Nanci and Allan Garon's Family Website
Jews of Minneapolis - Introduction

Many of our Jewish ancestors imigrated to the United States from Eastern Europe and settled in the Duluth, Superior, the Iron Range and the surrounding areas of Northern Minnesota, Northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. They came in the late 1800s and early 1900s. This family website is about our family, our huge extended family and about many of the other Jews who settled and lived in this region. This page is specifically about the Jews of Minneapolis.

Links to other sites or pages of interest

"Gentiles Preferred: Minneapolis Jews and Employment, 1920-1950" - - click here    (pdf online)
Minnesota History, Volume: 52 Issue: 5, 1991
by Laura E. Weber

"Mikro Kodesh Synagogue, Minneapolis" - - click here    (webpage)
Minnesota History, v58, no. 7, Fall 2003: 337
by Laura E. Weber

The Grossman Family of Minneapolis - The Grossman Project - - click here    (website)
by Max Elijah Grossman

Jews in the Upper Midwest - Jewish settlement in Minnesota and the Dakotas - - click here
by Linda M. Schloff (website)
Reprinted with permission from And Prairie Dogs Weren't Kosher: Jewish Women in the Upper Midwest Since 1855 (Minnesota Historical Society Press).    (webpage)

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