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The Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Bookstore offers publications of the Center's five partner organizations as well as an appealing selection of topical books, fine Judaica, holiday items, greeting cards, posters and recordings of Jewish music.
Mon-Thur: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm Sun: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. We are also open during all evening events.
Please Note: The bookstore will be closed beginning August 22, and will re-open September 7.
Love, Loss & Legacy: Isidor and Ida Straus and the Titanic
The American Jewish Historical Society and the Straus Historical Society recount the dramatic story of the Strauses on the Titanic. Speakers include both descendants of Macy’s owner Isidor and Ida, as well as Steven Biel, Professor of History at Harvard University. A wine, cheese and dessert reception will follow the program, as well as a display of rare objects from the Straus Titanic collection. The newly republished 100th Anniversary Edition of the Autobiography of Isidor Straus, with inscription by the editor and Straus descendants, will be available for sale at the event for $40 (cash only).