Museum News

LEARN, EDUCATE, CONNECT, INSPIRE . . . VOLUNTEER: Maltz Museum Launches New Round of Docent Training

Student Tour

(CLEVELAND, OHIO) Interested in exploring history, culture and identity? The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage invites curious and creative people to join a corps of enthusiastic volunteers that lead student and adult tours of special exhibitions and core galleries. “Volunteers

INFERNO Certain to Raise Burning Questions and Spark Debate

(CLEVELAND, OHIO) With its newest exhibition, Yael Bartana: Inferno (on view July 18 – October 19, 2014), the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage ( invites visitors to experience a provocative and powerful film that’s only been shown once before in

Steven Hacker Films Wins Two Top Honors

BEACHWOOD, OHIO – June 26, 2014 – The 35th Annual Telly Awards bestowed its highest honor on Beachwood, Ohio production company Steven Hacker Films ( for To Be a Woman in the Holocaust: Cleveland Stories, a documentary produced for Maltz Museum of

SO MUCH TO TALK ABOUT: Gay Marriage, Discrimination & Destruction Upcoming Topics of Programming, Conversation at Maltz Museum

May 30, 2014 (CLEVELAND, OHIO) The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage continues to explore cultural identity with its calendar of upcoming exhibitions and programs. “We see these events as opportunities to encourage dialogue and create connections across communities while promoting

Maltz Museum to Spark Debate This Summer with “Inferno”

Newest film by artist Yael Bartana opens July 17 The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage is proud to announce the Midwest premiere of Israeli artist Yael Bartana’s newest film, Inferno.  Shot and edited with stylistic references to Hollywood blockbusters, the

Area Cantors to Perform Live Concert at Maltz Museum

The Friends of the Maltz Museum are proud to present The Three Cantors, an evening of live music featuring solo, duet and ensemble performances from area synagogue cantors.  Scheduled to perform are:Laura Lindauer, cantorial soloist, Suburban Temple – Kol AmiCantor

April Showers Bring Passover Gifts and Museum Store Sale

The Maltz Museum Store has everything you need to bring to your Passover Seder.  New merchandise includes Seder/matzah plates, Miriam and Elijah cups, children’s books and games.  Matzah ties and “Baby’s 1st Passover” bibs are available for those with a

2014 Stop the Hate Winners Announced

Justin Bachman, an 11th grade student at Solon High School, was awarded a four-year $40,000 scholarship at the sixth annual Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out essay contest ceremony held again this year at Severance Hall.  His essay, read aloud in front

Students Compete for $100,000 in Scholarships and Prizes at “Stop the Hate” Event

This Thursday evening, March 13, ten juniors and seniors and fifteen 6th–10th graders will compete for a total of $100,000 in scholarships and prizes. More than 4000 students from throughout seven counties shared their solutions to stopping hatred by entering

Maltz Museum Launches Provocative New Program Series

The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage wants to get people talking – not only about the launch of their new program series, but about how we live our lives today.  Begin the Conversation is a series of thought-provoking play readings,