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At Home In Michigan

By the 1930s, Jews felt increasingly at home in Michigan and, a generation removed from immigrant origins, were increasingly comfortable with American ways. Jews were prominent in small business throughout the state, and synagogues and social organizations supported a new American Jewish way of life. In Michigan, the largest concentration of Jews was in the Detroit area, but Jews were prominent in cities and towns and small business throughout the state, and synagogues and social organizations supported a new American Jewish way of life.