With Our Thanks:

-Former Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz
-Former NY City Councilman Michael C. Nelson

Councilmembers: -Darlene Mealy, Stephen Levin, Chaim Deutsch, David Greenfield

-Jim Goldman, Charles Diker, Lloyd Handwerker, Hon Alice Fisher Rubin, Lowell Rubin, Raoul Felder bhs-logo2


Brooklyn Jewish Timeline
Oral Histories


The bedrock of any historical endeavor, primary documents and tangible, historical materials play a crucial part in the telling of the story of Brooklyn Jews. Please take some time to look at the ephemera galleries below, to explore the real artifacts, recovered and preserved from the past, and stories in and of themselves.

Discover more archival materials by browsing Brooklyn Historical Society’s online finding aids or by paying a visit to the Othmer Library at Brooklyn Historical Society.

Seagate Sisterhood


Hasidic Community of Williamsburg (Learn More)


Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities (Learn more)


Yiddish Sheet Music Collection (Learn more)


Alfred and Lucille Kolkin Papers (Learn more)


Kane Street Synagogue seventieth anniversary journal (Learn more)