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Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles

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Add to Calendar 21-06-2012 31-12-2012 15 Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles A new exhibition held in conjunction with the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty. Known for more than a century as the author of the lines "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...," the poet Emma Lazarus gave voice to the Statue of Liberty and generations of newcomers to America. However, few people know her fascinating story, her Sephardic background, her American roots, and her work for Jewish causes and a Jewish homeland. Learn how Emma Lazarus' journey inspired her to craft an enduring message on exile, refuge, and the promise of America. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=113140 Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust true DD/MM/YYYY
June 21, 2012 through December 31, 2012
Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
New York
All Ages

Description: A new exhibition held in conjunction with the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty.

Known for more than a century as the author of the lines "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...," the poet Emma Lazarus gave voice to the Statue of Liberty and generations of newcomers to America. However, few people know her fascinating story, her Sephardic background, her American roots, and her work for Jewish causes and a Jewish homeland. Learn how Emma Lazarus' journey inspired her to craft an enduring message on exile, refuge, and the promise of America.

Address: 36 Battery Pl
New York, NY 10280
Phone: 646-437-4200
Website: www.mjhnyc.org

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