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Immigrants to Freedom (1880s to 1960s) ❮KINDLE❯ ❄ Immigrants to Freedom (1880s to 1960s) ❁ Author Joseph Brandes – Buyprobolan50.co.uk “Immigrants to Freedom is not a volume of past circumstances; it details the continuing uest of the Jewish people to find a perfect union with lands and peoples of expanding freedom”from the Prefa “Immigrants to Freedom is not a volume of past circumstances; it details the Immigrants to PDF or continuing uest of the Jewish people to find a perfect union with lands and peoples of expanding freedom”from the Preface by Moshe DavisAn almost unknown chapter in the story of US immigration and social history opened in with the creation Southern New Jersey of Alliance the first rural Jewish settlement in the New World Escaping from the pogroms of Eastern Europe disillusioned with the poverty ridden slums of the big cities and inspired by popular leaders such as Michael Bakal and Moshe Herder who taught the dignity of manual labor four hundred Jews chose to become American farmers Thousands followed to settle within the triangular district bounded by Vineland Millville and Bridgeton all searching for individual transformation as well as group transplantation all seeking to disprove the stereotype of the Jew as small trader and middleman Their successes failures conflicts with the urban Jews of nearby New York and Philadelphia – these are the fascinating subjects of this intimately written historyThese organized agricultural communities were not primarily Zionist unlike the pioneering settlements of the same period in Eretz Yisrael originally conceived as privately subsidized social experiments free of socialist or nationalist ringes these groups sought to overcome anti Semitism while striving for a creative life – and almost at once true to their basic Jewish sense of family and self help the experiments in farming became programs for saving lives first from the sanctioned savagery of Alexander III later from the holocaust of Nazi GermanyThese colonizing experiments says Dr Brandes were “both a kaleidoscope and a mirror of the major forces in modern Jewish life Agrarianism Americanism Zionism a testing traditional values – all were to be found here in microcosm They area significant chapter in the history of a people straining from oppression to freedom”.