Exploring New York’s Jewish LGBT History

Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Date: Jul 07th

LGBT Jewish New Yorkers have made a profound impact on the American arts scene, LGBT activism, and American religious life. These include composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein, poet Allen Ginsberg, archivist and activist Joan Nestle, PFLAG co-founder Jeanne Manford, leaders and community members of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, and more. New York has also hosted Jewish LGBT visitors with global impacts like Magnus Hirschfeld. Join the Museum and Andrew Dolkart, Ken Lustbader, and Jay Shockley, Co-Founders of the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project, for an exploration of New York’s Jewish LGBT History.

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