Donate to the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust and help preserve Jewish history for generations to come. Gifts in any amount allow us to teach the vital lessons of the Holocaust to audiences worldwide.
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Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Place
New York, New York 10280
Thank you for your generosity and support. Your gift is fully tax-deductible.
Your Support Makes an Impact
Our mission of Holocaust education and remembrance is more important than ever. Your gift helps the Museum collect Holocaust evidence, present new exhibitions, and offer enriching public programs. We invite you to join our dedicated community of supporters and make a lasting impact.
Other Ways to Get Involved
- There are many ways to support our work and stay connected to our mission. Register for a program, donate to the Museum, become a member, or learn about our educational opportunities.
- There is nothing like learning about history from a first-hand account. Inquire about opportunities with our Speakers Bureau members for the chance to hear the unforgettable personal stories of survivors. As the number of survivors dwindles, our work document, preserve, and share their testimonies is crucial.
Learn About Our History
For over 25 years, the Museum of Jewish Heritage has served as New York’s leader in Holocaust education. As the third largest Holocaust museum in the world, we are proud to preserve Jewish history and inspire others to reflect on the lessons of the Holocaust.
How can my donation help support the Museum of Jewish Heritage?
Your contribution helps the Museum maintain and grow its collection of Holocaust evidence, present new exhibitions, and provide educational resources for educators and students. Donations in any amount make an immediate impact.
How are funds raised for the Holocaust Museum used, and what percentage goes towards supporting the museum's programs and initiatives?
The majority of our support comes from individuals here in New York City and around the world. In addition, the Museum secures funding from government grants, institutions, and foundations that are dedicated to advancing our mission of Holocaust education and remembrance.
What partnerships or collaborations does the Holocaust Museum have with other organizations or institutions?
The Museum is constantly partnering with various organizations to make our exhibitions and programs possible.
We are proud to house two affiliate organizations, JewishGen and National Yiddish Theatre Folkbiene. JewishGen is the global home for Jewish genealogy with millions of records from around the world and a variety of resources for genealogy research. NYTF is the longest-consecutively producing Yiddish theatre company in the world (109 years and counting) and the longest-consecutively producing performing arts institution in the US.
What resources does the Holocaust Museum provide for educators and students, and how can they be accessed?
In New York City, Holocaust education is mandated for public school students beginning in grade 8. The Museum offers Holocaust curriculum, free educator guides, and in-person and virtual tours that focus on a range of topics related to Holocaust history. Students can also participate in our High School Apprenticeship Program, Holocaust Educator School Partnership program, and apply for scholarship opportunities.
How does the Holocaust Museum involve survivors and their families in its programs and initiatives?
Survivors and their families are at the heart of the Museum’s work. Heritage Testimonies and our Speaker’s Bureau focus on the important task of documenting survivor stories and sharing them with students and the public. Additionally, LOX at Café Bergson delivers free Shabbat meals to Holocaust survivors in New York City.
How do I schedule a talk with a survivor?
It is key to our mission at the Museum of Jewish Heritage to document and share stories of survival during the Holocaust. There are many ways to engage with these stories.
The Speakers Bureau is comprised of Holocaust survivors, World War II veterans, and descendants of survivors who present their or their family’s experiences during the Holocaust to groups of 20 or more people scheduled in advance. Fill out this form to schedule a testimony.
Stories Survive is an ongoing series where Holocaust survivors share their life stories in their own words. Explore the playlist now and keep an eye on our events calendar for upcoming programs.
Our collection of testimonies is available online, including historical and modern footage of survivors sharing their stories.
How do I become a memeber?
Becoming a member is a meaningful way to make a lasting impact. Members also get closer to the Museum with special benefits and exclusive experiences throughout the year. Deepen your support as a Patron Circle member or learn more about our Young Friends program for members ages 21-39.
Already a member?
Explore our Member Experience page for information about your member benefits, membership account, and more.