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Book Review – Historian finds trove of stories about N.C.s Jewish settlers

By Ben SteelmanBen.Steelman@StarNewsOnline.com.

Jews were here from the beginning. Joachim Gans, a metallurgist from Prague, landed at Roanoke Island in 1585 as part of Sir Walter Raleigh’s second expedition. (He left with Sir Francis Drake the following year, only to face anti-Semitism back in England.)

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