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The Jews of Harlem

By Ella Jordan-Smith Reference Services Librarian,┬áCenter for Jewish History The Jews of Harlem When thinking about the historically Jewish neighborhoods in New York, the Lower East Side or Williamsburg are likely the first to come to mind. What many do not know is that Harlem was at one point the home of the second largest Jewish population in the country. From the 1870s into…

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