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Tenement Museum Tag

[portfolio_slideshow] [mejsaudio src="http://www.lizazapol.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/EPOHIsakSchachtertomatostory1.mp3"] As Epstein Oral History Fellow with the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, I interviewed several Holocaust survivors who lived, or still live in the Lower East Side after emigrating to the United States. These oral histories are full of rich stories of how the...

[portfolio_slideshow] One Minute Excerpt [mejsaudio src="http://www.lizazapol.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Zapol-Matzo-Cut.mp3"] The Streit’s Matzo Factory has been in the New York’s Lower East Side since 1925. The entire matzo process, from flour to boxed cracker, takes less than 18 minutes, and the mixing and baking covers five floors and four tenement buildings on...