Maine

Update: May 20th, 2015

Individuals and Communities

OVERVIEW

AROOSTOOK

AUGUSTA: SEE KENNEBEC VALLEY PAGE

BATH

BANGOR

LEWISTON-AUBURN

OLD TOWN

PORTLAND

WATERVILLE: SEE KENNEBEC VALLEY PAGE

STATEWIDE (THEMATIC)

Religious, Cultural, and Social Life

“The Maine Point: Transmitting Jewishness L’dor Vador,” by Lauren Gluck ’16 (Spring 2015) [pdf of essay] [video of conference presentation]

Portland’s Maimonides Club: Pleasant and Profitable Evenings,” by Susan Cummings-Lawrence (April 2011)

Judaism with a Downeast Flair,” by Beth Hillson (April 2011)

The New Promised Land: Maine’s Summer Camps for Jewish Youth in the Mid-Twentieth Century,” by Charlotte Wiesenberg ’13 (May 2013)

Maine Summer Camps with a Jewish Twist,” by Nancy (Silverman) Levinsky ’83 (April 2011)

Planting Our Roots and Raising Our Children as Back-to-the-Land Jews,” by Deena Weinstein (April 2011)

Sound and Light: Jewish Musicians and Artists in Maine,” by Deborah Weisgall (April 2011)

Jewish-Gentile Relations

A Community of Jewish Displaced Persons in Eastport? Local Reactions to the Quoddy Village Proposal,” by Jackie Gronau (April 2011)

Summit Springs, the Poland Spring Alternative Summer Resort for the Jews of New York, Philadelphia, and Washington,” by Harris Gleckman (April 2011, revised August 2011)

Is It Good for the Jews? Maine Jewry between Civic Idealism and the Politics of Reality,” by Abraham J. Peck (April 2011)

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