HOURS

Reading Room & Genealogy Institute
Mon-Thurs: 9:30am-4:30pm

Exhibit Spaces
Mon-Wed: 9:30am-4:30pm
Thurs: 9:30am-8pm
Fri: 10am-3pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: 11am-5pm

Please note: Yeshiva University Museum's The Golden Path: Maimonides Across Eight Centuries exhibit is closed on Fridays.

Make sure to check our holiday closures prior to visiting.

Last entry to the Center for Jewish History Exhibitions, Reading Room, and the Genealogy Institute is 30 minutes before closing. The last call to page items in the Reading Room and Genealogy Institute is 3pm.

The Center's Board of Directors

as of February 2024

Bruce Slovin, Founder & Chair Emeritus

Peter Baldwin Chair
David Friedman, Vice Chair
Ronald Lieberman, Treasurer
Elisheva Carlebach, Secretary

Alexander Blavatnik
Leonard Blavatnik
David Dangoor
Paul Glassman
Michael Jesselson
Charles Knapp
Sidney Lapidus
Rachel Laufer
Ruth Levine
Jonathan Lewis
Joel Marcus
David Marwell
Irene Pletka
Robert Rifkind
Alexander Soros
Michele Tocci
Shelby White

The Center's Senior Management Team

Prof. Gavriel Rosenfeld, President
Rio Daniel, CEO
Rachel Miller, Vice President, Chief of Archive and Library Services
Dorothy Kauffman, Chief Advancement Officer

Directors’ Council:
Executive Directors of Partners of the Center for Jewish History

American Jewish Historical Society
Gemma R. Birnbaum, Executive Director

American Sephardi Federation
Jason Guberman. Executive Director

Leo Baeck Institute
Markus Krah, Executive Director

Yeshiva University Museum
Gabriel Goldstein, Interim Director and Chief Curator

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Jonathan Brent, Executive Director

The Center's Academic Advisory Council

as of May 2023

Jeffrey Veidlinger (2021-2024), University of Michigan, Chair
Marjorie Lehman (2021-2024), Jewish Theological Seminary, Associate Chair
Beth S. Wenger (2021-2024), University of Pennsylvania, Ex-officio Chair

Francesca Bregoli (2022-2025), City University of New York
Marc Dollinger (2023-2026), San Francisco State University
Glenn Dynner (2023-2026), Sarah Lawrence College
Eitan Kensky (2022-2025), Stanford University
Rachel Kranson (2022-2025), University of Pittsburgh
Deborah Dash Moore (2023-2026), University of Michigan
Jess Olson (2022-2025), Yeshiva University
Ronnie Perelis (2023-2026), Yeshiva University
Ellie R. Schainker (2023-2026), Emory University
Daniel Schwartz (2021-2024), George Washington University
Eliyahu Stern (2021-2024), Yale University
Paola Tartakoff (2021-2024), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Joshua Teplitsky (2021-2024), University of Pennsylvania