Center for Jewish History, New York City

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The Center for Jewish History in New York City illuminates history, culture and heritage. The Center provides a collaborative home for five partner organizations: American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

The partners’ archives comprise the world’s largest and most comprehensive archive of the modern Jewish experience outside of Israel. The collections span a thousand years, with more than five miles of archival documents (in dozens of languages and alphabet systems), more than 500,000 volumes, as well as thousands of artworks, textiles, ritual objects, recordings, films and photographs.
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  • Run by Yeshiva University, this small museum actually combines collections and exhibits of several organizations. Most of the exhibits we saw were pretty lackluster & accidental collections of family ...  more »
  • The exhibits were very interesting. The research center is amazing. The staff were very nice and helpful. We has a docent lead tour with Ann - she was amazing.  more »
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  • Very attentive and nice staff! The research room is super nice. Huge monitors and comfortable. People always willing to help there.
  • Jonathan Brent is a an intellectually brave and correct man. At YIVO last night, he moderated an intense discussion of current relations between Livaks and Lithuanians. To those with ears to hear, Lietuva is working to redeem herself.
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