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Encyclopedia > Jewish Museum (New York)
Jewish Museum in New York seen from Fifth Avenue

The Jewish Museum of New York was first established in 1904, when the Jewish Theological Seminary received a gift of 26 Jewish ceremonial art objects from Judge Mayer Sulzberger. In 1944, Frieda Schiff Warburg, widow of philanthropist Felix Warburg, donated the family mansion (located at Fifth Avenue and 92nd Street in the middle of Museum Mile in New York City) for use as the museum. The museum is still located there, and now displays a collection 28,000 objects including paintings, sculpture, archaeological artifacts, and many other pieces important to the preservation of Jewish history and culture. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (1728 × 1152 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (1728 × 1152 pixel, file size: 1. ... Street sign at Fifth Avenue and East 57th street Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in New York City. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... The Jewish Theological Seminary of America The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, known in the Jewish community simply as JTS, is the academic and spiritual center of Conservative Judaism, and is the movements main rabbinical seminary. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Street sign at Fifth Avenue and East 57th street Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in New York City. ... Museum Mile is the name for a section of Fifth Avenue, an avenue in Manhattan in the City of New York, running from 82nd to 105th streets on the Upper East Side in a neighborhood known as Carnegie Hill. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... A sculpture is a three-dimensional object, which for the purposes of this article is man-made and selected for special recognition as art. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Location

The street address of The Jewish Museum is: 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, New York, New York 10128.


See also

New York City is home to hundreds of cultural institutions and historic sites, many of which are internationally known. ... Education in New York City is provided by a vast number of public and private institutions. ...

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Museum of Jewish Heritage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (319 words)
The Museum of Jewish Heritage, located at 36 Battery Park Place, Manhattan (New York City, USA), was created as a living memorial to the Holocaust.
The three permanent exhibits are arranged chronologically, with Jewish Life A Century Ago on the first floor, The War Against the Jews on the second floor, and Jewish Renewal (focusing on contemporary Jewish culture, especially Israel) on the third floor.
As of 2005, Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau is the chairman of the Museum.
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