Our Immigration Stories: Ari Goldstein

New York is a city of immigrants. We asked some of our staff members to tell us their family’s immigration stories. Ari Goldstein, Senior Manager, Office of the President & CEO, shares his family’s immigration journey to the United States below. Almost a century ago, my great-grandparents emigrated from eastern Europe to the United States … Continued

Our Immigration Stories: Dganit Katz Yefet

New York is a city of immigrants. We asked some of our staff members to tell us their family’s immigration stories. Dganit Katz Yefet, Manager of Visitor Services and the Pickman Museum Shop, shares her immigration journey to the United States below. I was born in Israel and became a naturalized US citizen in 1992, … Continued

Our Immigration Stories: Samantha Shokin

New York is a city of immigrants, something we are reminded of every day at the Museum when we look across the river at Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. We asked some of our staff members to tell us their family’s immigration stories. Samantha Shokin, Manager of Public Programs, shares her family’s immigration … Continued