Sabra Waldfogel

Sabra Waldfogel writes historical fiction about Southern Jews and African Americans in slavery and freedom. Her most recent book, Freedom’s Island, about an all-black Mississippi town menaced in the 1880s by a greedy cotton planter and a former Klansman, and aided by a Jewish merchant, has just been published. For more information about her and her work, visit her website.


The Jews of Mound Bayou

Dry Goods Merchant and Freedom Fighter: Samuel Fleishman of Marianna, FL


Jews and Slavery: Raphael Moses and London Moses

Jews and Slavery: Clara Solomon and Lucy Lewis

Jews and Slavery: Isaac Cardozo and Lydia Weston