Bagels, Brisket, and Brined Cucumbers: The Jewish American Culinary Experience of the Lower East Side

This blog post was written by Museum intern Lauren Peterson. Upon immigrating to the United States and settling into the Lower East side, Jews had arrived in the land of opportunity. As their relatives may have described it, New York was a city in which … Read more

After the Final Curtain: A Tale of Two Theatres on the Lower East Side

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.  In the upcoming family program History Hunters: A Kid’s Life at Work,  kids go back in time to … Read more