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East River Cooperative, Hillman Cooperative and Seward Park Cooperative

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East River: Erlich-Alter Building

568-570-572 Grand St.

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Henryk Erlich
Victor Alter

Both were born into well-to-do hasidic families in Poland and both went on to become leaders of the Polish Bund, a Jewish Socialist party which opposed Zionism. They escaped to Russia during the German invasion of Poland, but, were later captured and executed in 1941.

Vicktor Alter was also a leader of various Jewish trade unions in Poland. Learn more...

Henryk Erlich was also a journalist. Learn more...


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