Center for Jewish History, New York City

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The Center for Jewish History is a partnership of five Jewish history, scholarship, and art organizations in New York City: American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute New York, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Together, housed in one location, the partners have separate governing bodies and finances, but collocate resources. The partners' collections make up the biggest repository of Jewish history in the United States. The Center for Jewish History serves as a centralized place of scholarly research, events, exhibitions, and performances. Located within the Center are the Lillian Goldman Reading Room, Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute and a Collection Management & Conservation Wing. The Center for Jewish History is also an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.
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  • I enjoy going to the Center for Jewish History which provides a range of topics based on Jewish history, current events and musical performances.  more »
  • Great center for genealogy. Has galleries with art and books information. Four different museums are housed in the center namely Yeshiva University Museum, American Jewish Historical Society, Leo...  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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