New York City Honors Emma Lazarus on Anniversary of Her Death
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New York City Honors Emma Lazarus on Anniversary of Her Death

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New York’s Acting Mayor, Abe Stark, proclaimed today Emma Lazarus Day in honor of the “pioneer of Jewish culture in the United States. He acted in response to a request from the Emma Lazarus Federation of Jewish Women’s Clubs which observed today the 70th anniversary of the death of the famed posess a portion of whose poem “The New Colossus” is inscribed on the Statue of Liberty.

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