Maltz Museum Blog

The Island Within an Island: Cuba’s Jewish History

The Island Within an Island: Cuba’s Jewish History by Irene Shaland, December 20, 2017,  in Jewish World To be Cuban and to be Jewish is to be twice survivors.  —Maritza Corrales, The Chosen Island My visit to Cuba in March of 2017

Discover Your Everyday Superpowers at the Maltz Museum

As seen in the newest issue of Canvas Magazine. The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, also known as The Museum of Diversity & Tolerance, celebrates culture and identity to encourage connection and promote a greater appreciation of Jewish heritage and

10 Years of Stop the Hate®:
Lea Kayali

In 2015, Lea Kayali was the seventh Stop the Hate® grand prize winner. Read her essay below and register for the awards ceremony HERE. I am Palestinian but I am not the enemy. This disclaimer is all but necessary when introducing

10 Years of Stop the Hate®:
Justin Bachman

In 2014, Justin Bachman was the sixth Stop the Hate® grand prize winner. Read his essay below and register for the awards ceremony HERE. September 18, 2010, is the day that changed my life forever. That is the day I went

10 Years of Stop the Hate®:
Annie Robinson

In 2013, Annie Robinson was the fifth Stop the Hate® grand prize winner. Read her essay below and register for the awards ceremony HERE. As I reached up and felt the smooth, round, soft patch of skin on the back of

10 Years of Stop the Hate®:
Gabrielle Jones

In 2012, Gabrielle Jones was the fourth Stop the Hate® grand prize winner. Read her essay below and register for the awards ceremony HERE. Growing up, I was always bigger than my peers. My memories from middle school are filled

5 Ways to Observe Yom HaShoah by Susan Ringel

On Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 11–12, 2018, we remember the Jews who perished and honor those who survived. It is traditional to light a candle and to attend a commemoration program. Here are 5 other ways to observe

10 Years of Stop the Hate®:
Alexander Stojsavljevic

In 2011, Alexander Stojsavljevic was the third Stop the Hate® grand prize winner. Read his essay below and register for the awards ceremony HERE. Being a teenager is never easy; being an openly gay teenager is even more difficult. Middle

10 Years of Stop the Hate®:
Andrea Bestor

In 2010, Andrea Bestor was the second Stop the Hate® grand prize winner. Read her essay below and register for the awards ceremony HERE. Words, whether they are spoken, written, or withheld, are powerful. They were for Jay*, a 15-year-old

10 Years of Stop the Hate®:
Matt Soble

In 2009, Matt Soble was the first Stop the Hate® grand prize winner. Read his essay below and register for the awards ceremony HERE. The roots of discrimination are often based on color and gender. These divisions and judgments can