Thursday, September 3, 2009

A Wisconsin Jewish Heritage tour

To fully experience Wisconsin Jewish history, you must plan a statewide road trip. The Dairyland-scape is dotted with former synagogues large and small, all with intriguing histories. Jews are remembered in dedicated museums in Milwaukee and Stevens Point, at an apartment building near Hurley’s former red-light district and in business districts from Ashland to Beloit.
In the years since 1793, Jews have lived in more than 300 Wisconsin communities as hardy settlers, ubiquitous main-street merchants, dedicated public servants, your occasional felon and drinkers of their fair share of milk, though not necessarily with their meat meals. (Jewish Chronicle)

Start your engines...and click here to read the entire article.
PS. Be sure to visit the ShtetLink page for Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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