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At Eldridge Street, Love is a Many-Splendored Thing

At Eldridge Street, Love is a Many-Splendored Thing

This blog post is adapted from a piece originally written in February 2018.  It doesn’t need to be Valentine’s Day for us to feel love in the air at the Museum at Eldridge Street. Our 133-year-old landmark building inspires effusive language from anyone who visits – and who could blame them? The sanctuary’s sumptuous decorative […]

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A Window to the Soul: Architect Deborah Gans Discusses her Enduring Contribution to the Museum at Eldridge Street

A Window to the Soul: Architect Deborah Gans Discusses her Enduring Contribution to the Museum at Eldridge Street

Upon entering the beautifully restored sanctuary at the Museum at Eldridge Street, visitors are transported back to the height of the synagogue’s glory. Built in 1887 during the rise of Jewish immigration to the Lower East Side and restored in the 1980’s after a period of neglect and disrepair, the building is a perfect reflection […]

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