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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Open House for Photographers and Artists: A Success!

Open House for Photographers and Artists: A Success!

by Anna Shneyderman, Museum at Eldridge Street Intern Though I’ve been interning at the Museum for many months now, each time I walk through the sanctuary’s doors at the Eldridge Street Synagogue, my breath is taken away. It’s as if it is my first time entering the space. Light pours in through the stained glass windows […]

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Sitting Down with Singer Miryem-Khaye Seigel

Sitting Down with Singer Miryem-Khaye Seigel

On Wednesday, January 28th at 7 pm, Miryem-Khaye Seigel will celebrate the release of her new CD, Toyznt Tamen = A Thousand Flavors with a concert at the Museum at Eldridge Street.  She will be joined by some of the best klezmer musicians in town for what promises to be a great night of music […]

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