The Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is sometimes able to allow reproductions of items in our collection. We grant rights for one time, non-exclusive use at our discretion.

If you are interested in requesting permission to reproduce collections material, please note:

  • All requests must be sent in writing, using this form, to Jennifer Roberts, Assistant Registrar, at jroberts@mjhnyc.org.
  • The Museum will respond to requests within four weeks. (Need the material sooner? You can submit a rush request at an additional fee.)
  • Should we grant you permission, we ask that you sign a licensing agreement outlining specific terms of use. For example, all rights must be renewed after a period of five years.
  • The Museum also asks that you pay a reproduction fee; you can review fees by clicking here. Payment via check in US dollars drawn on a US bank or wire transfer must be received and processed before we can release requested materials.

Please note: The Museum holds copyright for many of the items in its collections; however, it is the responsibility of the requestor to secure copyright permission from the appropriate party for all items requested. The Museum will request proof of permission for any items for which it does not hold copyright. We are not responsible for inaccurate permission or failure to obtain permission.

For more information, contact Jennifer Roberts, Assistant Registrar, at jroberts@mjhnyc.org or 646.437.4352.

Artifact Donation

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust actively collections materials that speak to Jewish experience before, during, and after the Holocaust.

Help tell the story of Jewish history by donating your original material to the Museum.

We consider materials from the following categories. We are especially interested in items connected to a particular person, family, or community that illustrate:

  • Jewish life around the world, 1880 to the present
  • Jewish life in the United States, 1654 to the present
  • The Holocaust
  • Survival and post-war resettlement
  • The history of Jewish immigration to the United States and the Americas
  • Material used by Jews worldwide for religious or secular purposes
  • Anti-Semitica or philo-Semitica
  • Nazi and collaborationist material needed to educate about the Holocaust
  • Material relating to non-Jewish victims of the Holocaust
  • Founding of the State of Israel
  • The Six Day War and the Yom Kippur War
  • Jews in the Civil Rights Movement
  • Movement to save Ethiopian Jews
  • In addition, we consider donations of books on 20th century Jewish history, including Holocaust memoirs. If accepted, the books will be placed in the Museum’s internal library used by scholars, fellows, and staff.

To find out if your material is appropriate for our collections or library, contact Erica Blumenfeld, Director of Collections & Exhibitions, at eblumenfeld@mjhnyc.org or 646.437.4351.