The Empire State has been at the center of the American immigrant experience. While the New York City skyline is the first site many of these new Americans would see first upon their arrival, you have to traverse the state to understand the true impact of the renewed dreams and hope that the Empire State has delivered for so many. Historic sites across the state explore the way that newly arrived Americans have contributed to American identity, culture and economic growth.
Located on the grounds of Nassau County`s Welwyn Preserve, the Holocaust Memorial & Educational Center offers a 7,000 volume library, exhibits, and educational programs designed to further understand... more
The Museum of Jewish Heritage educates people of all ages and backgrounds about the broad tapestry of Jewish life in the 20th and 21st centuries, before, during and after the Holocaust. Multiple... more