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Lots o’ Matzo

Nestled among the hot clubs and cool condos of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Streit’s kosher matzo factory is one of the last holdouts of a bygone era. When the family-run business was founded in 1925 by Austrian immigrant Aron Streit, Pr…

Nestled among the hot clubs and cool condos of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Streit’s kosher matzo factory is one of the last holdouts of a bygone era. When the family-run business was founded in 1925 by Austrian immigrant Aron Streit, Prohibition reigned and the area was home to a bustling Jewish community. Lines of people waiting for fresh matzo snaked around the block.

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