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A rabbi (center) supervises the production of Passover matzos at the Streit's factory on New York's Lower East Side, circa 1960s. This Passover will be Streit's last one at the landmark location. AP hide caption

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The Salt

Mourning The Matzo: Iconic N.Y. Factory To Leave Former Jewish Hub

It's the end of an era: After nearly a century, the Streit's matzo factory is leaving Manhattan's Lower East Side. This Passover will be its last there. Streit's plans to move to a new factory.

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Why Babies Love (And Learn From) Magic Tricks

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Children's Song Gary Burton & Chick Corea
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Jigsaw Mike Stern
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BuzzFeed Writer's Stolen Phone Sparks Chinese Viral Sensation

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Love for Three Oranges [March] String Planet

Refugees from different cities of the Donetsk region controlled by pro-Russia separatists stay March 12 in a center for refugees in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk. The cease-fire in eastern Ukraine between Kiev's forces and pro-Russian rebels has been tenuous at best, and residents of the region continue to flee; 1.2 million have been displaced by the fighting. Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Local Volunteer Groups Lead Effort To Help Ukraine's Displaced Citizens

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Away from the Harbor Margaret Slovak
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How The Matzo Crumbles: Iconic Streit's Factory To Leave Manhattan

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Should Have Known Better Sufjan Stevens
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Alexander's Regrets Wahid
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