All images: Collection of Yeshiva University Museum
The start of this year marks a new beginning for us here at the Center for a Jewish History. We’re opening the new David Berg Rare Book Room to showcase treasures from the collections of our five partners, launching a program season packed with everything from concerts to symposia, and embarking on an exploration of the Jewish community of 18th-century Metz, France with a conference and exhibition (co-sponsorsed by YIVO) that we would love for you to attend.
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Our of the Archives: Amerika, A Musical Tragicomedy in Three Acts and Eleven Scenes, After the Novel by Franz Kafka. Music by Ellis B. Kohs. The above sheet music is from the collections of the Leo Baeck Institute, one of our five partners here at the Center for Jewish History. The Ellis B. Kohs Papers, 1916-2000, can be found at the NYPL’s Performing Arts Library, specifically…
Purim noisemaker depicting King Ahasuerus. mid 20th century. Tin, lithographed wood. YU Museum. For more, visit the Center for Jewish History’s Flickr photostream.Click here to connect with the Center for Jewish History on Facebook.