Jewish Immigrant "Bankers," Financial Failure, and the Shifting Contours of American Commerical Banking, 1914-1918

By Rebecca Kobrin

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Fall 2009

Jewish immigrant small businesses that functioned as banks played a central role in shaping America's economic and financial history, the author argues. He examines the rise and fall of one such immigrant de facto banker, Sender Jarmulowsky.

Topic: History, Immigration, Judaic Studies, Economy, Jewish Studies, Scholarship, Academic Research

Name of Publication: AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies

Editor: Arkush, Allan

Volume/Issue: Fall 2009

Page Number(s): 20-23

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Genre: Article

Coverage: New York, New York

Identifier: issn: 1529-6423

Language: English

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Kobrin, Rebecca. Jewish Immigrant "Bankers," Financial Failure, and the Shifting Contours of American Commerical Banking, 1914-1918. AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies. Association for Jewish Studies (AJS). Fall 2009: 20-23. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4484


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