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John J. Appel

John J. Appel

Surveying the Jews Jews in America: A Short History. by Ruth Gay. Basic Books. 198 pp. $4.95. This book is one of a series of octavo-sized volumes of less...

On Wednesday evening, July 11, 1883, some two hundred persons gathered for dinner at the Cincinnati Highland House, a hilltop resort and restaurant overlooking the...