DER Documentary

Postville: When Cultures Collide

by Iowa Public Television
color, 60 min, 2001


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When an entrepreneurial Hasidic Jew from New York established a kosher slaughterhouse in predominantly Lutheran Postville, the Iowa hamlet was transformed. More Jews, then Hispanics, and Eastern Europeans soon followed. Study the ethnic, cultural and religious conflicts of cultural diversification in one small heterogeneous population.

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