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HOMEPAGE

Slides:
1. Detail of Garden of Stones. Photo by Melanie Einzig
2. Last Folio: A Photographic Journey with Yuri Dojc. Photo by Yuri Dojc
3. Voices of Liberty. Photo by Francis Dzikowski/ESTO
4. Search Our Collection, featuring: Detail, poster by the United States Food Administration directed toward immigrants asking for cooperation during World War I.  It was published in English, Yiddish, and Italian. HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) button, New York, 1946. Gift of Ray Kaner (186.93). Poster from a rally in Washington, D.C. to stop the genocide in Darfur, April 2006. Gift of Maya Silverstein
5. Hannah Senesh, Budapest, Hungary, c. 1936. Collection of the Senesh Family
6. Henry Morgenthau, Sr. shown with Henry Morgenthau, Jr. and his children Joan, Henry III, and Robert, c. 1927. Collection of Robert M. Morgenthau

 

EXHIBITIONS & COLLECTIONS

Landing Page
Slides:
1. Hannah Senesh, Budapest, Hungary, c. 1936. Collection of the Senesh Family
2. Core Exhibition. Detail of wedding photograph of Elsa Buxbaum and Seligmann Baer Bamberger. Wuerzberg, Germany, May 26, 1921. Collection of Joseph A. and Dorothy Frank Bamberger
3. View from the Voices of Liberty gallery. Photo by Francis Dzikowski/ESTO
4. Image from Last Folio: A Photographic Journey with Yuri Dojc . Photo by Yuri Dojc
5. Image of the Garden of Stones. Photo by Melanie Einzig
6. Henry Morgenthau, Sr. shown with Henry Morgenthau, Jr. and his children Joan, Henry III, and Robert, c. 1927. Collection of Robert M. Morgenthau

Now On View: Landing Page
Left:
Detail of Last Folio. Photo by Yuri Dojc

Right:
Hannah Senesh, Budapest, Hungary, c. 1936. Collection of the Senesh Family

Now On View: Core Exhibition
Left:
Wedding photograph of Elsa Buxbaum and Seligmann Baer Bamberger. Wuerzberg, Germany, May 26, 1921. Collection of Joseph A. and Dorothy Frank Bamberger

Right:
Schoolchildren in Jewish Life a Century Ago. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Now On View: Fire in My Heart
Left:
Gallery view. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Right:
Hannah Senesh, Budapest, Hungary, c. 1936. Collection of the Senesh Family

Now On View: The Morgenthaus
Left:
Henry Morgenthau, Sr. shown with Henry Morgenthau, Jr. and his children Joan, Henry III, and Robert, c. 1927. Collection of Robert M. Morgenthau

Right:
Commissioning of the USS Henry F. Bauer, Boston Navy Yard, September 1944. Collection of Robert M. Morgenthau

Now On View: Last Folio
Photos by Yuri Dojc

Now On View: Reflection Passage
Left:
Photo by Jennifer Krogh

Right:
Long view of Relection Passage. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Collection: Landing Page
Left:
Happy Boys orchestra and jazz band, Germany, after 1945. These musicians are Holocaust survivors who entertained at US Army bases and Displaced Persons camps in the American zone of occupation. Gift of Ray Kaner (671.96)

Right:
Liberty menorah by Manfred Anson, New Jersey, 1985  Gift of Dr. Aaron J. Feingold in honor of Esther and Saul Feingold. Photo by Peter Goldberg (923.98)

Collection: Online Collection
Left:
Felt hat which Toma Ion Radulescu kept with him when he and his wife were deported by the Romanian government to Transnistria  in 1942, and during his escape and return to Romania in 1944. Married Roma men customarily wore hats. Photo by Peter Goldberg (1999.A.979) 

Right:
Detail, embarkation ceremony for Displaced Persons leaving for the US, Bremerhaven, Germany, 1949. Collection of Ben Kaplan (1989.F.194)

Collection: Donate an Artifact
Left:
Miniature tea set, crocheted from electric wire by Genia Blumberg in a concentration camp near Magdeburg, Germany, c. 1945.  Photo by Peter Goldberg (723.89)

Right:
Wedding photograph of Sonia Zeitchick and Max Kurtin, New York City, c. 1903.  Gift of Ann Loring (686.89)

Collection: Rights & Reproductions
Left:
Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum boys at Steeplechase at Rockaway Beach, 1930s. Gift of Rhoda Gordon (753.90)

Past Exhibitions
Left:
Mah jongg tiles. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Right:
Philip Topiel after graduating primary aviation training, US Army air forces, Thunderbird Field, Arizona, 1942 Collection of Philip Topiel (2002.F.52)

Bottom:
Traces of Memory: A Contemporary Look at the Jewish Past in Poland
Ruins in the Rymanow Synagogue. Photo by Chris Schwarz © Galicia Jewish Museum

Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges
Professor Ernst Borinski teaching in the Social Science Laboratory, Tougaloo College, Jackson, MS, c. 1960.  Courtesy of Tougaloo College Archives and Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Woman of Letters: Irène Némirovsky andSuite Française
Irène Némirovsky, 1938. Courtesy Irène Némirovsky Archive/IMEC – All rights reserved.

The Shooting of Jews in Ukraine: Holocaust by Bullets
Simferpol, Ukraine, 2006. Mass grave containing the bodies of 11,000 Jews. Photo by Guillaume Ribot ©

Daring To Resist: Jewish Defiance in the Holocaust
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Shulamith Posner – Mansbach 1932

Sosúa: A Refuge for Jews in the Dominican Republic
(Sosúa: Un Refugio de Judíos en la República Dominicana)
Sosua settlers Heinz and Rosa Lesser on their finca, Sosua, Dominican Republic, 1940s. Collection of Hanni Lesser Thuna (2007.F.7)

“To return to the land…” Paul Goldman’s Photographs of the Birth of Israel
Jewish State, Haifa, October 1947. Photo by Paul Goldman. From the Collection of Spencer M. Partrich/Photo Art Israel

The Other Promised Land: Vacationing, Identity, and the Jewish-American Dream
Jewish visitors at the entrance to Grossinger’s in the Catskills, c.1950. Courtesy Jewish Museum of Maryland

From the Heart: The Photojournalism of Ruth Gruber
Ruth Gruber in Alaska, Winter 1941-1942. Courtesy Ruth Gruber

A Blessing to One Another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People
Pope John Paul II greets Rabbi Elio Toaff, Chief Rabbi of Rome, 1986. Xavier University, Cincinnati

Life in Shadows: Hidden Children and the Holocaust
After liberation, the Jewish community set up homes for orphaned children who had survived the war, many in hiding. The toddlers in this photo are being cared for in a children’s home in Etterbeek, Belgium. Their parents were deported to Auschwitz. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Margit Meier

Bukharan Odyssey
Father and son, Bukhara, Uƶbekhistan, 1999. Photo by Ƶion Oƶieri

Kippur: Three Weeks in October
Shalom, Y'all: Images of Jewish Life in the American South
Joe Martin Erber and Meyer Gelman hold the Torah at Congregation Ahaveth Rayim in Greenwood, Mississippi. Photo by Bill Aron

New York – City of Refuge, Stories from the Last 60 Years
Russian Jews arrive at John F. Kennedy airport, 1977.  Photo by Barbara Pfeffer, gift of Barbara Pfeffer (1999.P.81)

Ours to Fight For: American Jews In the Second World War
Philip Topiel after graduating primary aviation training, US Army air forces, Thunderbird Field, Arizona, 1942 Collection of Philip Topiel (2002.F.52)

 

Traveling Exhibitions

Ours to Fight For: American Jews In the Second World War
Philip Topiel after graduating primary aviation training, US Army air forces, Thunderbird Field, Arizona, 1942 Collection of Philip Topiel (2002.F.52)

Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges
Professor Ernst Borinski teaching in the Social Science Laboratory, Tougaloo College, Jackson, MS, c. 1960.  Courtesy of Tougaloo College Archives and Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Fire in My Heart: The Story of Hannah Senesh
Hannah Senesh, Budapest, Hungary, c. 1936. Collection of the Senesh Family

The Shooting of Jews in Ukraine: Holocaust by Bullets
Simferpol, Ukraine, 2006. Mass grave containing the bodies of 11,000 Jews. Photo by Guillaume Ribot ©

Daring To Resist: Jewish Defiance in the Holocaust
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Shulamith Posner – Mansbach 1932

Scream the Truth at the World—Emanuel Ringelblum and the Hidden Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto
Portrait of Emanuel Ringelbaum, c. 1935. Collection of Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw, Poland

A Young Girl at Ghetto Terezin: 1941-1944
Drawings by Helga Weissová Hosková

Waiting Room at the Clinic and Hanukkah in the Attic L410, drawings by Helga Weissova, Terezin Ghetto, 1943 (2270.90, 2271.90)

Upcoming Exhibitions

Left:
From Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race Courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Right:
Detail, poster by the United States Food Administration directed toward immigrants asking for cooperation during World War I.  It was published in English, Yiddish, and Italian.

Deadly Medicine
Exhibition logo created by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

 

VISIT

Slides
1. View from the Voices of Liberty gallery. Photo by Francis Dzikowski/ESTO
2. Henry Morgenthau, Sr. shown with Henry Morgenthau, Jr. and his children Joan, Henry III, and Robert, c. 1927. Collection of Robert M. Morgenthau
3. Detail, Horner family at the beach, Opatija, Croatia, Yugoslavia, 1909  Gift of Frederick Terna  (198.89)
4. Hannah Senesh, Budapest, Hungary, c. 1936. Collection of the Senesh Family
5. A row of dreidels. Photo by Trevor Messersmith
6. Image of the Garden of Stones. Photo by Melanie Einzig

General Information: Admission & Hours
View of the Museum from New York Harbor. Photo by Thomas Hinton

General Information: Services & Amenities
View of The Heritage Café. Photo by Abby Spilka

General Information: Services & Amenities
Meryl Streep and Itzhak Perlman. Photo by Melanie Einzig

General Information: Access Services
View of Voices of Liberty in the Keeping History Center. Photo by Photo by Francis Dzikowski/ESTO

Groups
Left:
Group on a tour in Jewish Life a Century Ago. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Right:
Greek Holocaust survivor Joseph Pessah talks to students. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Families
Left:
Detail, Gottschalk children at the beach, Norderney, Germany, c. 1925. Gift of Thomas H. Krakauer (1279.91)

Right:
Mother and young daughter in the Overlook Gallery. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Lower Manhattan: Landing Page
Left:
Museum exterior. Photo by Thomas Hinton

Right:
Wall Street. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Lower Manhattan: Dining Near the Museum
Photo courtesy of Gigino's

Lower Manhattan: Kosher Dining
Photo courtesy of Crumbs

Lower Manhattan: Delis & More
Photo courtesy ofRuss & Daughters

Lower Manhattan: Attractions
Wall Street. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Café
Left:
Heritage Café with bud vases. Photo by Abby Spilka

Right:
Visitors enjoying the Café’s view. Photo by Abby Spilka

FAQs
Left:
Garden of Stones . Photo by Melanie Einzig

Right:
Detail of Professor Ernst Borinski teaching in the Social Science Laboratory, Tougaloo College, Jackson, MS, c. 1960. Courtesy of Tougaloo College Archives and Mississippi Department of Archives and History

 

LEARN

Landing Page
Slides
1. Coming of Age in the Holocaust, Coming of Age Now, featuring: Photo of Yvonne Campell, reproduced with her permission. Photo of Albert Friedlander, reproduced with the permission of Dorrit Friedlander and Michal Friedlander Ben-Hur. Photo of Yisrael Rosenblum, reproduced with his permission. Photo of Inge Oppenheimer, reproduced with her permission.
2. FASPE group at Auschwitz. Photo by Judy Marwell
3. Living Museum: Children’s alphabet book in Hebrew, Jerusalem, 1923.  Gift of Judith Naomi Fish (1999.A.247). Keys of the Auerbach orphanage, used by Selma Plaut, Berlin, Germany, 1922-1939.  Gift of Rabbi W. Gunther and Elizabeth S. Plaut (1060.92.1-17). Charity box. Gift of Elsie O. Sang in memory of Philip D. Sang (141.88)
4. Search Our Collection, featuring: Detail, poster by the United States Food Administration directed toward immigrants asking for cooperation during World War I.  It was published in English, Yiddish, and Italian. HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) button, New York, 1946. Gift of Ray Kaner (186.93). Poster from a rally in Washington, D.C. to stop the genocide in Darfur, April 2006. Gift of Maya Silverstein
5. Internships at the Museum. Photo by Melanie Einzig
6. Teaching Curricula. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

For Teachers: Landing Page
Left:
Professional development program for teachers. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Right:
Gallery Educator with school group. Photo by Melanie Einzig

For Teachers: Curricula
Coming of Age in the Holocaust, Coming of Age Now

For Teachers: School Tours
Thea Gottesmann Rumstein speaking in front of the case in the Core Exhibition displaying the skirt, blouse and bag she made at Mauthausen shortly after liberation.  Gift of Jack and Thea Gottesmann Rumstein (2006.A.199-2006.A.201)

For Teachers: Schedule a School Visit
Dr. Salomea Kape with boys and girls. Photo by Melanie Einzig

For Teachers: Jewish Education
Artifact donor Edith Rosenbaum with teacher and teenage boy on Yom HaShoah. Photo by Melanie Einzig

For Teachers: School Partnerships
2010 High School Apprentice Program interns. Photo by Melanie Enizig

For Teachers: Professional Development
Teacher in gallery studying an artifact. Photo by Melanie Einzig

For Teachers: Resource Center
Visitor in Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges. Photo by Melanie Einzig

For Students: Landing Page
Left:
Gallery Educator with school group in Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Right:
Two participants in the Interfaith Living Museum program. Photo by Melanie Einzig

For Students: Internships & Fellowships
Top:
Spring Lipper interns. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Bottom:
Cadets repairing a Jewish cemetery in Poland. Photo by Shiri Sandler

For Students: Bar/Bat Mitzvah
Bar mitzvah boys in the children's home of the Eclaireurs Israelites de France (French Jewish Scouts), Moissac, 1940-1941.  Collection of Jacques Heller (1991.F.381)

Online Curricula
Left:
Rosh Hashanah card. Gift of Herbert A. and Nancy Bernhard (2007.A.82)

Right:
From Coming of Age in the Holocaust, Coming of Age Now: Photo of Albert Friedlander, reproduced with the permission of Dorrit Friedlander and Michal Friedlander Ben-Hur.

Speakers Bureau
Left:
Gallery Educator Norbert Friedman speaking to a school group in Visions of the Future on the first floor of the Core Exhibition. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Social Action
Left:  Graphic from Save Darfur

Right:  Photo by Richard Levine

Links
Left:
A view of Oswiecim and castle, 1919. Collection of Lukasz Szymanski.

Right:
JewishGen: Misha Scharf Czaban and her children Faifa and Leizer, courtesy Susana Leistner Bloch

FAQs
Museum interior staircase. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

 

ABOUT

Landing Page
Slides:
1. Wall of Remembrance. Photo by Trevor Messersmith
2. Detail, Horner family at the beach, Opatija, Croatia, Yugoslavia, 1909  Gift of Frederick Terna  (198.89)
3. Yuval Ran Ensemble on stage in Edmond J. Safra Hall. Photo by Melanie Einzig
4. JewishGen: Group of friends on an outing in the country, 1931. Sadkowa Gora, near Mielec, Galicia, now Poland, courtesy Susana Leistner Bloch
5. FASPE group at Auschwitz. Photo by Judy Marwell
6. Auschwitz Jewish Center. Photo by Tomasz Kuncewicz

Overview
Left:
View of Core building and New Jersey skyline. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Right:
Rose and Louis Boyarsky with their son Harold at his bar mitzvah, Brooklyn, NY, 1960. Gift of Rose Boyarsky (452.92)

Holocaust Remembrance: Landing Page
Left:
Wall of Remembrance. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Right:
Yocheved Farber, Druskeniki, Lithuania, 1939.  Collection of Rabbi Kalman Farber (1996.F.2)

Holocaust Remembrance: Yom HaShoah
Left:
Museum guests in the Core Exhibition on Yom HaShoah. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Holocaust Remembrance: Annual Gathering of Remembrance
Survivors and relatives of survivors participate in the Annual Gathering of Remembrance at Temple Emanu-El. Photos by Melanie Einzig

Holocaust Remembrance: Survivors Registry
Left:
Photo by Melanie Einzig

Affiliates: Landing Page
Left:
Cadets participating in the United States Service Academy Program of the Museum of Jewish Heritage and Auschwitz Jewish Center. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Right:
JewishGen: Prayer books, photo courtesy JewishGen

Affiliates: JewishGen
Left:
Screenshot of JewishGen website.

Right:
JewishGen: Misha Scharf Czaban and her children Faifa and Leizer, courtesy Susana Leistner Bloch

Affiliates: Auschwitz Jewish Center
Left:
Auschwitz Jewish Center: Interior of Chevra Lomdei Mishnayot Synagogue. Photo by Tomasz Mol

Right:
Auschwitz Jewish Center logo.

Affiliates: FASPE
Left:
A group of FASPE participants visiting the Museum Blindenwerkstatt Otto Weidt in Poland. Photo by Shiri Sandler

Right:
FASPE logo

Leadership
Left:
Exterior building angles. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Right:
New shoot in the Garden of Stones. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Contacts
Left:
Reflection of Core building in windows of the Robert M. Morgenthau Wing. Photo by Trevor Messermsith

Right:
HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) button, New York, 1946.  Gift of Ray Kaner (186.93).

Staff List
Left:
At the opening of Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges, curator Bonnie Gurewitsch speaks with Isaac Byrd, Esq, who had been a student of Ernst Borinski at Tougaloo College.  Photo by Melanie Einzig

Right:
Bar mitzvah prayer shawl of Herbert Achtentuch, Vienna, Austria, 1935. Gift of Herbert Achtentuch (557.98)

Press Room
Left:
Ido Aharoni, Acting Consul General at the Consulate General of Israel in New York, speaking at the opening of Fire in My Heart: The Story of Hannah Senesh. Photo by Melanie Einzig.

Right:
Cornel West in a program at the Museum titled Can There Be a Prophetic Spirit in America Today? Photo by Melanie Einzig

Media Kits
Left:
Mah jongg tiles. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Right:
Hannah Senesh, Budapest, Hungary, c. 1936. Collection of the Senesh Family

Volunteer
Left:
Museum volunteers at the annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner 2010. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Jobs 
Left:
A Museum registrar at work. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Space Rental
Top Left:
Event in the Museum’s banquet hall. Photo by SOTA Dzine

Top Right:
Chuppah at wedding held at the Museum. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Events Hall:
First: Photo by Fred Marcus Photography
Second: Photo by Melanie Einzig

Café:
Photo by Melanie Einzig

Edmond J. Safra Hall:
Photo by Thomas Hinton

 

SUPPORT

Landing Page
Slides:
1. Detail, Horner family at the beach, Opatija, Croatia, Yugoslavia, 1909  Gift of Frederick Terna  (198.89)
2. Bar mitzvah boys in the children's home of the Eclaireurs Israelites de France (French Jewish Scouts), Moissac, 1940-1941. Collection of Jacques Heller (1991.F.381)
3. Young Friends event. Photo by Melanie Einzig
4. View of Edmond J. Safra Hall. Photo by Thomas Hinton
5. Graphic by Trevor Messersmith
6. Summer event on the Museum’s terrace. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Membership
Detail, Horner family at the beach, Opatija, Croatia, Yugoslavia, 1909  Gift of Frederick Terna  (198.89)

Young Friends
Photos by Melanie Einzig

Ways to Give: Landing Page
Left:
Israeli String Quartet . Photo by Melanie Einzig

Right:
Yom HaShoah ceremony at the Museum. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Ways to Give: Gift Membership
Left:
Voices of Liberty installation. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Right:
Detail, cookbook, 46 Ways to Better Passover Meals. Gift of Ralph Fierstein-Feuerstein and Regina Cajgfinger Feuerstein (2452.89)

Ways to Give: Naming Opportunities
Left:
Stage in Edmond J. Safra Hall. Photo by Thomas Hinton

Right:
External view of the Museum. Photo by Trevor Messersmith

Ways to Give: Heritage Society
Left:
Larry Silverstein, Bernard w. Nussbaum, John E. Zuccotti, Robert M. Morgenthau, and David G. Marwell. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Right:
Founder Emeritus Fred and Allyne Schwartz, Auschwitz Jewish Center. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Ways to Give: Program Support
Left:
The Afro-Semitic Experience performing in Edmond J. Safra Hall. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Right:
Children enjoying Voices of Liberty. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Ways to Give: Planned Giving
Left:
Gallery Educator Ann Barandes with a group of students. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Right:
Max Mendheim posing with possibly his son Arthur. Gift of Channa and Shragai Cohen. (2000.P.127)

Tribute Gifts
Left:
View of Edmond J. Safra Hall. Photo by Thomas Hinton

Right:
Detail, girl on a chair holding American flag, Brooklyn, NY. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Ungar (185.94)

Benefit Events
Left:
Museum leadership at Spring Women’s Luncheon. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Right:
Trustee and Auschwitz Jewish Center Chairman Simon Bergson with Marcia and Mickey Lyons at a Museum event. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Corporate Giving: Landing Page
Left:
Guests at an event enjoying the Museum’s terrace. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Right:
View of the Statue of Liberty and Museum of Jewish Heritage. Photo by Thomas Hinton

Corporate Giving: Corporate Partners
Left:
Robert M. Morgenthau interviewed by Marie Brenner. Photo by Melanie Einzig

Right:
Tom Brokaw speaking at the Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation Dinner. Photo by Melanie Einzig

 

 

 

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