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When harlem was jewish

When Harlem Was Jewish

By On June 17, 2010

Historically Jewish neighborhoods in New York usually call to mind crunchy pickles on the Lower East Side and Hasidic butcher shops in Brooklyn. One neighborhood that doesn’t often get evoked–but probably should–is Harlem. In the early 20th century, the Manhattan neighborhood above 125th… Read More

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