Update

New-York Historical is temporarily closed to help contain the spread of COVID-19. On August 14, we're opening Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine, a free, outdoor exhibition in our rear courtyard. See more details on our Visit page.

Remote Programs
"First Jewish Americans: Freedom and Culture in the New World" Virtual Presentation
Thu, August 13th, 2020 | 11:00 am-12:00 pm | $10 (Free for Members)

Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as Museum docents or curators answer your questions and walk you through a slideshow of objects and imagery via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership.  

EVENT DETAILS

This captivating story—explored in the New-York Historical Society’s past exhibition​​ The First Jewish Americans: Freedom and Culture in the New World—is now available as a virtual presentation.​ Images featured in this presentation include archival documents, maps, ritual objects, rare portraits, and the 16th-century diary—lost for 80 years—of a Mexican Jewish man persecuted for his faith.

PURCHASING TICKETS

By phone: Contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
Online: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.

After you register, a member of the New-York Historical staff will send you an email before the event to provide instructions on how to join the virtual presentation.

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