125th Anniversary Year (pdf)
Museum at Eldridge Street to celebrate the 125th anniversary year of the Eldridge Street Synagogue, a National Historic Landmark. Special activities planned for the anniversary year.
Egg Rolls and Egg Creams Block Party (pdf)
One-of-a-kind festival celebrates Chinese and East European Jewish traditions and art, and highlights the evolution of an iconic New York City neighborhood.
Museum commissions Kiki Smith and Deborah Gans (pdf)
The Museum has commissioned artist Kiki Smith and architect Deborah Gans to create a new monumental east window for the 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue, a magnificent National Historic Landmark located on New York's Lower East Side.
Information Kit (pdf)
Download a PDF of our information kit with key facts about the Museum and our 1887 National Historic Landmark.
Eldridge Street Completes Twenty-Year Restoration of Landmark 1887 Synagogue (pdf)
Restored site home to the new Museum at Eldridge Street, featuring educational and cultural programming. National Historic Landmark Eldridge Street Synagogue re-opened to a broad public.
Spare Times for Children for Aug. 10-16
New York Times, August 9, 2012
Downtown, a New Window on the World
Wall Street Journal, October 6, 2010
She Does Windows, Paul Goldberger
New Yorker, January 18, 2010
Joy on Eldridge Street, Diane Cole
Preservation, March/April 2008
Face-Lift, Adam Gopnik
New Yorker, December 10, 2007
Return of a Long Dormant Island of Grace, Edward Rothstein
The New York Times, December 1, 2007
Synagogue Window Returns for Rosh Hashanah, James Barron
The New York Times, September 13, 2007
Synagogues Throw Energy behind Green Movement, Rebecca Spence
Forward, August 3, 2007
Radio & TV
Synagogue’s Stained Glass Celebrates Festival of Lights
CBS Sunday Morning Show
December 5, 2010
Shining a Light Interview with Kiki Smith & Deborah Gans
WNYC’s Leonard Lopate Show
December 1, 2010
Historic Synagogue Gets New Lease on Life
New Windows for Chinatown Synagogue
NYC Synagogue Preserves Rich History, Jacki Lyden
National Public Radio, All Things Considered, March 9, 2008
Eldridge Street Synagogue Restoration Complete, Richard Hake
WNYC Radio, December 2, 2007
Restored Sacred Tablets Back at Synagogue, Tim Fleischer
WABC TV, September 17, 2009