Cultural Institutions

Cultural Institutions

County New York

Brief Description of the county

Manhattan is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City.  The borough is coterminous with New York County, an original county of the U.S. State of New York.  Manhattan has been described as the economic and cultural center of the U.S. and serves as home to the United Nations Headquarters.

WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, Charlie Rose and a range of documentaries, childrenês programs, and local news and cultural offerings available on air and...

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The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research was founded in Vilna, Poland, in 1925, and relocated to New York City in 1940 with the mission to study the thousand-year history of Jewish life in Eastern Europe and Russia in all its aspects: language,...