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A Bintel Brief

Love and Longing in Old New York

by Liana Finck

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Love and Longing in Old New York
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Drawn from letters submitted to the popular advice column of The Forward, a widely read Yiddish language newspaper begun in 1906 New York, this illustrative tribute to the turn-of-the-century Jewish immigrants who transformed New York City offers insight into a segment of America's rich cultural past.

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