Activism on the Lower East Side Building and Walking Tour

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York

Join Museum at Eldridge Street Docent Jason Bohner for a new tour centered around the history of activism on the Lower East Side!At the turn of the twentieth century, roughly 1.5 million Ashkenazi Jews descended on the Lower East Side in search of economic opportunity ... Read more

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Restoring Stories: Stained Glass

Join our virtual series dedicated to exploring the preservation, conservation, and restoration efforts at Eldridge Street Synagogue.By the 1980s, Eldridge Street Synagogue, the first grand house of worship built in America by Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, had fallen far from its glory days. The ... Read more

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In Conversation with Isaac Gellis: Family Legacy on the Lower East Side

Join us on Zoom with a descendant of Isaac Gellis (1849-1906), legendary "Kosher Sausage King" and co-founder of Eldridge Street Synagogue.“Discovering my family’s heritage through the Eldridge Street Synagogue was a calling, and I felt my roots grow into the Lower East Side.”-Isaac Gellis (b. ... Read more

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Jewish Lower East Side Walking Tour

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York

Stroll through the neighborhood's 100-year-old history!A century ago, the Lower East Side saw unparalleled growth as waves of immigrants settled, prayed, played, worked, shopped, and attended school in this neighborhood as they built their new lives in a new land. Today, there are signs of ... Read more

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2022 Midterm Elections: Democracy at Risk

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York

Join a panel discussion on the midterm elections and how it could be an inflection point for American democracy.The live panel at the Museum at Eldridge Street will explore a variety of issues motivating voters, including some that may have also been on the minds ... Read more

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Eldridge Eats: A History of the Lower East Side Food Tour

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York

Visit historic Lower East Side sites and nosh on delicious rugelach, pickles, knishes, and dumplings!Stroll through the neighborhood’s 100-year history with long-time Lower East Side resident and Museum at Eldridge Street Docent Richard Soden. Learn about what life was like for Jewish immigrants at the ... Read more

Exhibition Opening for “Upon Thy Gates: The Winik Mezuzah Collection”

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York

Join us in welcoming Elaine K. and Norman Winik’s formidable mezuzah collection to Eldridge Street! Get Tickets The Museum at Eldridge Street is proud to present an exciting new exhibition, Upon Thy Gates: The Elaine K. and Norman Winik Mezuzah Collection, from the Oregon Jewish Museum ... Read more

Annual Gala

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York

The Museum at Eldridge Street’s annual Gala returns in person to the Bryant Park Grill, located at 25 West 40th Street with a cocktail reception at 6:00 pm and dinner and awards presentation at 7:00 pm on Thursday, November 17th. For ticket, table, and journal ads please contact ... Read more

Concert: Yale Strom’s “Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire” Cantata

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York

Get Tickets Yale Strom composed the cantata “Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire” in 2011 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the tragic fire of March 25, 1911. The Triangle Waist Company factory occupied the top three floors of the ten-story Asch Building on the corner of Greene ... Read more

Eldridge Arts & Learning: Stained Glass (Ages 5+)

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York

Colorful fun for all ages!At the Museum at Eldridge Street, the more than sixty stained glass windows serve many important roles. From capturing natural light to displaying a beautiful design, the colorful shapes and patterns bring the synagogue to life. Learn about the stained glass ... Read more

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All-of-a-Kind Family Walking Tour

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York

Take the kids on a trip to the literary Lower East Side!Join us on this walking tour and follow in the footsteps of Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie, the beloved sisters depicted in Sydney Taylor’s children’s classic All-of-a-Kind Family. Stroll through the story and ... Read more

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