In 2008, the Museum presented Academic Angles, an extraordinary program of walking tours, lectures and exhibits on immigrant history of New York City. Enjoy this rich sampling.

Hear Podcasts

Listen to excerpts from walking tours & programs.

Love & Marriage on the Lower East Side
With Annie Polland:

A Tale of Two Cantors
With Jeffrey Shandler:

The Choices We Make
With Samuel Gruber:

Judaism Survives Migration to America
With Daniel Soyer :

Immigrant History lectures:

Read History

Learn about Jewish immigrants’ encounter with America and ways they practiced and preserved their religious traditions.






The Museum at Eldridge Street’s Academic Angles educational series is
supported by the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, Inc., Alan B.
Slifka Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, New York Council for the Humanities, and the Charles and Mildred Schnurmacher Foundation.
Any views, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in this
program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for
the Humanities or the other funders.