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By Irving Cutler

ISBN-10: 0738560154

ISBN-13: 9780738560151

ISBN-10: 1531638937

ISBN-13: 9781531638931

for almost part a century, the higher Lawndale region was once the colourful, lively middle of Jewish lifestyles in Chicago. It contained nearly forty percentage of the city's whole Jewish inhabitants with over 70 synagogues and diverse energetic Jewish firms and associations, equivalent to the Jewish People's Institute, the Hebrew Theological collage, and Mount Sinai health facility. Its citizens integrated "King of Swing" Benny Goodman, Israeli best minister Golda Meir, newshounds Irv Kupcinet and Meyer Levin, federal pass judgement on Abraham Lincoln Marovitz, civil rights lawyer Elmer Gertz, Eli's Cheesecake founder Eli Shulman, and comic Shelley Berman. a number of the chosen photographs come from the author's large assortment. This ebook will convey again stories when you lived there and retell the tale of Jewish existence at the West aspect if you happen to didn't. regardless of the place the scattered Jews of Chicago reside now, many can hint their roots to this "Jerusalem of Chicago."

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