Upcoming Events

Welcome to the Center for Jewish History, where history comes alive every day!

The Center for Jewish History in New York City

Home to five distinguished partner organizations

The largest and most comprehensive archive of the modern Jewish experience outside of Israel

Center for Jewish History and partner collections span a thousand years, with tens of millions 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. The Center’s experts are leaders in unlocking archival material for a wide audience through the latest practices in digitization, library science, and public education. As one of the world’s foremost research institutions, the Center offers academic fellowships , symposia, conferences and lectures as well as a wide array of cultural, educational and genealogy programs for the public. Please visit the Center , search our collections online and join our Email List .

American Jewish Historical Society

Learn More

American Sephardi Federation

Learn More

Leo Baeck Institute

Learn More

Yeshiva University Museum

Learn More

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Learn More

Current Exhibits

Rewind: Voices of the Past Advising the Future presented by the American Jewish Historical Society
Kindertransport: Rescuing Children on the Brink of War presented by Leo Baeck Institute and Yeshiva University Museum
Lost & Found - A Family Photo Album presented by the Yeshiva University Museum
The 1938Projekt: Posts from the Past presented by the Leo Baeck Institute
Nosotros: Strengthening Bonds between Jewish and Latino Communities presented by the American Sephardi Federation

Ask a Librarian