups, edited by June Drenning Holmquist.
Chapter 26: The Jews, by Hyman Berman.  
St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1981.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F615 A1 T45, also available for purchase

"And Prairie Dogs Weren't Kosher": Jewish Women in the Upper Midwest Since 1855, by Linda Mack Schloff.
St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1996.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F 358.2 .J5 S35 1996

Bridging the Gap Between Metaphor and Reality: Oral History and Written Memoirs as Vehicles for Reexamining the Jewish Immigrant Experience, by Rhoda G. Lewin.
Typescript, 1979.
MNHS call number: BM 225 .M56 L483 1979

"We Rolled up Our Sleeves: A History of the United Jewish Fund and Council and its Beneficiary Agencies," by Marilyn J. Chiat and Chester Proshan.
St Paul, MN.: United Jewish Fund and Council of Saint Paul, 1985.
MNHS call number: HV 3192 .S2 C45 1985

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