Jewish Immigrant Banks: Financial Failure and the Reshaping of American Capitalism

By Rebecca Kobrin

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), January 2009

The author describes the collapse of Jarmulowsky's Bank in 1914, its context, and its consequences. She points to that moment in history as one where failure resulted in positive improvements in the financial system.

Topic: History, Culture, Economy, Government

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 39/656

Page Number(s): 5-7

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Kobrin, Rebecca. Jewish Immigrant Banks: Financial Failure and the Reshaping of American Capitalism. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). January 2009: 5-7. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6425


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