Mercy on Rude Streams: Jewish Emigrants from Alsace-Lorraine to the Lower Mississippi Region and the Concept of Fidelity

By Anny Bloch

Southern Jewish Historical Society, 1998

This article discusses the transformation and development of the identities of Jewish immigrants who settled in the American South after leaving Alsace-Lorraine and the struggle to understand "fidelity" and "infidelity" as statement of allegiance to their place of citizenship.

Topic: Immigration, Jewish Identity, Rural and Small Town, Identity

Name of Publication: Southern Jewish History: Journal of the Southern Jewish Historical Society

Volume/Issue: Vol. ii

Page Number(s): 81-110

Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Bloch, Anny. Mercy on Rude Streams: Jewish Emigrants from Alsace-Lorraine to the Lower Mississippi Region and the Concept of Fidelity. Southern Jewish History: Journal of the Southern Jewish Historical Society. Southern Jewish Historical Society. 1998: 81-110. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=14201


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