The Rabinowitz family sells the family delicatessen and moves to Weehawken, NJ. Herschel, known as Harry, opens the Comfort Corset Company. The Weehawken ferry is the family’s lifeline to New York City where Jerry and his older sister Sonia take music lessons at Miss Effa Ellis Perfield’s Studio. Lena introduces her children to the cornucopia of cultural abounding in New York City.