Public Tours and Events
Calendar of Events
Trace the origins of Jewish life in what was Colonial New Amsterdam.
Visit the oldest known Jewish Cemetery in New York City founded by America's first Jewish Congregation, and see graves of patriots of the American Revolution.
On this LES trek, co-sponsored by The Museum at Eldridge Street, learn about a famous Yiddish Socialist, a tenacious 26 year old nurse, a famous Rabbi, and a former bank building undergoing a major renovation. See the buildings where they lived, worked, and prayed.
Start with a kosher for Passover snack at the magnificent Eldridge Street Synagogue and end at the colorful Bialystoker Synagogue.
A Taste of the Lower East Side - A celebration brunch celebrating our first 18 years.
Join the LESJC for a stimulating stroll featuring delicacies based on original European recipes. Nosh on a fresh baked bialy, a pickle right out of the barrel, and potatonik. We will tour historic Jewish sites on and off the beaten path
This two hour walking tour celebrates the lives of women: ordinary, unsung heroines who battled to raise their families and make a life in the New World, as well as nine inspiring women who played leading social, political and artistic roles on the Lower East Side in the early 20th century.
Join us for a photography viewing of "The Ruins of the Borscht Belt" and an intimate conversation with the artist. Marissa Scheinfeld