Bibliography on Jewish Farmers and Farming
This is a work in progress; please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you know of any material you may have, so that I can add it to this bibliography.
General history of Jewish Farming in America
Lori Shaller and Judith Rosenbaum, Jews and Farming in America. Jewish Women’s Archive. https://jwa.org/teach/livingthelegacy/jews-and-farming-in-america
Jewish Agricultural Colonies in the United States - http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/909-agricultural-colonies-in-the-united-states
Baron Maurice de Hirsch and the Jewish Agricultural and Industrial Aid Society
Adler-Rubel, S. Moritz Baron Hirsch: Profile of a Great Philanthropist. Year Book VIII, Publications of the Leo Baeck Institute, 1963.
Davidson, Gabriel. Our Jewish Farmers and the Story of the Jewish Agricultural Society. L.B Fischer, 1943.
Lee, Samuel J. Moses of the New World: The Work of Baron de Hirsch. Thomas Yoseloff, 1970.
Annual Reports of the Jewish Agricultural and Industrial Aid Society, 190?-194? Available at the Center for Jewish History, New York City.
Local Histories of Jewish Farming
Ascher, Carol. A Chance for Land and Fresh Air: Russian Jewish Immigrants in Sharon and Amenia, 1907-1940. Sharon Historical Society, 2017.
Jewish Farm Communities of New Jersey https://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/NJ_Farms/
Kann, KIenneth L. Comrades and Chicken Ranchers: The Story of a California Jewish Community. Cornell University Press, 1993.
Lavender, Abraham D. & Steinberg, Clarence B. Jewish Farmers of the Catskills: A Century of Survival. University Press of Florida, 1995.
Lindner, Irene Krasner. A Slice of America: In Memory of our Parents, Ida and Max Linder, Rose and Rubin Krasner. (Stories of Jewish farmers in Montville, NY), self-published. See email@example.com
Rikoon, J. Sanford, editor. Afterward by Jacob Calof. Rachel Calof’s Story: Jewish Homesteader on the Northern Plains. (Initially written in Yiddish.) Indiana University Press, 1995.
Raider, Mark A. Jewish Immigrant Farmers in the Connecticut River Valley: the Rockville Settlement, American Jewish Archives, 19??, 213-242.
Ruxin, Robert H. The Jewish Farmer and the Small-Town Jewish Community: Schoharie County, New York. American Jewish Archives, April 1977, 3-21.
Schwartz, Etka Gitel. Full Harvest. (The story of a Jewish settlement in N. Dakota, 1880-1900). Chilazon Press, 2012.
Vineland. Jewish Virtual Library. https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/vineland
Woodbine, New Jersey https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodbine,_New_Jersey
Films and Oral Histories of Jewish Farming Communities
Berg, David. Clarion Colony: The Jewish Farming Colony in Utah. https://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/collections/oral-histories/excerpts/woh-ex-0002328/clarion-colony-jewish-farming-community-utah
Clarion Colony, Utah. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyQcO0L5kbE
Fischer, Jerry and Borres, Frank, co-directors. Harvesting Stones: Jewish Farming in Eastern Connecticut.
Memories of Life in American Jewish Farming Communities, from the Wexler Oral History Project Collection https://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/language-literature-culture/heft-notebook/american-jewish-farming-communities
Contemporary Jewish Farming
Koenig, Leah. Farmville: The Trend towards Local and Organic Foods has also Fueled a Resurgence in Jewish Farming. Tablet Magazine. https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-life-and-religion/75488/farmville
Adamah, Hazon. (A Jewish Farming Project in Falls Village, CT.) https://hazon.org/adamah/the-farm/
What’s Jewish about Farming: A Tour of Urban Adamah. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnOB4WOJVJ8