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.

Exhibit Closed

This exhibit closed on
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

On Display

Rise of the Yiddish Machines: The Typewriter and Yiddish Literature presented by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
When The Golden Door Closed, They Carried The Torch presented by American Jewish Historical Society and Center for Jewish History
Hey, Wow! The Art of Oded Halahmy presented by the Yeshiva University Museum
The Art of Exile: Paintings by German-Jewish Refugees presented by the Leo Baeck Institute
The Door Slams Shut: Jews and Immigration in the Face of American Reaction presented by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research