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An Old and New World

By Bernard Gershon Richards (Reprinted by permission of Paula Eisenstein Baker, Houston) Bernard Gershon Richards (1877-1971), U.S- journalist, widely active in Jewish affairs. Born Dov-Gershon Rabinovich in Keidan (Kėdainiai), Lithuania, Richards was taken to the U.S. in 1886. He began … Continue reading

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B. Cassel

Boruch Chaim Cassel – called Bernard in America, but known to his friends as Alter – was born in Keidan in 1877, the son of a tailor. He had a traditional Jewish cheder education, but also studied Russian and other secular … Continue reading

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