Maltz Museum Blog

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

STOKES50CLE: Celebrating Successes, Identifying Barriers Yet To Be Broken Down


We understand the extraordinary power of collaboration. On the heels of the transcendent Violins of Hope Cleveland project, the Maltz Museum is a key partner in another major regional initiative. Led by Cuyahoga Community College’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel

LINKING PAST & PRESENT: Exploring Civil Rights History in the Classroom

Facing History and Ourselves Civil Rights Workshop

In October, 50 Northeast Ohio educators gathered at The Temple-Tifereth Israel to discuss how to teach our students about the legacies of the American Civil Rights Movement. In partnership with the Maltz Museum, Facing History and Ourselves Cleveland conducted a

CONNECTION & REFLECTION: Sharing a Moment of Humanity

©1965 Bob Adelman, Courtesy CDEA

Leon Bibb came by today to talk about the exhibition This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers from the Civil Rights Movement for his WEWS-TV show “My Ohio.” After being interviewed about the exhibition content and why this history and civil


University CircleFest

It was great to be a part of Holiday CircleFest on December 4.  This annual event is a terrific opportunity for families to spend quality time together.  University Circle cultural and educational institutions opened their doors free of charge and

WHAT’S IN STORE: A Happy Bag Lady

Maltz Museum Store: Smateria Bag

Looking for a gift this holiday season? Let me personally recommend a Smateria bag from the Museum Store. While initially I was attracted to the design and generous size of the large cross-body design, I worried it might be cumbersome. After

THE GIFT OF MEMBERSHIP: Save 20% on #GivingTuesday

Give the Gift of Membership

This Giving Tuesday, give a gift that your colleagues, friends and family can enjoy all year long! On November 29, we’re offering 20% off new and gift  Individual, Household and Advocate memberships.  #GivingTuesday Members also receive a free 80-page Museum catalogue.

A LIVING PRESENCE: Technology Encouraging Our Humanity

Pincus Gutter

The most requested student tour at the Maltz Museum is a Holocaust tour followed by a survivor talk. You can see the difference the physical countenance of a high school student before and after they have a chance to talk

WHY VOLUNTEER? Reasons To Be A Stop the Hate® Reader

Be A Reader

We need your help to recognize students who stand up to indifference and discrimination. Each year, we reward student upstanders with $100,000 in scholarships, awards and anti-bias grants. This year we anticipate receiving more essay submissions in our annual Youth