Eldridge Street Synagogue New York City, New York 1887
An Orthodox synagogue dating from 1887, the Eldridge Street Synagogue has been fully restored and is open to the public as a museum telling the story of Jewish immigrants to New York's Lower East Side.
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- Eldridge Street SynagogueMuseum at Eldridge Street Synagogue
- 40.714746° N, 73.993491° W
- main dates
- 1887 constructed
- 12 Eldridge Street10002
Overviewby Holly Hayes
October 27, 2011
The Museum at Eldridge Street Synagogue presents the culture, history and traditions of Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side drawing parallels with the diverse cultural communities that have settled in America. The Museum offers guided tours of the restored synagogue (a National Historic Landmark), exhibits and cultural programs, including concerts, neighborhood walking tours and film screenings. continue reading →
- Polland, Annie and Bill Moyers (foreword). Landmark of the Spirit: The Eldridge Street Synagogue. Yale University Press. 2008. Print.
- Official Website of the Eldridge Street Synagogue. Web. Official website.