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Jewniverse’s Name was Changed at Ellis Island to June Verse

By On September 3, 2012

Check out some of our favorite stories of Jewish immigration. Home On the Range—A mail order bride from Russia comes to live on the American frontier. Ragtime—the novel features a surprising and… Read More


America’s Most Musical Tale of Protestants, Blacks, and Jews

By On August 5, 2011

In Ragtime, an enormous and varied cast of characters knocks shoulders with each other–black and white, upper-class and working-class, fictional and real (Harry Houdini, Emma Goldman, and Sigmund Freud all appear). Originally a novel by E.L. Doctorow,… Read More