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Assimilation

Rebecca Franks Portrait

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Portrait of Rebecca Franks, British Loyalist. Courtesy of the Naomi Wood Collection at Woodford Mansion
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Portrait of Rebecca Franks, British Loyalist.
Courtesy of the Naomi Wood Collection at Woodford Mansion

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Handout: Observations and Impressions

This is a handout for teachers to use when teaching Jewish Time Jump: New York, Module 1. Photo Activity Worksheet Module 1 — The Immigrant Experience, Observations and Impressions.

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This is a handout for teachers to use when teaching Jewish Time Jump: New York, Module 1. Photo Activity Worksheet Module 1 — The Immigrant Experience, Observations and Impressions.

Shelter Us in the Shadow of Your Wings, 1901

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Illustration regarding the Jewish immigrant experience in America: Shelter Us in the Shadow of Your Wings, copyright by Heb. Pub. Co. 1901.
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Illustration regarding the Jewish immigrant experience in America: Shelter Us in the Shadow of Your Wings, copyright by Heb. Pub. Co. 1901.

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Sikh Marching Band

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Sikh men in a marching band.
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Sikh men in a marching band.

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Sikh Man

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A Sikh man on his phone.
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A Sikh man on his phone.

"Professor Romeo" Front Cover by Anne Flieschman Bernays Cropped

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The front cover of Professor Romeo, a novel by Anne Flieschman Bernays.

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The front cover of Professor Romeo, a novel by Anne Flieschman Bernays.

"Professor Romeo" Front Cover by Anne Flieschman Bernays

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The front cover of Professor Romeo, a novel by Anne Flieschman Bernays.

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The front cover of Professor Romeo, a novel by Anne Flieschman Bernays.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Assimilation." (Viewed on February 9, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/assimilation>.

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