This section of the Documenting Maine Jewry project has information on the communities of Cape Elizabeth, Falmouth, Falmouth Foreside, Portland, South Portland and Westbrook.

Short Jewish History

see Ben Band's <a href='ToC-BenBand.php'> Portland Jewry : Its Growth and Development </a>
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Census data is available for these years: 1890, 1896, 1930, 1940, 1940, April 8 1908, April 9 1919, circa 2019, date not known, Dec 1980, May 26 1915, Sept 16, 1899.

The coordinator(s) of this site, Annette Elowitch, Judy Halpert, and Steve Hirshon, would welcome additional photographs, documents and oral histories sent to