is pleased to present the virtual tour of 
the special exhibition

November 8, 2022 - March 2​1, 2023

How Jews 
Became Citizens:
Highlights from the Sid Lapidus Collection

How Jews Became Citizens: Highlights from the Sid Lapidus Collection
has been made possible by the generous support of Sid and Ruth Lapidus, a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom,* public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

Center for Jewish History
Peter Baldwin, Board Chair
Gavriel Rosenfeld, President
Rio Daniel, CEO
Rachel Miller, Chief of Archive and Library Services
Ivy Weingram, Guest Curator

Lauren Gilbert
Sarah Hopley
Shayna Marchese
Sean Naftel
Ilana Rosenbluth

Exhibition academic advisors
Sharon Liberman-Mintz,
The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary
Marsha Rozenblit, University of Maryland
Daniel Schwartz, The George Washington University
David Sorkin, Yale University, chief advisor

With thanks to the Center of Jewish History Academic Advisory Council, Yeshiva University Museum, Bernard J. Michael, Beth Brideau, Andrey Filimonov, The New Jewish Home, and Terry Baranoff

Film “Eight Over Eighty,” a short video created by The New Jewish Home when honoring Sid Lapidus in 2020 Produced and Directed by Nick Davis and Mark Rosenberg © 2020 Nick Davis Productions Courtesy of The New Jewish Home, New York 

* Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibit do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for Humanities.