A conversation with journalists covering Judaism and Islam.
Tag: Jewish immigrants
Part of a round-table discussion by faith leaders sponsored by Feet in 2 Worlds.
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.
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.