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By Allen Meyers

for lots of Jewish immigrants to the United States, Philadelphia’s row homes supplied an rapid group of buddies the place they have been in a position to mix the traditions of the outdated international with new
American beliefs. of their flight to a brand new land and a brand new lifestyles, Jewish immigrants chanced on a spot to name domestic in South Philadelphia. This exceptional selection of pictures celebrates the folk and areas of this group, from their struggles to their triumphs and the relations bonds that supplied their power alongside the best way. The Jewish group of South Philadelphia is a tribute to culture and delight that would function a beneficial instrument in educating the heritage of Jewish immigrants in the United States. sign up for Allen Meyers during this exploration of the prior that might be loved for generations to come.

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