The Jewish Travel Guide That Inspired the Green Book

From a Washington Post story by Jess McHugh headlined “The Jewish travel guide that inspired the Green Book”:

Fearing that her land would be seized as World War I approached, Austrian-born Pessah “Pearl” Ravitz fled to New York City to start a new life. She had imagined New York as a place of promise, ripe with opportunity for a resourceful woman such as herself. The city was quick to disappoint. Ravitz was met with discrimination because of her Jewish identity, and life in the metropolis was stifling….