Maltz Museum Blog

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


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

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.

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

MIRIAM’S CUP: Contemplating Water

Miriam's cup

Though not a religious tradition, some Jews have added the recent custom of including a Miriam’s cup filled with water to the Passover Seder table and service.  In the Torah, during the days when the Israelites were wandering through the

LELYVELD’S LEGACY: Rabbi Joshua L. Caruso

Rabbi Lelyveld's Legacy

In his book, The Steadfast Stream: An Introduction to Jewish Social Values, Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld reflects on the power of values: “One would think that values are social vitamins and that properly administered they will counteract delinquency…But values are not

YOUTH SING OUT: Voices Unite for Social Change

Stop the Hate® Youth Sing Out

More than 1,000 students from 14 schools collaborated within their classes to pen and perform songs for the Stop the Hate® Youth Sing Out competition. Youth Sing Out is an arts-integrated learning initiative that asks students to write a song that