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By Alan S. Pierce

pressured to escape the brutal pogroms of Europe, Jewish immigrants sought safe haven within the great thing about Boston's North Shore. Drawing on their artisan talents, many came across paintings within the tanneries of Peabody and the shoe factories of Lynn, whereas different enterprising Jews demonstrated their very own companies in Salem and Beverly- from butcher outlets and groceries to newspapers. along fellow contributors of the Jewish ancient Society of the North Shore, Alan Pierce has conscientiously assembled a suite of private histories from generations of Jewish households. Celebrating the wealthy flavors of Jewish tradition, those bills seize everyday faces, comparable to popular athlete Herb Brenner, and recognizable landmarks just like the Kernwood kingdom membership and the Dolphin Yacht membership, cutting edge institutions open to all despite race or faith. With entrepreneurial spirit, a bit decision and many religion, the North Shore's storied Jewish groups have etched enduring marks on its streets and in its synagogues.

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