Maltz Museum Blog

THIRD TIME’S A CHARM: Contest Winner Reflects On Impact Of Stop the Hate®

Apoorva Vallampati

Apoorva Vallampati was First Runner-Up in last year’s Stop the Hate®: Youth Speak Out. The $15,000 scholarship winner recently shared her thoughts on the impact of the annual contest with the Maltz Museum Board of Trustees. Here’s a little of what

WHAT’S IN STORE: Many Exceptional Gifts & One Super Sale

What's In Store

Have you visited the Maltz Museum Store recently? There are new items from local and Israeli artists arriving daily that are sure to please the savvy Cleveland shopper. Here are just three of the reasons we’re a great destination when

READ ALL ABOUT IT: 9 Online Jewish-American Publications To Explore

Read All About It

When compiling a mental list of national Jewish-American media, a few publications such as Tablet, Kveller and Forward might readily come to mind. If you’re interested in hearing from an even greater diversity of voices, here are a nine other magazines,

MORE THAN MONEY: CAC Provides Different Types Of Resources

CAC Support

Thank you!  Last Tuesday voters renewed funding for Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC). CAC helps to ensure that our Northeast Ohio community maintains a high level of access to the educational and social benefits of the arts. True, only organizations

THREE TO SEE: Look For These Artifacts In “An American Story”


From early immigrants to today’s civic leaders, An American Story chronicles the challenges and achievements of individuals in Northeast Ohio’s Jewish communities using imagery, video, interactive displays and key artifacts. Here are three items to look for the next time

A STITCH IN TIME: Sean Martin Explores CLE’s Garment Industry

Sean Martin

The Western Reserve Historical Society recently published A Stitch in Time: The Cleveland Garment Industry. The book, available in our Museum Store and authored by Dr. Sean Martin, the Society’s Associate Curator for Jewish History, weaves together the story of

AND THE BAND PLAYS ON: Holocaust Survivors Bring Their Music & Spirit To CLE

Holocaust Survivor Klezmer Band

“When I told my wife I wanted to start a klezmer band she said, ‘You’re crazy.’ So I told my Rabbi the same thing and he said, ‘You’re crazy.’  I had to prove them both wrong.” So began my conversation

Cleveland Jewish News Honors Inaugural Class of DIFFERENCE MAKERS

Difference Makers

Cleveland Jewish News asked for nominations for 18 individuals that make a difference in Northeast Ohio’s Jewish community. The response was so overwhelming that the media outlet ultimately decided to recognize 36 outstanding individuals (a Double Chai)! The roster is very

WORKING IN CONCERT: The Whole Is Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

GroundWorks DanceTheater Collaboration

Now that I’ve had a chance to experience several Violins of Hope Cleveland events, I am even more astounded by the power of collaboration than I was during the project planning process. For almost two years a group of representatives

Q+A with VIOLINS OF HOPE Author James A. Grymes

James A. Grymes

A professor of musicology at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, James A. Grymes is also the author of Violins of Hope: Violins of the Holocaust—Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind’s Darkest Hour. The book shares the diverse and moving