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Tag: Jewish Immigrant
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After only a few months in Los Angeles, Shirley N., a 30-year-old Jewish immigrant from Iran, almost returned to her homeland because of financial difficulties.
"I was down, I was broke, I didn't have anyone here, and I was also worried about my family in Iran," Shirley said. "I...
June 19, 1997 | 8:00 pmAfter months of rehearsal as a poor immigrant struggling to protect his daughter, Rubinstein has forged a close bond with Danielle Weiner, the young actress who plays Little Girl
In "Ragtime," the part of Tateh, a widowed, immigrant Jew who comes to New York with a young daughter in...