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Saving the legacy of Mystic River Jews

Proposal aims to make East Boston chapel into museum

Jewish merchants along Orleans Street in East Boston in 1914.
The interior of the chapel adjacent to Obahei Shalom cemetery that is to be converted into a Jewish museum.
By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / May 13, 2006

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They are often called the ''forgotten Jews" of Greater Boston, the families of immigrants who left Central and Eastern Europe beginning in the mid-19th century to create bustling, thriving enclaves near the mouth of the Mystic River. (Full article: 928 words)

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