2013 Summer Barbra Fest at Museum of the Jewish Heritage
For those of you who missed the Barbra Streisand live concert at the Barclay Center, this summer there is a Barbra Streisand film festival at the Museum of the Jewish Heritage on Wednesdays starting with Funny Girl on June 25th.
While Ellis Island is closed, you can contemplate the bureacracy and red tape Americans went through trying to get papers for immigration for relatives and friends in Germany in a special exhibit called Against All Odds on the Third Floor.
The cafe has a delightful view of the Harbor and the Permanent Exhibit needs to be seen by all.
The pictures are from the Exhibit. The first is NOT an origami display. The second is an expensive ancient form of Twitter known as a telegraph.
Don't forget to visit the Skyscraper Museum and the Museum of the American Indian when you are in the neighborhood.
For another non-fiction perspective of the time period of the exhibit, you might want to read In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson .