Posts Tagged ‘Irwin Cohen’

Summer Of ’41: Looking Back at Detroit and the Jewish World of 75 Years Ago

Some 75 years ago, in 1941, Detroit’s population was estimated at nearing 1.7 million. Black residents numbered close to 10 percent. A year earlier, in 1940, the 42nd annual volume of the American Jewish Year Book issued by the Jewish Publication Society of America, claimed that America had 4,771,000 Jews, or 3.69 percent of the…

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