07 | Oct
10:30AM
07 | Oct
10:30AM

walking tour

Union Square Walking Tour with Annie Polland and Andrew Dolkart

Union Square comprised the intersection of two major roads, and where Jewish and American history intertwined. Come hear about the buildings—Macy’s, Tammany Hall, Planned Parenthood townhouse, about Emma Goldman and Emma Lazarus, and get a behind-the-scenes look at Lazarus’ handwritten poems. Ticket includes admission to Celebrating 20 Years of the Straus Historical Society at 15 W. 16th Street at 1:30 pm.

Ticket Info: $20 general; $15 CJH/Partner members, seniors, students at bpt.me/3582715 or 800-838-3006


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07 | Oct
10:30AM
07 | Oct
10:30AM

celebration

Celebrating 20 Years of the Straus Historical Society

10:30am Walking Tour including Macy’s on 14th St. (separate ticket required)
12:00pm Pop-up Exhibition in the Steinberg Great Hall
1:30pm Panel discussion

The German-Jewish family that built Macy’s into an iconic retailer also left an indelible legacy in American politics and society. After an optional morning walking tour of Union Square and a pop-up exhibition of artifacts from Macy’s, the Titanic, and more, a panel including Hasia Diner (NYU) and Rabbi Joanna Samuels (Educational Alliance) discusses the Straus family’s journey from peddlers to public servants and philanthropists.

Ticket Info: 10 general; $5 AJHS/LBI members at 800-838-3006


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21 | Oct
01:00PM
21 | Oct
01:00PM

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Sanctuary in the Heights: Migration and Memory in Washington Heights

Rob Snyder, author of the book Crossing Broadway: Washington Heights and the Promise of New York City, leads a walking tour and panel discussion in the northern Manhattan neighborhood once known as “Frankfurt on the Hudson” for its large population of German-Jewish refugees. Eight decades later, the neighborhood is still a vibrant home for new immigrant communities. Tickets to the walking tour include admission to a panel discussion at Hebrew Tabernacle Congregation at 3:30 pm. Visit lbi.org/in-the-heights for meeting location.

Ticket Info: $20 general; $15 CJH/Partner members, seniors, students at 800-838-3006


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