Tour of the Center for Jewish History and the Yeshiva University Museum
Fri, March 13, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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.
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.
10:30-12: Docent-led tour of the Center for Jewish History
12-12:45: Box lunch in private dining room
12:45-1:45: Docent-led tour of the Yeshiva University Museum.
Cost: $12. Optional catered boxed lunch additional $14.50.