Maltz Museum Blog

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

FACING HISTORY with SURVIVOR STANLEY BERNATH

Each year, over 10,000 students from across Northeast Ohio join us at the Maltz Museum for student tours. Many of these students hear from a survivor who shares a personal story. This is one of the most meaningful ways students

200+ GUESTS PREVIEW NEWEST SPECIAL EXHIBITION
Beyond Chicken Soup: Jews & Medicine in America

On Sunday, October 8th, over 200 medical professionals, history buffs, and members of the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage gathered to preview the newest special exhibition on view, Beyond Chicken Soup: Jews & Medicine in America, presented by the Mt.

WHAT WE’RE BUYING NOW
Top 8 Gifts of the Giving Season

Here at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage we love to shop! We always find unique gifts for the people we love in our own store. This holiday season, skip the big box stores and check out boutique gifts to

Make a Difference, Volunteer!

We are seeking outgoing, curious and friendly individuals to join our community of volunteer docents. Oftentimes, docents are the main point of interaction for museum-goers and docents allow guests to have a fuller understanding of the museum’s collection and mission.

YOUR POINT OF VIEW: Photo Contest Winners

Photo Contest Winners

Inspired by the powerful work of the photographers featured in This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement, we asked the community to share original photographs that touch on a topic related to freedom, equality or civil rights.

FOR OR AGAINST: Anxiety Manifesting as Hatred

Mayor Jackson, City Council & Stop the Hate® Finalists

Yesterday Mayor Frank Jackson—as he has for the past several years—graciously welcomed the Stop the Hate® Youth Speak Out essay finalists into his office. These lucky 11-12th graders hailing from Bay Village to John Hay, Gilmour, Solon, Brush and beyond, got