La America: The Sephardic Experience in the United States

La America: The Sephardic Experience in the United States


the tale of the Jewish immigration to the us within the early years of the century has been absolutely defined in a number of guides. much less renowned is the tale of the greater than 25,000 Levantine Sephardim who entered the U.S. among 1899 and 1925. los angeles the USA, the Judeo-Spanish-language nationwide weekly newspaper based in 1910 is a welcome contribution to an realizing of this lengthy missed point of the yankee Jewish adventure. Rabbi Angel discovers within the newspaper reviews and editorials and brings to the readers" realization the interesting background of yankee Sephardic Jews

From The Jacket
In gaining knowledge of an editorial in regards to the Sephardim of the United States,
which seemed within the American jewish 12 months booklet of 1973, I
scanned via a few problems with los angeles the USA, starting in
1910. As I fast reeled in the course of the microfilms of the newspaper
at the recent York Public Library, I famous straight away that there
was an excellent, shiny brain at the back of them. . . . In 1979, I obtained
a set of the microfilms of l. a. the United States and spent many hours each
day studying and copying. The' paintings fed on me. Moise Gadol
; used to be editor of los angeles the US, the 1st ]udeo-Spanish newspaper
published within the usa, and as I learn his writings that had
appeared from November 1910 until eventually July 1925 I felt i used to be coming
to recognize the guy in my view. . . . Moise Gadol was once probably the
greatest voice of the immigrant Sephardic neighborhood in the course of the
years within which los angeles the US seemed. He was once a heroic figure,
although seldom liked by means of lots of his contemporaries. . . .
This e-book is basically a learn of the Judeo-Spanish-speaking
Sephardim of recent York from 1910 till 1925 as noticeable via the
eyes of Moise Gadol and his newspaper, l. a. the United States. On its pages
we can see firsthand the struggles of the Sephardim to evolve to a
new lifestyle. this can be the tale of a humans and of 1 guy, the
description of a sliver of historical past with ramifications that transcend
time.

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