The feature exhibits highlight specific aspects of Philadelphia and regional Jewish history through significant archival collections of the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center. Our first exhibit, entitled
The Fruits of Her Hands: Jewish Women and Social Welfare, 1819-1920
The story of the Hebrew Sunday School Society, Jewish Foster Home, Jewish Maternity Home, Young Women’s Union, Settlement Music School and the women who created them.
Audio excerpt from “Voices of Woodbine” CD, about school
Woodbine, New Jersey: Fifteen Acres and a Shul
The story of the Jewish Settlement in Woodbine, New Jersey, the Baron Maurice de Hirsch and other family settlements in Southern New Jersey.
Audio excerpt from “Voices of Woodbine” CD, about Yiddish dialect