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Center for Jewish History

New York, New York

http://www.cjh.org

The Center for Jewish History is one of the foremost Jewish research and cultural institutions in the world, having served over 1 million people in more than 100 countries. It is home to five partner organizations: American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS); American Sephardi Federation (ASF); Leo Baeck Institute (LBI); Yeshiva University Museum (YUM); YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (YIVO). The partners' collections comprise the largest repository of the modern Jewish experience outside of Israel. The collections total more than 500,000 volumes and 100 million documents, and include thousands of pieces of artwork, textiles and ritual objects, as well as music, films and photographs. At the Center, the history of the Jewish people comes alive through scholarship and cultural programming, exhibitions and symposia, lectures and performances.