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Jewish-Americans

Vladka Meed joined the Jewish resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto, eventually escaped, and helped hundreds of children survive Nazi roundups. 

Editor’s Note: William Morrow has just published Judy Batalion’s extraordinary new book, Read more >>
In a nation of immigrants, picking 10 books about the immigrant experience is no easy task. One could plausibly argue that any book about post-Columbian America concerns the immigrant experience. Read more >>

On Manhattan’s Lower East Side you can visit a haunting re-creation of a life that was at once harder and better than we remember

A walk through the old Jewish Lower East Side of New York City recalls the era when that battered, close-packed quarter was a high-pressure machine for the manufacture of Americans

Walking Manhattan’s Lower East Side is like browsing through a family album of American Jewry. Read more >>

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