The Jewish Objects of New York

Highlighting the Jewish impact on New York City

The Two Fagins

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Registered

A small temple in Olean was just added to the National Register of Historic Places, but for one girl growing up there, it always had cultural significance

Sundown: Jewish Meow for Peace

Plus Paul vs. Kristol, the Lego Auschwitz, and more

Torchbearer

Emma Lazarus’ “The New Colossus” is a greater symbol of freedom’s light than the Statue of Liberty

Our ‘Brazen Giant’ Turns 125

Nextbook Press presents an annotated version of ‘The New Colossus’

Huddled Masses

As the Statue of Liberty turns 125, talking to statue-bound tourists about Emma Lazarus, the poet whose sonnet is inscribed in its base

Buried

Three cemeteries belonging to Shearith Israel, the oldest Jewish congregation in North America, are tucked away in Manhattan, a visible legacy of New York City’s long-ago Jewish past

Lift a Lamp for Emma Lazarus

It’s the ‘The New Colossus’ poet’s birthday

Children of the Book

As Hanukkah approaches, a look at the year’s best Jewish picture books

Today on Tablet

Daniel fries a potato, Abrams fries Obama, and more

‘I Lift My Lamp’

Including Emma Lazarus in the Passover seder reminds Jews to keep marching toward justice

Unleavened

Questions, answers, entrances, and exoduses—our complete Passover coverage

A Death in the Family

The 19th-century murder scandal that ended the reign of New York’s Sephardic aristocracy

Send Her Your Tired and Poor Votes

Vote for Lazarus in silly Jewish Hall of Fame contest

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