Clairvoyant Housewives, Cookbook Mavens and Other Advice Givers: Lecture with Dr. Annie Polland
Where: Museum at Eldridge Street
12 Eldridge St.
212-219-0888 Price: $14
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Dr. Annie Polland discusses the transition from Eastern European shtetls and cities to the crowded streets of the Lower East Side with a focus on Jewish immigrant women’s pivotal roles in both shaping their homes and New York’s growing economy. Polland is the Senior Vice President for Programs & Education at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum and the co-author, with Daniel Soyer, of City of Promises: Emerging Metropolis, winner of the National Jewish Book Award and Landmark of the Spirit: The Eldridge Street Synagogue.