by Amy Stone

When Nancy Met Emma

The story behind the Emma Lazarus museum exhibit

It was the photograph of Emma Lazarus with Persian-lamb muff, fashionable pillbox hat and elegant fur-trimmed jacket that ignited the passion in Nancy R. Savin that ultimately led to the exhibition on Lazarus now at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York.

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When Nancy Met Emma

by Amy Stone

Amy Stone tells the back story of the new museum exhibition featuring Lazarus as a Sephardic woman of letters.