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Sylvia Abrams <sylvia.abrams@...>
 

Authors of Where the Horse Died to speak about small town life at JGS
Cleveland

Wonder how some Jews ended up in small towns? Authors Ed Abramson and
Ellen Pill will share their book Where the Horse Died: An Anecdotal
History of 100 Years of Wayne County, Ohio, Jewish Life, 1840- 1940 at
the Wednesday, June 1st meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of
Cleveland. Meetings begin at 7:30 PM.

Abramson and Pill with discuss the experience of Jewish immigrants in
Wooster -- and how their experience paralleled and differed >from that
of Jews in other communities. In the words of Ed -- "Although the
horse died...we survived!"

Ed Abramson was born in Wooster, Ohio in 1926. He graduated from
Northwestern University in 1948, and is married to Carolyn. They have
three children. Ed's relatives have been in Wooster since 1884. Ellen
Pill, Ph.D., has worked for 35 years as a freelance writer, with
numerous publications. She was born in Ft. Dodge, Iowa.

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland meets in the Miller Board
Room at Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood. Board members are
available >from 7:00 to assist with individual research questions.
Guests are welcome. RSVP to Programming@ClevelandJGS.org.

Sylvia F. Abrams
1st Vice President - Programming
Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland

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