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Tour at the Center for Jewish History and the Yeshiva University Museum

Join our tour at the Center for Jewish History and the Yeshiva University Museum and learn about the richness of Jewish heritage and culture Feb 24 - 11:00am

Join our tour at the Center for Jewish History and the Yeshiva University Museum and Learn About the Richness of Jewish Heritage and Culture  

The Center for Jewish History is comprised of five leading educational, cultural and historical institutions that share a common vision to both preserve and present the richness of Jewish heritage:  American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

The Center offers specially designed tours that will allow the visitor to view the exhibitions of these distinguished partners as well as enjoy the exhibitions of one of the leading Jewish museums in New York City.

 The Tour;

 There are two parts to the Center’s tour, each led by a different docent.  The length of the tour is approximately 2 ½ hours. 

  • A short orientation film about the Center; followed by a tour of the facilities and exhibitions, the Collection Management and Conservation Wing, the Lillian Goldman Reading Room and the Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute. 
  • A highlight tour of the Yeshiva University Museum’s exhibitions.

Group tours are led by trained, experienced docents from the Center and the Yeshiva University Museum.

For a list of current exhibitions, please visit https://www.cjh.org/culture/exhibitions

The entrance to the Center for Jewish History is 15 West 16th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.  


A kosher group lunch menu is available. See menu below. 
Box Lunches Include a Sandwich, Cold Beverage, Potato Chips, Large Cookie and Paper Goods.

Choice of Sandwich or Wrap:

  • Avocado and Red Onion Wrap with Pesto Cream Sauce|
  • Grilled Vegetable Wrap with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
  • Albacore Tuna Salad with Bibb Lettuce & Beefsteak Tomato on a Club Roll
  • Creamy Egg Salad with Watercress and Tomato on Italian Baguette
  • Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato Wrap with Fresh Basil
  • Hummus and Sundried Tomatoes with Mache Lettuce on Multi-Grain Rusk 

Choice of beverage:  Bottled water, Coke or Diet Coke
Cost:  $20 per person
(Please purchase a ticket for lunch when you RSVP on this site)

RSVP here - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/join-our-tour-at-the-center-for-jewish-history-and-the-yeshiva-university-museum-tickets-56286303850


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