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Yosemite home to a fascinating Jewish past ... and present


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/tribe/article/yosemite_home_to_a_fascinating_jewish_past_and_present_20100428

When many Jews think of the Gold Rush, one thing that often comes to mind is Levi Strauss and his watershed invention — blue jeans. While his fortune is forever associated with San Francisco, it is important to note there were other Jews who traveled west to find gold, but ended up prospering in other ways.

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