The Asmonean

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The Asmonean was the first English-language Jewish weekly in the United States, published and edited from 1849-1858 by Robert Lyon, a London native who emigrated to New York in 1844. Publication run: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 26, 1849)-v. 18, no. 8 (June 4, 1858). Title varies slightly. Largely in English and Hebrew; a German supplement to v. 4, no. 10 was issued on June 27, 1851; began a German section in February 1856 titled: Der Asmonean : eine den Interessen der amerikanischen Israeliten ausschliesslich gewidmete Zeitung.
Lyon, Robert, 1810-1858 (Editor)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849 - 1858
Place: New York [N.Y.]
Publisher: Robert Lyon
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: *PBD+ (Asmonean)
Jews -- New York (State)
Jewish newspapers
Statement of responsibility: Editor: Robert Lyon.
Physical Description
Extent: V. ; 43-49 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Library of Congress Control Number: sn 84021919
Library of Congress Control Number: 15020320
RLIN/OCLC: 5462347
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12638306
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc08a340-3c07-0136-31e9-1d7ff933ca43
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