Where the natural and the miraculous meet: an interview with artist Debra Olin

In October 2021, the Museum finally opened our first exhibition since the pandemic shuttered our doors for over a year. The exhibition, entitled Debra Olin: Every Protection is a meditation on the folk beliefs, superstitions, and cultural lore that have helped people make sense of … Read more

Jewish Communities in China: Harbin and Shanghai

This post was written by Dina Posner, an intern at the Museum at Eldridge Street. Dina is a candidate for a Masters degree in Historic Preservation at Pratt Institute.  An exhibition detailing a little-known Jewish immigration story debuted at the Museum on the evening of April … Read more

Releasing Words: The Cut Paper Art of Deborah Ugoretz Opening Reception

Celebrate the opening of the Museum’s newest exhibition, featuring intricate cut-paper art by Deborah Ugoretz. Ugoretz was already a working artist when she saw traditional Jewish paper cutting work for the first time.  She was dazzled by this centuries-old tradition and its creative possibilities for “visualizing Judaism,” … Read more