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The Tenement Saga: the Lower East Side and early Jewish American writers - Sanford Sternlicht

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The book "The Tenement Saga: The Lower East Side and Early Jewish American Writers" by Sanford Sternlicht explores the life of Jewish immigrants living in tenements on the Lower East Side of Manhattan during the early 20th century. The Jewish immigrants who migrated from Europe to find a better life in America were often devoutly religious people. In the Lower East Side, there were hundreds of congregations both large and small. Jewish immigrants had various ways of observing their religion, and practices varied based on the origin of the immigrants.

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