The Jewish Objects of New York

Highlighting the Jewish impact on New York City

The Two Fagins

Comment of the Week

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

Be a Mensch. Support Tablet.

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.