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Jacob Frankfort (born 1801, date of death
unknown) was the first Jew to come to Los Angeles. He immigrated from Poland in
1841. He would be joined by other Central-European Jews. By 1855,
there were 60 Jews living in Los Angeles.
"L.A. Scene / The City Then and Now". CECILIA RASMUSSEN. Los
Angeles Times, March 21, 1994.