Salinger, Gerhard
October 1991
Western States Jewish History;Oct1991, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p17
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the history of the Southern Rio Grande Valley in Texas and its Jewish residents. The early Jewish settlers in Brownsville, Texas include merchants A.J. Bloomberg and Gabriel Raphael, the Leopold Schlinger family and Benjamin Moses. Jewish families moved in Harlingen, Texas in the 1930s and 1940s and established a congregation. The congregation established by the first Jewish families who moved to McAllen, Texas was named Temple Emanuel. In Laredo, Texas, export and import firm Emanuel Morris was one of the early Jewish businesses.


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