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THE LIBRARY IS OPEN ONLINE! While our physical spaces remain closed, the CCNY Libraries team is working remotely to make library resources and services available online.
Beit Hatfutsot presents the narrative of the Jewish people and the transcending essence of Jewish culture, faith, purpose, deed and contribution of world Jewry to humanity. Online exhibits document Jews in Romania, Hungary and Mexico thus far.
This virtual museum is dedicated to Jews who have contributed to American history and culture. It includes people such as Abraham Zacuto, who produced Columbus's navigational charts; Levi Strauss; Leonard Bernstein; and Barbra Streisand. It also includes places such as the Touro Synagogue and events such as the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492.
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum promotes tolerance and historical perspective through the presentation and interpretation of the variety of immigrant and migrant experiences on Manhattan's Lower East Side, a gateway to America.
The educational arm of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, the Museum of Tolerance focuses on two central themes in its exhibits: the dynamics of racism and prejudice in America and the history of the Holocaust.
Open since September 1997, the Museum of Jewish Heritage was created as a living memorial to those who perished during the Holocaust. It honors those who died by celebrating their lives- cherishing the traditions that they embraced, examining their achievements and faith, and affirming the vibrant worldwide Jewish community that is their legacy today.
Located on Philadelphia's Independence Mall, this is the only American museum that is dedicated to the Jewish experience in the U.S. The site presents visually stimulating representations of current (and some previous) exhibits, including the permanent exhibit Creating American Jews. Also included is a description of each exhibit mounted since the museum was founded in 1976. This site also includes juxtaposed timelines of world, American, and American Jewish history.
Since its founding in 1973, Yeshiva University Museum's exhibits have celebrated the culturally diverse intellectual and artistic achievements of 3,000 years of Jewish experience. The museum provides a window into Jewish culture around the world and throughout history.