Museum of Jewish Heritage--A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
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China's first all-female percussion group, the Red Poppy Ladies, reinterpret the beloved folk tale Mulan. The story of a legendary heroine who disguised herself as a man to take her father's place in battle was also turned into a famed Disney animated film in 1998. But the Red Poppy Ladies' version mixes kung fu with traditional drumming as a backdrop to this inspiring tale of courage and family loyalty. Famed for their appearance at the Beijing Olympics, these professionally trained musicians have performed throughout the world. Learn More
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This was an amazing experience. There simply wasn't enough time to see everything. We ran out of time and didn't have a chance to complete the second building which was amazing. When you finish the first building and go towards the second building, there is a panoramic view of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
- ** *Special Exhibitions *
Temporary exhibitions on special topics complement themes expressed in the Core Exhibition in greater detail and extend the Museum’s explorations of Jewish life in multiple directions. Current exhibitions include:
- Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage, on view through May 18, 2014
- Against the Odds: American Jews & the Rescue of Europe’s Refugees, 1933-1941
- Hava Nagila: A Song for the Peoplenowonviewhava.html, on view through April 22, 2014
On Permanent View
“The Core Exhibition ":http://www.mjhnyc.org/e_nowonview_core.html
The Core Exhibition tells the story of modern Jewish life from the perspective of those who lived it. It is organized in three chronological sections: Jewish Life A Century Ago; The War Against the Jews; and Jewish Renewal_. It places the Holocaust in larger context— telling stories of Holocaust survivors through photographs, artifacts, and video. *
Keeping History Center_*
In a gallery with panoramic views of New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty, the Keeping History Center, featuring Voices of Liberty, presents refugee stories in an award-winning, interactive, digital experience that links the past to the present. *_
Garden of Stones _*
Andy Goldsworthy’s Garden of Stones is dedicated to the memory of those who perished in the Holocaust and honors those who survived. His only permanent installation in New York City, the Garden is a natural metaphor for the tenacity and fragility of life. *passage.html">
_James Carpenter’s Reflection Passage captures images of light, sky, and water from the New York Harbor, and re-presents them in a site-specific installation. **
About the Ticket Supplier: Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
The mission of the Museum is to educate people of all ages and backgrounds about the broad tapestry of Jewish life in the 20th and 21st centuries—before, during, and after the Holocaust.
Multiple perspectives on modern Jewish history, life, and culture are presented in the Museum’s unique Core Exhibition and award-winning special exhibitions.
Acclaimed public programs, including discussions, films, plays, and concerts, highlight the richness of Jewish culture and ideas.
The Museum’s mission extends across the country and the world with Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) and initiatives with affiliate organizations: the Auschwitz Jewish Center and JewishGen.