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Museum at Eldridge Street

  • Constructed: 1887
  • Location: New York, New York

The Museum at Eldridge Street is housed in the Eldridge Street Synagogue, a magnificent National Historic Landmark that has been meticulously restored. Opened in 1887, the synagogue is the first great house of worship built in America by Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. Today, it is the only remaining marker of the great wave of Jewish migration to the Lower East Side that is open to a broad public who wish to visit Jewish New York.

Museum at Eldridge Street, New York, New York

photo by: Peter Aaron

Eldridge Street Synagogue Exterior

photo by: Kate Milford

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