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 Streit's Matzo and the American Dream
Thursday, April 13, 2017
 
Film Screening and Q&A Featuring Director Neil A. Friedman
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( American Jewish Historical Society & Eldridge Street Museum)
American Jewish Historical Society & Eldridge Street Museum
City: New York

Additional Notes:
In the heart of New York’s rapidly gentrifying Lower East Side stand four tenement buildings that housed the Streit’s matzo factory since 1925. Streit’s Matzo and the American Dream is a story of tradition, of resistance and resilience, and a celebration of a family whose commitment to their heritage . . .

 There are Jews Here
 
Featuring filmmaker Brad Lichtenstein
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( American Jewish Historical Society)
American Jewish Historical Society
City: New York

Additional Notes:
There Are Jews Here tells the stories of once-thriving Jewish American towns that now can barely hold a minyan, focusing on the residents lamenting the gradual disappearance of their communities, and critically examining issues of class, family, and identity.

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