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LC Subject Heading: Judaism

Historical Items

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Item 72358

Cantor Moshe Kusevitsky, ca. 1954

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh Date: circa 1954 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 54118

Pentateuch title page, Portland, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh Date: circa 1920 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 108745

Kiddush cup, Portland, 2006, ca. 2006

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 2006 Location: Portland Media: Ceramic

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Jews in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12, Postsecondary Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson presents an overview of the history of Jews in Maine and the U.S., including some of the factors that led to Jewish immigration to the U.S., examination of the prejudice, discrimination and anti-Semitism many Jews have experienced, and the contributions of Jews to community life and culture in Maine.