NEW YORK -- This city's Holocaust museum was set to open Sept.
15. The Museum of Jewish Heritage -- A Living Memorial to the
Holocaust is located opposite the Statue of Liberty shoreline at 18
First Place, in the Battery Park City section of Manhattan.
The daily life of Europe's Jews earlier in this century and
their persecution by the Nazis during World War II is documented by
more than 800 historical and cultural artifacts, more than 2,000
photos and extensive video testimony.
The museum will be open Sundays to Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
and Thursdays until 8 p.m. On Fridays and the eves of Jewish
holidays, hours will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; it will be closed on
Saturdays and Jewish holidays. Admission is $7 for adults, and $5
for students and seniors.
Tickets are available at Ticketmaster; call (800) 307-4007 or