United States

Barish, Chaplain Louis. Rabbis in Uniform: The story of the American Jewish Military Chaplain. New York: Jonathan David, 1962. (AJHS)

Brilliant, Richard. Facing the New World: Jewish Portraits in Colonial and Federal America. New York, Jewish Museum, 1997. (AJHS)

Dollarhide, William.  Census Substitutes & State Census Records. 2nd ed. Orting, WA: Family Roots Publishing, 2016.  3 vols.  (TE)

Dublin, Louis, under the auspices of the Bureau of War Records of the National Jewish Welfare Board. American Jews in World War II. New York: Dial Press, 1947. Vol. 2. (AJHS)
An alphabetical listing by state of men and women in the war, the branch of service they were in and any medals or awards they received.

Howe, Irving. World of Our Fathers: The Journey of the East European Jews to America and the Life They Found and Made. Rev. ed. New York: Schocken Books, 1990. (AJHS)

 In the Footsteps of Columbus: Jews in America, 1654-1880. Tel Aviv: Beth Hatefutsoth, The Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora, 1986/87. (TE)

Baulsir, Linda and Irwin Miller. The Jewish Communities of Greater Stamford. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2002. (TE)

Hoffman, Betty N. A History of Jewish Connecticut: Mensches, Migrants and Mitzvahs.  Charleston: History Press, 2010. (TE)

Hoffman, Betty N. Jewish West Hartford: From City to Suburb. Charleston: History Press, 2007. (TE)


Kraus, Bea and Schwartz, Norman D. A Walk to Shul. Allegan Forest, Michigan: The Priscilla Press, 2003. (AJHS, TE)
Chicago synagogues of Lawndale and stops along the way.  Portrays the mosaic of life in what became known as Chicago’s Great West Side, including more than 85 current or historic photographs of the synagogues in Lawndale, founded to accommodate the influx of Eastern European Jews as they moved from the Maxwell Street area.

Peck, Abraham J. and Jean M. Peck. Maine’s Jewish Heritage.
Arcadia Publishing, 2007.(TE)


Blatt, Warren. Resources for Jewish Genealogy in the Boston Area. Boston: Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston, 1996. (AJHS, TE)

Dwyer-Ryan, Meaghan, Susan L. Porter & Lisa Fagin Davis. Becoming American Jews: Temple Israel of Boston. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2009. (TE)

Feldman, Steven, editor. Guide to Jewish Boston and New England. Cambridge, MA: Genesis 2, 1986. (TE)
Short histories with pictures of towns and areas around Boston before 1985 with descriptions of congregations, rituals, education, and community organizations.

Goldfeld, Alex. The North End: A Brief History of Boston’s Oldest Neighborhood.  Charleston: The History Press, 2009. (TE)

History of the Jews of Boston and New England. Their Financial, Professional, and Commercial Enterprises from the earliest settlement of Hebrews in Boston to the Present Day. Boston: The Jewish Chronicle Publishing Co., 1892.  (TE)

Morris, Norm. Ghetto Memories: Growing up In Dorchester/Roxbury/Mattapan. (Self published, 1999) (TE)

Morris, Norm. Ghetto Memories Revisited: Dorchester/Roxbury/Mattapan. (Self-published, 2001) (TE)

Ross, Michael. Boston Walks’ Jewish Friendship Trail. Belmont: Boston Walks, 2003. (TE, AJHS)

Sarna, Jonathan D., Ellen Smith and Scott-Martin Kosofsky. The Jews of Boston. 
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. (TE)

Woodman, Bertha. From the Hill to Main Street. Haverhill, Mass.: Trustees of the Haverhill Public Library, 1987. (TE)
An account of Jewish life and work in Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1880-1940.

Franklin, Dora, Hymie Axelrod, Zidle “Reb” Hymanson and Shirley Hymanson. History of the Jews of Lawrence, Sketches of the Lawrence Jewish Community. Andover, Massachusetts: Temple Emanuel, 1990. (TE)

Sandberg, Elizabeth Grady. Lawrence in the Gilded Age. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Arcadia Publishing, 2004. (TE)

Kolack, Shirley. A New Beginning: The Jews of Historic Lowell, Massachusetts. 
Peter Lang,  1997. (TE)

Gass, Nathan. The Jews in Lynn: A Retrospective. Lynn: North Shore Jewish Historical Society, n.d. (TE)

Farrar, Judy and Yoken, Cynthia. Historical Tour of Jewish New Bedford. Dartmouth, MA: University Library and Center for Jewish Culture-UMass, 2005. (TE)

Pierce, Alan S. A History of Boston’s Jewish North Shore. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2009. (TE)
Published on behalf of the Jewish Historical Society of the North Shore.

Pierce, Alan S. and Avrom J. Herbster. The Jewish Community of the North Shore. Charleston SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2003. (TE)
Lavishly illustrated story of Jews in Lynn, Salem, Peabody, Marblehead, Swampscott, Beverly and Saugus in the 20th century.

Goldstein, Karin J. A History of Jewish Plymouth. Charleston: History Press, 2013. (TE)

Katz, Stephen Robert. The Kaplans of Ware, Massahusetts, 1898-1964.   West Conshohocken, PA: Infinity Publishing, 2013. (TE)

Goodwin, Aaron. New York City Municipal Archives: An Authorized Guide for Family Historians. New York, NY: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 2016. (TE)          

Guzik, Estelle M., editor. Genealogical Resources in the New York Metropolitan Area. New York: Jewish Genealogical Society, Inc., 2003. (TE, AJHS)


Boonin, Harry D. The Jewish Quarter of Philadelphia: A History and Guide 1881-1930. Philadelphia, PA: Jewish Walking Tours of Philadelphia, Inc., 1999. (AJHS)

Goodwin, George M. and Ellen Smith, eds. The Jews of Rhode Island. Waltham MA: Brandeis University Press, 2004. (TE)                                                                                                
A well illustrated and indexed story of the Rhode Island Jewish community from colonial times through the present.

Bishow, Marlene Katz, editor. Capital Collections: Resources for Jewish Genealogical Research in the Washington, DC AreaBethesda, Maryland: The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Washington, 2007. 4th ed. (TE)