Class Recap

Touring the Eldridge Street Synagogue

Last night, we were lucky enough to partner with the Museum at Eldridge Street for an after-hours art and architecture tour (featuring delicious knishes from Yonah Shimmel!). 

We examined everything from lampshades to stained glass windows and the original wood floors in the beautifully-restored building, hearing about its history from 1887 to the present. The main sanctuary fell into disuse throught the mid-20th century as the...

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Event Heads Up: Found Objects and Forgotten Stories

Brainery pal Ben Feldman is giving a talk at the Museum at Eldridge Street this Sunday, April 15 about an amazing little change purse and the history behind it. Ben's talks are always great and full of fun NYC history tidbits, so I'd definitely recommend this one. And it's free with admission to the Museum, so it won't break the bank, either. 

You can read up on the story of the change purse here, and get more details about the event...

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