Kravitz Marks 100th Birthday of Founder

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When Rose Kravitz opened her deli in 1939, she had more courage than money. In fact she and husband, Herbert, had to borrow money to make change for the first day of business at what was then called the Elm Street Delicatessen. She may have stood barely 5 feet tall, but Rose Kravitz was able to do something that US Steel and a slew of other industrial giants were not able to do – sustain a successful business in Youngstown that continues today. The example of dedica

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