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Born in East L.A.

Through camaraderie and philanthropy, a group of friends stays connected to their past.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/born_in_east_la_20020802

The East L.A. community of Boyle Heights has always been a neighborhood dominated by immigrants. Today, it's a poor Hispanic neighborhood. But Hershey Eisenberg, 75, remembers a different Boyle Heights: It was during the Great Depression, when the community was poor and Jewish, but the sense of community was very rich.

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