Migdal Zophim &
Farming in the Jewish
Colonies of South Jersey
Migdal Zophim & Farming in the Jewish Colonies of South Jersey
By Moses Klein and others
This Alliance Heritage Center publication pairs Moses Klein’s important 1889 essay collection Midgal Zophim with contemporary reports on life in the colonies of Alliance, Rosenhayn, and Carmel from 1882 to 1907. It provides a detail-filled window into the early struggles and ultimate successes of these heroic settlers in South Jersey. The title is available through Amazon or by contacting the Alliance Heritage Center.
xxiv + 266 pages, photographs, paperback.
ISBN: 978-1-9478898-9-7. $19.95
The photographs below, made just eight years after the founding of Alliance, were first published in black and white in Migdal Zophim. The colorized versions here hint at the appearance of these farming communities.