L'Chaim! by Susan Goldman Rubin
To Jewish Life in America: Celebrating from 1654 Until Today

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Published in association with The Jewish Museum

Coinciding with the 350th anniversary of the first recorded Jewish settlement in North America, this lavishly illustrated introduction to Jewish life is a compilation of compelling first-person reports and well-documented facts. Brimming with photographs, paintings, memorabilia, and other artifacts from the renowned Jewish Museum and other sources, and with text by award-winning author Susan Rubin, this book provides readers with a wide range of examples of North American Jewish life all across the U.S. and Canada. This book continues the growing library of Abrams' high-quality, award-winning, and accessible Judaic-content books. AUTHOR BIO: Susan Goldman Rubin is the author of many acclaimed books for children on creative figures, among them Degas, Van Gogh, Gaugin, and Steven Spielberg. Her biography of Margaret Bourke-White was named ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a Smithsonian Notable Book for Children. She lives in Malibu, California.
 

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Published October 26, 2004 by Harry N. Abrams. 176 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Children's Books.

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Images from The Jewish Museum beautifully illustrate this history of Jews in America.

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Published in association with the Jewish Museum, this celebration of "the 350th anniversary of the first recorded Jewish settlement in North America" (according to the preface) takes a sincere approach and brims with wonderful photographs, but falls short in several crucial areas.

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