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The Massena Blood Libel

The "Blood Libel" accusation has been around for centuries, and it arose once again in Massena, New York, in 1928.

When Boxing Was a Jewish Sport

Jews' participation in professional boxing in the interwar period is not as surprising as it might seem to be.

Yiddish Theater in New York

A cultural phenomenon of Jewish America in the early 20th century.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

The 1911 tragedy fueled the Jewish labor movement for decades to come.