Haven of Liberty: New York Jews in the New World, 1654-1865 (City of Promises)

Haven of Liberty: New York Jews in the New World, 1654-1865 (City of Promises)


Haven of Liberty chronicles the arriving of the 1st Jews to ny in 1654 and highlights the function of republicanism in shaping their identification and associations. Rock follows the Jews of NewYork throughout the Dutch and British colonial eras, the yankee Revolution and early republic, and the antebellum years, finishing with a path-breaking account in their outlook and behaviour in the course of the Civil conflict. Overcoming major limitations, those brave women and men laid the rules for one of many world’s most appropriate Jewish cities.

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