Farming Communities of New Jersey
Farming Communities of New Jersey

Farming Communities of
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Alliance, Norma
& Brotmanville

Rosenhayn and Carmel
Rosenhayn and Carmel
After World War II
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Farming Communities
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Compiled by Barbara Ellman

Created: Sep. 2015
Updated:  Dec 2021

Copyright 2015-2018 Barbara Ellman

Printed material:
  • Eisenberg, Ellen. Jewish Agricultural Societies in New Jersey, 1882-1920. Syracuse UP, Syracuse: 1995.
  • Brandes, Joseph. Immigrants to Freedom: Jewish Communities in Rural New Jersey since 1882. U of Pennsylvania P, Philadelphia: 1971.
  • Kimberly A. Brodkin, "From the Jersey Homesteads to Roosevelt: Community and Identity in a New Deal Settlement," unpublished American History Senior Honors Thesis (University of Pennsylvania, 1992)
  • Dubrovsky, Gertrude. The Land was Theirs: Jewish Farmers in the Garden State (c1992).
  • Popper, Deborah E., "Great opportunities for the many of small means: New Jersey's agricultural colonies", The Geographical Review, Jan, 2006, Vol 96(1), p24(26)
  • Yoval: s symposium upon the first fifty years of the Jewish farming colonies of Alliance, Norma and Brotmanville, New Jersey.  Published in conjunction with the Golden Jubilee and Fiftieth Anniversary Reunion, by the Committee on Arrangements, 1932 (Available at Rutgers University Library)


Search for Baron de Hirsch Fund         Material held at the Center for Jewish History

Locally Grown: Jersey's Jewish Farms         Virtual Installation of National Museun of American Jewish History

Jewish Agriculturalism in the Garden State    Bidner Center at Rutgers University

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