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Asher Levy School

This elementary school is on 1st Avenue between 12th and 11th streets. It's named for New Amsterdam's first Jewish butcher, who successfully challenged Peter Stuyvesant's anti-Semitic rules and helped establish New York's tradition of tolerance.

 

See www.nysonglines.com/11st.htm#1av

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Taken on October 9, 2008