Are you interested in Lower East Side Immigrant History? Read articles from leading Jewish history and preservation scholars Marilyn Chiat, Samuel Gruber, Jeffrey Gurock, Tony Michels, Deborah Dash Moore, Riv-Ellen Prell, Jeffrey Shandler and Daniel Soyer, who participated in the Museum at Eldridge Street’s “Academic Angles” lecture series and walking tours. Learn about Jewish immigrants’ encounter with America and ways they practiced and preserved their religious traditions.

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The Museum at Eldridge Street’s Academic Angles educational series was supported by the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, Inc., Alan B. Slifka Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, New York Council for the Humanities, and the Charles and Mildred Schnurmacher Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the other funders.