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  • Lessons learned from the Triangle Waist factory fire

    March 15, 2011 | 5:40 pm

    For a listing of Triangle Waist factory fire centennial commemoration events around Los Angeles visit jewishjournal.com/calendar_stories.

    On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers, mostly Jewish and Italian immigrant girls in their teens and 20s, perished after a fire broke out at the...

  • The Torah of Wisconsin – the Bread and Roses edition

    March 4, 2011 | 1:20 pm

    Rose Schneiderman was a Jewish immigrant from Poland who lived in New York City at the turn of the last century and campaigned for workers’ rights, better wages and secure safer working conditions. She served in FDR’s brain trust and was a co-founder of the ACLU. During the fight...