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Jews: A People's History of the Lower East Side, Volume 1

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It is the story of a "holy water" spring buried beneath the foundation of the Jewish Daily Forward building on East Broadway, and of a six-month prison sentence from Essex Market Court for throwing snowballs. It is the story of cheap rents, knishes from Russ & Daughters, and children screaming at tour buses to "stop telling lies about them." It is the story of ethical ...more
Paperback, 480 pages
Published by Seven Stories Press
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