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LC Subject Heading: Judaism--Customs and practices

Historical Items

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Item 52662

Confirmation, Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland, 1938

Contributed by: Portland Public Library Date: 1938 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 53721

Family Passover Seder, Bangor, ca. 1957

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1957 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 53998

Bar mitzvah invitation, Portland, 1957

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh Date: 1957-06-22 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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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.