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Israelite festivals page from 1825 Charleston City Directory
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Calendar of Fasts, Festivals, and other days, Observed by the Israelites. For the year 5585 . . . Directory and Stranger’s Guide for the City of Charleston; Also . . . An Almanac for the Year of our Lord 1825 . . . .
Charleston, S.C.: A. E. Miller, Nov. 1824
Special Collections, College of Charleston Library

In 1825, Jews constituted a sufficient portion of Charleston’s population—and especially of the merchant community—to warrant a page identifying Jewish holidays in the almanac section of the city’s Directory and Stranger’s Guide.

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