A Walking Tour of the Two Bridges area including the site of the cemetery

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York, New York

A NEW walking tour of the Two Bridges neighborhood (lies between the Manhattan Bridge and Williamsburg Bridge) exploring it's Jewish pastThere has been a Jewish presence in NYC from the time Peter Stuyvesant, the last Dutch Governor was “persuaded” by the Dutch West India Company to allow 23 Sephardic Jews from Recife, Brazil to settle...

‘Echo’s’ of Synagogues Past on the Lower East Side – A Walking Tour

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York, New York

Join us as we explore former synagogue buildings on the Lower East Side that have been lost to time, all now having new identities.Approximately one hundred years ago in the heart of the Lower East Side, it seemed like every street had at least one synagogue to satisfy the burgeoning Orthodox Jewish community. Some of...