Similarities Between Hester Street And A Ghetto Wedding

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Essay Throughout the course of this semester we have covered some of America’s most influential Jewish literacy’s and have also been able to watch some very important films that depict the struggles of the Jewish American immigrant in America at the turn of the century. The two pieces that I felt I could relate to and depicted their situations in the most surreal way were the film Hester Street, and A Ghetto Wedding. The reason I choose Hester Street is because I feel it exposes concerns and believes of every American immigrant during the time period in which the film was set in. The movie begins with some what of a character study of its main character Jake, showing him at work in a clothing factory following him around to his many stops

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