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“The Little Jew of Trois-Rivières”: Secrets to Success

From: The First Jews in North America


This chapter explores early Jewish settlement in North America, and the history leading up to it. The stories of Jeffery Amherst, Aaron Hart and Levy Andrew Levy (partner of William Trent) are examined.



Denis Vaugeois

Denis Vaugeois is a historian, a publisher, and the author of many books on North American and European history, including America: The Lewis & Clark Expedition and the Dawn of a New Power and Mapping a Continent. He is also Quebec’s former minister of cultural affairs. He lives in Quebec City.