Jewish New York: A History and Guide to Neighborhoods, Synagogues, and Eateries

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Use this as your roadmap to Jewish immigration in New York! Featured sites are divided by their location, traveling from the south to the farthest northern tip of Manhattan. Each section provides a map of the area and a broad introduction to the district's place in the historic timeline of Jewish immigration. The author provides suggested itineraries, tips for the visitor, and reference notes for further exploration, while a historical introduction provides the framework for locals and visitors of every religion and nationality. Vintage photos provide historic illustrations.
ISBN: 9781455619689
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: New York
Images: 42
Pages: 240
Dimensions: 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h)
Having visited much of the United States and traveled to countries across six continents, Paul M. Kaplan is continually fascinated by the unique places he visits. A prolific writer, Kaplan delves into the social and cultural history of a location and delights in sharing the untold stories behind sites both famous and unknown. Kaplan graduated from Yale University with a BA in ethics, politics, and economics, going on to earn his MBA from the Yale School of Management and a certificate in digital marketing from New York University. An accomplished marketing strategist with years of experience, he works as director of digital strategy and social media for Broadridge Financial Solutions. He has held a variety of marketing and product management positions throughout his career for companies such as Barnes & Noble and American Express. Kaplan is involved with numerous organizations, including the Yale Writers' Conference, New York Society Library, Student Sponsor Partners support and mentorship program, and Yale University Alumni. In addition, he sits on the board of directors for the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy. Kaplan resides in Manhattan's Upper East Side.
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