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Gershom Mendes Seixas, American Patriot


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[ii] Portraits Etched in Stone, Early Jewish Settlers, 1682-1831, David De Sola Pool, Columbia University Press, New York, 1952, page 346.

[iii] Ibid., pages 346-347.

[iv] “Gershom Mendes Seixas: His Religious ‘Calling,’ Outlook and Competence,” page 551.

[v] Portraits Etched in Stone, Early Jewish Settlers, 1682-1831, page 350.

[vi] The Seixas-Kursheedts and the Rise of Early American Jewry, Kenneth Libo and Abigail Kursheedt Hoffman, Bloch Publishing Company, Inc., 2001, page 25.

About the Author: Dr. Yitzchok Levine served as a professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey before retiring in 2008. He now teaches as an adjunct at Stevens. Glimpses Into American Jewish History appears the first week of each month. Dr. Levine can be contacted at llevine@stevens.edu.


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