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Q train 'Chanukah' teen's Jewish roots

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Q train 'Chanukah' teen's Jewish roots

Lori Jirovec and her family were newly arrived in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, when she set out Chanukah lights on a block that had only seen Christmas decorations.

 

"I said, 'What, are you kidding me? They'll burn us out,'" her husband, Joseph Jirovec, recalled last week.

 

Lori was no less proud to be Jewish for moving into this traditionally Irish and Catholic neighborhood in 1995.

 

Full story: nydailynews_logo.gif icon_offsite.png - December 16, 2007

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