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  • From the Collections
  • Women in Jewish History
  • From Noodles to Strudels - Foods of AJHS
Over 119 years and 40 editions, the recipes found within the pages of The Settlement Cookbook have been tweaked to adapt to changing technology and the availability of ingredients. The notes in the margins and lingering fingerprints on page corners are a reminder that the cookbook had a life before it settled into the collection.
  • Ask an Archivist
In this installment of "Ask An Archivist," Chelsea interviews AJHS Photography Archivist Liz Hyman about how to preserve delicate family photograph collections.
  • From Noodles to Strudels - Foods of AJHS
Every Passover, Jewish families around the planet strive to make creative use of matzo. Although the dishes prepared with it are often beloved and nostalgic, by the end of the week incorporating the symbolic bread can feel like a struggle.
  • Yearning to Breathe Free - Immigration Stories
For me, whenever I hear the poem, I am immediately reminded of my grandparents, hard working, blue collar, Americans, so proud they could afford to buy books and dolls for their only grandchild, a little girl who had the education that had not been available to them, or their forebears.
  • From the Collections
Our archives hold not just historical models of resilience, but building blocks for creating community across time and space.
  • From the Collections
  • Women in Jewish History
On International Women’s Day in 2020, how are we to honor an anti-feminist American Jewish woman who played such a vital role in the construction of Holocaust consciousness in the postwar years as well as helped to rescue so many of the YIVO’s and Vilna’s Jewish cultural treasures that are now housed at the Center for Jewish History?

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