Long Island Jewish History Museum
Opening October 3rd, 2022, the first exhibit is entitled Earning A Living - 300 Years of Jewish Businesses on Long Island.
Come view over 100 artifacts from 60 Jewish businesses in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Experience the stories of Harry Brause a bootlegger in Glen Cove during prohibition, David Rothman in Southold who befriended Albert Einstein in the summer of 1939, and Betty Robbins the first female cantor in the history of the Jewish people in Oceanside in 1955. Learn about factory workers in the late 19th century in Setauket, Sag Harbor and Patchogue, cattle dealers, pickle producers and a duck farmer. Relive the more recent history of businesses such as Fortunoff and Bagel Boss.
Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center
100 Crescent Beach Road
Monday through Friday 10am - 4:30pm
Saturday and Sunday 12 noon - 4pm
Admission to the Long Island Jewish History Museum is free and covered under the suggested donation for entrance to the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center.
photo: Jewish Brotherhood of Kings Park, 1923