Maltz Museum Blog

What Does it Mean to be an Upstander Right Now?

By Dahlia Fisher – June 3, 2020 As a museum of diversity and inclusion, we proudly stand with the black community and people of all races, religions, and backgrounds who are enraged by the recent events taking place in our

4 Ways to Celebrate the Jewish Holiday Shavuot

By Dahlia Fisher – May 28, 2020 This evening at sundown Jews all over the world will celebrate a holiday called Shavuot also known as “feast of weeks” which commemorates the revelation of the Torah on Mt. Sinai to the

Volunteer Voices with Stacey Berebitsky

My name is Stacey Berebitsky and I became a volunteer at the Maltz Museum the summer of 2016. I was invited to go with friends to see Operation Finale: The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann. I have always been

Volunteer Voices with Tim Bowens

A respected educator with over 40 years working in the classroom, Tim Bowens became a Maltz Museum docent in 2014. In those six years, he’s interacted with thousands of visitors. We asked him to reflect on a few of his

3 JEWISH AMERICAN IMMIGRANT STORIES EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

By Dahlia Fisher, Courtney Krieger, and Lindsay Miller – May 12, 2020 In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, we are celebrating the stories of three Jewish American activists everyone should know. If you’ve been to the Maltz Museum of

MAY IS JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH!

By Dahlia Fisher & Courtney Krieger – May 5, 2020 By Presidential Proclamation, May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), recognizing the 350+ year history of Jewish contributions to American culture. The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage is proud to

5 Websites We Love that Celebrate Israel

By Dahlia Fisher — April 28, 2020 This week is Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israeli Independence Day, when fans are usually applying blue and white face paint, waving flags in the air, and chowing down on falafel at a packed concert featuring

7 Ways to Practice Holocaust Remembrance

By Dahlia Fisher — April 21, 2020 Yom Hashoah, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, begins on the evening of April 20 and continues through April 21 this year. This is when candles are lit for the victims and stories are told

Top 10 Ideas for Hosting an International Day at Home

By Dahlia Fisher — April 14, 2020 There are as many ways to explore culture as there are countries. And, at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, we believe learning about different cultures builds empathy while developing open minds. If

10 Ways to Make New Traditions this Passover

By Dahlia Fisher & Courtney Krieger — April 7, 2020 Gathering with friends and family during Passover is part of what makes the holiday special. But, with the current mandate for social distancing, few of us will be able to