LED Lights Now Shine in the Shul

Artist Uses City Streets to Highlight What Divides – and Unites – Us

This blog post was researched and written by two interns at the Museum at Eldridge Street: John Hanson and Eliana Schechter. Ai Weiwei, a Chinese artist-activist, has undertaken arguably the most extensive public art project in New York City’s history. Titled “Good Fences Make Good … Read more

New York City’s Jewish Museums

Florine Stettheimer, “Nude Self-Portrait”

As the city with the world’s largest Jewish population, New York City boasts several Jewish museums. Each chronicles different aspects of the Jewish experience. The most prominent museums are the Jewish Museum on the Upper East Side, the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park, … Read more

Restoring the Eldridge Street Synagogue: Interview Amy Stein-Milford

Amy Stein-Milford

Amy Stein-Milford is the former Deputy Director of the Museum at Eldridge Street. During her 18-year tenure, she oversaw the building’s re-opening following its restoration, the commission of a new stained glass window, and the creation of a new visitor center and permanent exhibition. In … Read more