Author: Irving Howe

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Book:World of Our Fathers

World of Our Fathers: The Journey of the East European Jews to America and the Life They Found and Made

Irving Howe

At the end of the 19th century, two million East European Jews emigrated to the United States, settling in all major cities, but especially in New York City’s Lower East Side. This books tells the story of how they tried to keep their Yiddish culture whilst making their way in a new society.

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