Avengers and defenders: glimpses of Chicago's Jewish past
According to available evidence, the first Jewish pioneers arrived in Chicago in 1841. And only five years later, Chicago's first synagogue was established. Walter Roth, the pre-eminent historian of Jewish Chicago, paints a vivid tapestry of well-known and little-known Jews from all walks of life.
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Jewish Connections to the Haymarket Bomb Tragedy
The Peoria Street Riots of November 1949
Meyer Levin and the Memorial Day Massacre of 1937
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