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Morris Speizman (1905-1987) was a Charlotte businessman, author, and Jewish community leader. He founded Speizman Industries, Inc., a textile machinery company. In addition to his business, Speizman was very active in the Jewish and civic…

The Hebrew Benevolent Society purchased an 11 acre parcel of land in an outlying area of Charlotte far from the city center in 1867. As the surrounding inner-city neighborhood grew closer, the Jewish community was able to acquire more land, change…