"Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles"

Museum of Jewish Heritage , Battery Park City Friday November 23 2012 10:00 - 15:00
"Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles"
Photograph: Courtesy the Library of Congress
Jewish refugee children arriving in America, 1939. From the exhibit "Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles" at Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
The poetry of Emma Lazarus resides permanently at the base of the Statue of Liberty (yes, the “Give me your tired, your poor” part). On the 125th anniversary of that icon’s dedication, look at Lazarus’s life as a Jewish writer in 19th-century America.


Venue name: Museum of Jewish Heritage
Address: 36 Battery Pl
New York

Cross street: at 1st Pl
Opening hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Sun 10am–5:45pm; Wed 10am–8pm; Fri 10am–5pm
Transport: Subway: 4, 5 to Bowling Green
Price: $12, seniors $10, students $7, members and children under 12 free. Wed 4–8pm free
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