Robert Klein

Robert Klein

An Evening of Comedy and Music to Benefit AJHS, May 12, 2016


Kosher USA

How Coca-Cola Came to the Passover Seder and Other Tales of Modern Kosher Food
Food Tasting and Book Talk
Tuesday, April 19th


Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American

A pop-up exhibit from the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia on view from April 14-July 31



AJHS Executive Director Rachel Lithgow sits down with Chris Glorioso of WNBC News 4 New York to discuss this unique exhibit.


Emma Lazarus Award

Emma Lazarus Award

Every year the American Jewish Historical Society presents its most prestigious honor, the Emma Lazarus Statue of Liberty Award, to an individual or group whose contribution reflects the highest values of the American Jewish community.




30 Years After Their Father's Murder, Klinghoffer Daughters Step Onto Their Own Stage


Loeb Portrait Database

The world’s most extensive online gallery of portraits made of American Jews in the Colonial and Antebellum Periods.


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Jewish and Catholic chaplains with the 'Flying Torah'

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Current Exhibit:
Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American

On View: April 14, 2016 to July 31, 2016

A Pop-Up Exhibition
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