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Jewish Peddlers on Indiana's Road's less taken

Jewish Peddlers on Indiana's Road's less taken

Update: 2021-05-06
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In our first episode, we go out on a historical journey with Dr. Hasia Diner Paul, And Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History at NYU. Who joins us to speak about the Jewish Peddlers who changed the way Americans shopped. Then, going a little deeper, we learn about how a Jewish Peddler from Bavaria named Adam Gimbel started a retail empire from his first shop In Vincennes, Indiana. Finally, we find out how Jewish Peddlars positively shaped the way Non-Jews perceived Jews across the US and ultimately shaped the destinies of Jewish immigrants to follow. 


Funding Support for the IN-Jewish History Podcast came from the Leonard & Marion Freeman Charitable Fund.



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Jewish Peddlers on Indiana's Road's less taken

Jewish Peddlers on Indiana's Road's less taken

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