Farming Families in the 30's and 40's

Morris Cohen Family, Kerhonkson

Morris Tessler, Kerhonkson

Al Cohen, Kerhonkson, 1940

Sam Stein's farm, Pataukunk 1944

The Jewish Farmers of Kerhonkson were not the first or the only to try their hand at farming the land. 

To read about the first Jewish Agricultural Colony in NY,  Sholam,  click 

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Most of these farming communities were helped by the Baron de Hirsch Foundation,  these communities of new immigrants stretched from Canada to Brazil, Connecticut to Utah.  See some of them