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19th Century Jewish Cultural Hero

I col­lect (Amer­i­can) Juda­ic lapel but­tons. I have approx­i­mate­ly 3000 unique items. Each one rep­re­sents a dif­fer­ent moment in the Amer­i­can Jew­ish expe­ri­ence. Peri­od­i­cal­ly I share them here. My uncle was named after Mendele Mocher Sforim (the “Grand­fa­ther of Yid­dish lit­er­a­ture”). His old­er … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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