Tag: Jewish immigrants

Reem Nasr and Martyna Starosta with Fi2W’s John Rudolph in the studio. Photo: Rachael Bonjiorno
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Podcast: Reporting on Religion for and about New Americans

A conversation with journalists covering Judaism and Islam.

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“To immigrate is to experience a chasm” – Reflections of a Rabbi

Part of a round-table discussion by faith leaders sponsored by Feet in 2 Worlds.

Kim Ima in the Treats Truck
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Food in 2 Worlds Podcast: The Treats Truck Offers the Flavors of Passover and Much More

Kim Ima – half Jewish, half Japanese – runs the Treats Truck in New York City. She sells Passover sweets as a lucky “Maneki Neko” cat statue looks on.

Bodies from the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in 1911 (Photo: Library of Congress)

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Remembered

Friday March 25 marks the centennial of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire—a catastrophic event that killed 146 young immigrant workers in Manhattan. This devastating incident led to the creation of workplace safety regulations, galvanized the union movement and became an iconic moment in New York history that continues to symbolize the need for immigrant and workers’ rights.