What Jewish Person in the Labor Movement was Born this Week? Originally Published January 21-22, 2022.
Born on January 27, 1850, in London, Samuel Gompers would go on to become a primary force behind the American labor movement. The oldest of five boys, Samuel left school at age 10 to apprentice as a shoemaker. Soon he joined his father making cigars. In 1863, the family moved to the Lower East Side […]