Landmark of the Spirit: The Eldridge Street Synagogue
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BeschreibungNew York City's magnificent Eldridge Street Synagogue was built in 1887 in response to the great wave of Jewish immigrants who fled persecution in eastern Europe. This book discusses themes, people, and trends at various moments in the synagogue's history, particularly during its heyday from 1887 until the 1930s.
PortraitAnnie Polland is vice president for education at the Museum at Eldridge Street, where she oversees the development of exhibits and curriculum and coordinates lecture series, and a visiting professor at the New School and at New York University.
Pressestimmen"Do stones speak? They do on Eldridge Street, through the words of Annie Polland's beautiful and important book."--Bill Moyers--Bill Moyers
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: YALE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2008
Seitenanzahl: 164 Seiten