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York, Pa.’s, Shinah Etting: ‘The life of all the gaiety that could be mustered in the village’

A visitor to York, Pa., in 1773 admired Shinah Etting, young matriarch of what is believed to be York’s first Jewish family. The Ettings operated a small store in York. Shinah Etting, pictured here, later re-located her family to Baltimore. … Continue reading

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