The Center in the News

9
Nov
2022
Opening on Election Day, NYC Exhibit Traces Global History of Jews’ Civil Rights
6
Nov
2022
Morocco Opens First University Campus Synagogue in Arab World
1
Nov
2022
The State of Innovation at Jewish Museums
9
Oct
2022
How the Gilded Age (the era, not the TV show) created American Jewry
6
Oct
2022
Tchotkes … in space!
30
Sep
2022
The Pandemic and Apps Are Fueling a Surge of Interest in Yiddish
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Sep
2022
‘Yiddish is a really cool language’
27
Sep
2022

Initiatives Help Descendants of Crypto-jews Reconnect With Stolen Sephardic Heritage
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Sep
2022

Fairfield University Professor Named President of Center for Jewish History
14
Sep
2022
Understanding Where We Come From
11
Sep
2022
Moroccan Muslims Are Reviving Jewish Heritage in Former Jewish Neighborhoods
5
Sep
2022
Cos Cob Resident Named President Of Center For Jewish Histor
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Aug
2022
Manhattan’s Center for Jewish History Appoints New CEO and President
25
Aug
2022
The Story Of An Iconic Store
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Jul
2022
Celebrating the Life of the Pioneering Nuclear Physicist Gertrude Goldhaber
20
Jul
2022
Zoom Program on Book About Jewish History and Heroism in Ukraine
20
Jul
2022
Event in Morocco Touts Afro-Jewish Heritage
15
Jul
2022
Leaders Gather in Morocco to Push for Greater Awareness of African Jewish Heritage
29
Jun
2022
Portraits of Holocaust Survivors Show Their Strength, Not Their Sorrow
24
Jun
2022
Yiddish Folk Song in Classical Music
14
Jun
2022
SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song Gets Yiddish Treatment
14
Jun
2022
Signing of Rabat Appeal for Preservation of Judeo-African Heritage
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May
2022
New New York Exhibition Features Photos Of Holocaust Survivors In America
27
May
2022
Invited to Life
11
May
2022
Is Weed the Chosen People’s Drug of Choice? These Artifacts Suggest It May Be
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May
2022
The History of Jews and Marijuana Goes Back a Lot Farther Than You Think
1
May
2022
The Straight Dope: Yivo’s New Exhibit Is All About Jews and Weed
29
Mar
2022
What the 1950 Census Can Tell Us About Jewish Life in America
27
Mar
2022
When Women – and Jews – Were Forced Out of Sciences, This Nazi-era Pioneer Persisted
14
Mar
2022
New Jersey Exhibit Examines Lives of Holocaust Survivors After World War II, UN Response
18
Feb
2022
This Jewish Photographer was the ‘Unlikely’ Chronicler of New York’s Chinatown
15
Feb
2022
The Vanishing of the Strashun Library
14
Feb
2022
Gabriel Goldstein Appointed YU Museum Interim Director
10
Feb
2022
Muslims and Jews Unite to Speak Uncomfortable Truths
2
Feb
2022
Diving Into the Vilna Collections
13
Jan
2022
From Reverent to Raunchy, YIVO’s Vast Archives of Yiddish Life are Reunited Online
11
Jan
2022
GOP NYC Councilor Vickie Paladino Slammed for 'Painful' Comparison of Vaxx Mandate to Nazism
5
Jan
2022
YIVO Institute Makes Archives of Yiddish Life Available Online
1
Jan
2022
Barriers Arise for Descendants of Spanish Jews Seeking Right of Return
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Dec
2021
The Holocaust Robbed Them of Their Stories; This Artist Is Bringing Them Back to Life
21
Dec
2021
She loves Jewish literature. He loves her. So he proposed in a Yiddish library.
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Dec
2021
New Yorker Cartoonist Brings to Life Lost Yiddish Essays by European Teens of 1930s
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Nov
2021
Yeshiva University Museum Receives NEH Planning Grant
5
Nov
2021
Museums Unite to Fight Near Record Levels of Antisemitism
3
Nov
2021
Graphic Novel Illustrates Jewish Teen Life Through Writings Once Thought Lost During World War II
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Oct
2021
Jazz Musicians Call for Cultural Collaboration to Unite Black and Jewish Americans Against Antisemitism and Racism
21
Oct
2021
Black and Jewish Americans Unite to Talk About Fighting Antisemitism and All That Jazz
18
Oct
2021
In Vilna, Where Thousands Were Murdered, I Learned How Difficult It Is to Mourn an Absence
15
Oct
2021
Shelf-help: Librarians Are Asking How to Turn Their Archives Into Weapons Against Antisemitism
12
Oct
2021
Di Goldene Land: Yiddish Songs of the American Dream and a Bitter Reality
8
Oct
2021
Combating Antisemitism and Racism With Jazz
26
Sep
2021
New Antisemitism Forum to Feature 'unprecedented' Combination of Speakers
23
Sep
2021
How Dada Movement Influencer Man Ray Ran From the Nazis — and His Jewish Roots
23
Sep
2021
Center For Jewish History & jMUSE Present: Confronting Antisemitism
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Sep
2021
CONFRONTING ANTISEMITISM International Symposium Announced, October 17
17
Sep
2021
The Center for Jewish History Presents MAN RAY: THE ARTIST AND HIS SHADOWS
1
Sep
2021
NEH Scholar-in-Residence To Explore 'Lost' Jewish Museums
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Aug
2021
How a Jewish Photographer Found His True Calling in Chinatown
12
Aug
2021
The Student Who Maps Manhattan’s Old Shuls
10
Aug
2021
Author Julie Klam to Talk THE ALMOST LEGENDARY MORRIS SISTERS at the Center for Jewish History
4
Aug
2021
A 20-year-old College Student in Texas Is Mapping Every Manhattan Address That Used to Be a Synagogue
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Jul
2021
Kindertransport Exhibit Tells Powerful, Heartbreaking-but-hopeful Story of Survival
24
Jul
2021
Mom's Hidden Childhood Scrapbook Sends Daughter on Journey Into pre-WWII Vienna
23
Jul
2021
American Swedish Institute’s Kindertransport Exhibition Reflects on Lives Saved from the Holocaust
22
Jul
2021
Minneapolis Exhibit Remembers the Children Saved from the Holocaust
12
Jul
2021
Touching the Past
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Jun
2021
A Jewish Man, Levi Marhabi, is Being Held Hostage by Yemen’s Houthi Rebels
9
Jun
2021
Center for Jewish History Announces June Events to Focus on LGBTQ+ History
8
Jun
2021
Symposium to Explore Rich World of Jewish Children’s Literature in pre-WWII Europe
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Jun
2021
Lin-Manuel Miranda and my German-Jewish Grandma Both Made ‘the Heights’ What It Is
1
Jun
2021
US State Department Reiterates Call for Immediate Release of Jewish Man Held Captive by Iranian-Backed Houthi Rebels in Yemen
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May
2021
Center for Jewish History Presents Leah Garrett, Author of 'X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II'
10
May
2021
Writer Julie Metz Searches for Her Mother’s Childhood Lost to the Holocaust
8
May
2021
Researchers Reveal Impact of Jews in Development of US Opera
1
Apr
2021
Historian: Immigration Policy Excluded Survivors
1
Apr
2021
How Duolingo Created a Yiddish Course with a Secular Scholar
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Mar
2021
Emile Bocian’s Work Chronicled the Protests and People of the Neighborhood in the 1970s and 80s
22
Mar
2021
The Right to a History Without Lies
14
Mar
2021
Jewish Communities in Gulf States Adopting More Public Profile
9
Mar
2021
Gulf Opens Door to Public Jewish Life Amid Israel Ties
9
Mar
2021
Egypt Introduces Judaism into its School Curriculum
16
Feb
2021
With Anti-Semitic Attacks Surging, the Writing of a Fifth-Grader in Prewar Poland Teaches Tolerance
10
Feb
2021
A Jewish Librarian Spied on New York Nazis in the 1930s
8
Feb
2021
Looking for a Way to Celebrate Lunar New Year?
1
Feb
2021
40 Under 40 Class Reunion: 2011-2020
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Jan
2021
The Very NYC Back Story of a Joint Photo Exhibit by Two Museums: One Chinese and One Jewish
17
Jan
2021
Morocco becomes the second Arab country to allow an NGO to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism
9
Jan
2021
How Bruce Lee’s PR Man Captured Chinatown
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Jan
2021
Exhibition Features Never-Before-Seen Images of Chinatown
5
Jan
2021
A Nearly Forgotten Photo Archive Becomes A Vivid Exhibit Of Chinatown's Past
20
Dec
2020
Never-before-seen Images of NY Chinatown Online
30
Nov
2020
YIVO Institute Virtual Exhibition:
1
Nov
2020
UK Billionaire Donates Nearly $1m. to the Center for Jewish History
30
Oct
2020
UK’s Fourth Wealthiest Man Gifts £766,000 Archive Jewish History
30
Sep
2020
Beba’s Story Tells of Jewish Life Before the Nazis
3
Sep
2020
CJH At Home Cookbook
3
Sep
2020
ChaiFlicks is the One-Stop-Shop for Jewish Entertainment
30
Aug
2020
After 80 Years of Meetings, Will NY’s German Salon also Survive COVID-19?
27
Aug
2020
What’s So Jewish About Genealogy?
26
Aug
2020
New Project Aims to Document Covid-19’s Impact on Jewish Community
14
Aug
2020
Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, YIVO Completes its Largest-ever Yiddish Summer Program
10
Aug
2020
Center for Jewish History Receives NEH CARES and Other Relief Funds for Humanities
27
Jul
2020
Adapt and Adopt: The Evolution of Latin American Jewish Cuisine
5
Mar
2020
One Of The Best ‘Hidden’ Museums In New York Might Unearth Your Ancestors
10
Feb
2020
New Museum Exhibit Shows History of Jewish Migration to Manhattan
4
Feb
2020
Museum of Chinese in America Strive to Save Artifacts Following Five-alarm Fire
30
Dec
2019
Look Inside the New Manhattan Exhibit on Life of Poet Emma Lazarus
10
Sep
2019
A Free Russ & Daughters Exhibit Is Coming to New York's Center for Jewish History
4
Sep
2019
NY Center for Jewish History Awarded Grant from IAJGS
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Aug
2019
How Refugee Artists Processed Their Displacement During The Nazis’ March Toward War
22
Aug
2019
US Immigration and Families: A Tale From the Holocaust Era
15
Aug
2019
Nearly turned back, a ship of Holocaust refugees got help from Eleanor Roosevelt
14
Aug
2019
Interview with Dr. Annie Polland
14
Aug
2019
Emma Lazarus And The History Behind Her Poem, 'The New Colossus'
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Aug
2019
‘Clearly, he did not take part in our curriculum’: Historians bash Ken Cuccinelli’s revised Statue of Liberty poem
22
Jul
2019
A Gay Jewish Bullfighter From Brooklyn?
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Jul
2019
Morocco Conference Reveals Thorny Debate On Holocaust
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Jun
2019
The Gay Jewish Matador From Brooklyn
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Jun
2019
The Holocaust Survivor Who Deciphered Nazi Doublespeak
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Jun
2019
Gay Jewish Bullfighter's Brooklyn Roots
10
Jun
2019
Online 1938 Projekt Immerses Pupils in Turning-point Year for German Jews
6
Jun
2019
Of Gore and Glory: The Story of Sidney Franklin, Brooklyn’s First Gay, Jewish Bullfighter
3
Jun
2019
50 Years After Stonewall Inn, US Jewish Institutions Take Pride in LGBTQ Support
3
Jun
2019
The Life of Gay, Jewish Bullfighter Sidney Franklin
3
Jun
2019
Meet the Gay Brooklyn Bullfighter Who Befriended Hemingway
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May
2019
Tales of the Secret Life of the Bullfighter From Brooklyn With the Center for Jewish History
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May
2019
‘This is Fixable’: Parkland Father on U.S. Gun Violence
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May
2019
These Typewriters Were Key to Golden Age of Yiddish Literature
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May
2019
Powerful Pics Reveal Emotional US Reunions After the Holocaust
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May
2019
Typing in Yiddish
1
May
2019
Beth S. Wenger Named Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
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Apr
2019
From 1600s Europe to a Lesbian Feminist Seder, These 4 Haggadahs are a Trip Through Jewish History
4
Apr
2019
8 Things to Do With Your Kids in N.Y.C. This Weekend
3
Apr
2019
It Was Lost for Decades, but This Warning About Anti-Semitism Has Reappeared at Just the Right Moment
3
Apr
2019
International Ladino Day Celebrates with Success in NYC
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Mar
2019
Critical History: Behind a Major Gift for a “Jewish Library of Congress”
24
Feb
2019
Do you speak Ladino? Meet the folks trying to save a dying language
6
Feb
2019
New York City News Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney Announces Historic Bipartisan Legislation on Holocaust Education
5
Feb
2019
New York Lawmaker Pushes Increased Funding for Holocaust Education
5
Feb
2019
From New York, New Bid to Enshrine Holocaust Education in Law Is Launched
5
Feb
2019
House Members Introduce Bill That Would Fund Holocaust Education Programs in Schools
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Jan
2019
A YIVO Conference Finds a New Audience for Yiddish Anarchism
17
Jan
2019
Dr. Ruth Reflects on Escaping Nazi Germany 80 Years After the Kindertransport
16
Jan
2019
Potok, The Playwright
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Jan
2019
The Center for Jewish History Hosts the NY Premiere of Original Play by Chaim Potok
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Dec
2018
February 3: Manhattan: New York Premiere Of ‘Out Of The Depths’ By Chaim Potok
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Mar
2018
6 Fun Facts About ‘Jews in Space’ From N.Y. Exhibit
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Mar
2018
'Jews in Space' Exhibit Traces Jewish Culture Across the Cosmos

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