Robert Morgenthau Steps Down as Museum Chair

NEW YORK -

Former Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau is stepping down as chairman of New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage and turning over the reins to real estate developer Bruce Ratner, The Wall Street Journal reported. The 95-year-old Morgenthau was the founding chairman of the museum, which opened in 1997 in Battery Park City to memorialize the Holocaust. He is now chairman emeritus.