Ask an Intern!

Ask an Intern!

The Museum at Eldridge Street’s interns bring energy, enthusiasm and fresh insight to our historic landmark, the 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue. For this feature our Education Associate Rachel Serkin interviewed intern Sarah Hong and got her take on the Museum, her own family’s immigrant roots, Yiddish 101 and why one of her favorite spots in […]

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Our Own Red Carpet

Our Own Red Carpet

Years ago, when we were doing our first tours of our historic home, the 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue, we had a list of celebrities who we thought might have been congregants here, among them actors Edward G. Robinson and Paul Muni, and Jonas Salk who developed the polio vaccine. While these accomplished men did live […]

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Haggadah Recommendations for Your Passover Seder – Museum at Eldridge Street Blog

Haggadah Recommendations for Your Passover Seder – Museum at Eldridge Street Blog

“The more one talks about the Exodus, the more praise one deserves.” Passover Haggadah You’ve cooked a delicious meal, invited family and other loved ones. But there is one more thing you can do to add flavor and lively discussion to your Passover Seder: choose a compelling Haggadah.  Traditional, traditional with a twist, scholarly, feminist, kid-friendly […]

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Delicious Hamantaschen Recipes!

Delicious Hamantaschen Recipes!

by Anna Shneyderman, Museum at Eldridge Street Intern Purim is coming up- and what better way to celebrate than baking delicious Hamantaschen cookies? Our cultural programs director, Hanna Griff-Sleven, recommended a traditional recipe for the sweet pastry. I also found some more quirky takes on Hamantaschen: cinnamon dulce de leche,  chocolate ganache and  salted caramel, savory caramelized onion and goat cheese, […]

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Celebrate the Year of the Ram on Eldridge Street

Celebrate the Year of the Ram on Eldridge Street

Are you looking for the perfect place to watch the Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade this Sunday, February 22?  Stop by the Museum at Eldridge Street. The parade passes directly in front of our landmark site, the 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue.  Click here to see the parade route. “What is a synagogue doing in Chinatown?” That’s a question […]

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