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- Letter; Leeser, Isaac; New Orleans, Louisiana, United States; 1865 June 28
- Leeser, Isaac and Illowy, Bernard. New Orleans, LA, Five page letter from Joseph Jacobsohn in New Orleans, Louisiana to Isaac Leeser in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The letter contains a detailed account as to how the German young men from the North took over his Orthodox synagogue and turned it into a Reform synagogue. The letter also relates the general decline of Judaism in New Orleans before Rabbi Bernard Illowy and how in his four year tenure, he turned it around
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- Leeser, Isaac; Illowy, Bernard; Jacobsohn, Joseph
- Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica (University of Pennsylvania)
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