“Frankfurt on the Hudson” – A walking tour of Jewish Washington Heights

Mendel Gottesman Library 2520 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, New York

Explore this community that attracted over 20,000 Jews in the 1930s and 40s, mostly from Southern Germany.Nestled between Harlem to the south and Inwood to the north, Washington Heights is a distinctive Jewish enclave within the landscape of New York’s larger Jewish community. Of the 125,000 German Jewish refugees that arrived in America in the...