Maltz Museum Blog

A THANK YOU: The Pen is Mightier than the Shekel

Lynda Zielinski

How did I get so lucky? I was one of 15 people selected to travel to Beit She’an, Cleveland’s sister city, in Israel. The trip, sponsored by the Jewish Federation, was a unique opportunity. I’m no bigwig in the Jewish


Avner Avraham

Career Mossad agent Avner Avraham curated the espionage artifacts featured in Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann. This is the first time the recently declassified Mossad materials have been seen outside of Israel. Avraham was in Cleveland for the debut of Operation Finale at the Maltz Museum and had shared

INSPIRING US ALL: Stop the Hate® Celebrates Student Upstanders

2015 Stop the Hate® Awards Ceremony

As I write these words, our distinguished panel of community judges are winnowing down the top 25 Stop the Hate®: Youth Speak Out essays to determine the top 10.  More than 1,000 Northeast Ohio juniors and seniors entered this year’s

GET MORE from your Maltz Museum Membership!

New Membership Levels

In order to better serve our dedicated supporters the Museum has made several changes to its membership program. First, we have changed some of the level names to better reflect our mission as a museum of diversity and tolerance. (For example, promoting acceptance

10 REASONS to Bring your Group to the Maltz Museum

Group Tour

Here, 10 is a magic number!  When you reserve a tour for 10 or more people, you receive a discount on admission. We’re ready for you, whatever the weather. We have the perfect place to hang your hat and your

THE HOLOCAUST ON TRIAL: Considering the Impact and Legacy of a Global Media Event

Eichmann Trial at Beit Ha’am in Jerusalem, Israel, 1961 (Government Press Office)

The footage from the 1961 trial of Adolf Eichmann is chilling and intense. While working on an immersive, multi-channel film for the new exhibition, Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann (Feb. 19 – June 12, 2016), our

ENDING INTOLERANCE: Your Gift Empowers the Next Generation

Youth Sing Out photo by Scott Sandberg

Donating to the Maltz Museum supports programs that encourage children to embrace their own differences and appreciate differences in others. The arts-integrated Youth Sing Out initiative empowering students to become agents of positive change in their community is just one

YES, WE CAN-CAN: December 25th @ Maltz Museum

December 25th Can-Can

If you are among the many who do not celebrate Christmas you could be hard pressed to find quality outings on December 25th. (Of course, the same holds true for those who do celebrate Christmas and simply want to get out of the house

4 HANUKIYAHS In The Temple-Tifereth Israel Gallery

4 Hanukiyahs at the Maltz Museum

The special menorah we light during Hanukkah, a hanukiyah, holds nine candles–one for each of the eight nights of Hanukkah and a Shamash, a “helper” candle used to light the others.  There are a number of beautiful and interesting hanukiyahs on display at

GREAT GIFTS: Inspired Ideas From The Museum Store

I love you a latke

Shopping during the holidays isn’t easy. If you’re looking for an inspired  gift for a host or hostess, a stocking, a gift exchange or just to brighten someone’s day, look no further than the Maltz Museum Store. All of these