YIVO Online Exhibitions

The Ruth Rubin Legacy

A sound archive of Yiddish Folksongs



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The Strashun Library

Treasures Rescued From the Ashes

A dramatic story of destruction, rescue, and a project to digitally reunite the collection

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Explore YIVO Online Exhibitions

YIVO’s online exhibitions showcase treasures from our world-renowned archival and library collections and explore East European Jewish history and culture, Yiddish language and literature, American Jewish history, the Holocaust, and many other topics related to the Jewish experience.

The presentations seen here are sometimes versions of exhibitions which first debuted in our galleries in New York. Other online exhibitions have been developed specifically for this website by scholars, curators, archivists, and librarians.