There Goes the Neighborhood: Streit's Looks To Leave Lower East Side

The recent news that the Streit’s matzo factory is looking to move from its longtime Lower East Side home has received plenty of media attention. After all, it has been a constant presence on the Lower East Side for… Well, it’s not at all clear, from reading press coverage, exactly how long it’s been there.

Intrepid Judaic media watcher Arieh Lebowitz pointed out that various media outlets have offered wildly disparate accounts of when matzo-maker Aron Streit set up shop:

So which is correct?

This is what the Streit’s Web site has to say:

Incidentally, the official company logo says: “Streit’s Since 1925.”

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