Our History Is Your History: Treasures From The American Jewish Historical Society

This newly installed ongoing exhibit provides an opportunity to both see the striking and diverse cross-section of the American Jewish Historical Society archives first-hand and gain a deeper understanding of our cultural heritage. Based on theme, this exhibit will rotate several times a year and currently showcases some of the American Jewish Historical Society's most cherished documents, objects, and photographs focusing on the following subjects: the Arts, Ethiopian Jewry, Public Service, Sports, and Jewish Women.


Mon and Wed: 9:30am-8pm
Tue and Thu: 9:30am-5pm
Fri: 9:30am-4pm
Sun: 11am-5pm



Also on Display

1917: How One Year Changed The World presented by American Jewish Historical Society, National Museum of American Jewish History, and Yeshiva University Museum
The Rome Lab presented by Centro Primo Levi, the Jewish Museum of Rome and the Center for Jewish History
Through the Yiddish Looking Glass: The Art of Yiddish Children’s Literature presented by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
The Arch of Titus – from Jerusalem to Rome, and Back presented by the Yeshiva University Museum
Nosotros: Strengthening Bonds between Jewish and Latino Communities presented by the American Sephardi Federation
The Paper Brigade: Smuggling Rare Books and Documents in Nazi-Occupied Vilna presented by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Becoming "German Jews" in America presented by the Leo Baeck Institute