Maltz Museum Blog

Celebrating Pride Month with a Jewish LGBTQ+ Story Everyone Should Know

By Dahlia Fisher – June 26, 2020 June is Pride Month, when people around the world celebrate the struggles and triumphs of the LGBTQ+ community. CNN explains in an article entitled, It’s Pride Month, here’s what you need to know,

Volunteer Voices with Cathy Becker

In early 2019 I took my second retirement: 30 years of teaching and over 20 years at Camp Wise. I have always been a reader and a student of history, and I was looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity. Combining

Watch the Recording: “Rise Up! An Interfaith Discussion with Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr. & Rabbi Jonathan Cohen”

  It is in our nature to be curious and ask questions. Following the death of George Floyd and subsequent protests across the nation, we proudly stated our commitment to standing in solidarity with the black community. But recognized we

What Does it Mean to be an Upstander Right Now?

By Dahlia Fisher – June 3, 2020 As a museum of diversity and inclusion, we proudly stand with the black community and people of all races, religions, and backgrounds who are enraged by the recent events taking place in our

4 Ways to Celebrate the Jewish Holiday Shavuot

By Dahlia Fisher – May 28, 2020 This evening at sundown Jews all over the world will celebrate a holiday called Shavuot also known as “feast of weeks” which commemorates the revelation of the Torah on Mt. Sinai to the

Volunteer Voices with Stacey Berebitsky

My name is Stacey Berebitsky and I became a volunteer at the Maltz Museum the summer of 2016. I was invited to go with friends to see Operation Finale: The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann. I have always been

Volunteer Voices with Tim Bowens

A respected educator with over 40 years working in the classroom, Tim Bowens became a Maltz Museum docent in 2014. In those six years, he’s interacted with thousands of visitors. We asked him to reflect on a few of his

3 JEWISH AMERICAN IMMIGRANT STORIES EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

By Dahlia Fisher, Courtney Krieger, and Lindsay Miller – May 12, 2020 In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, we are celebrating the stories of three Jewish American activists everyone should know. If you’ve been to the Maltz Museum of

MAY IS JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH!

By Dahlia Fisher & Courtney Krieger – May 5, 2020 By Presidential Proclamation, May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), recognizing the 350+ year history of Jewish contributions to American culture. The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage is proud to

5 Websites We Love that Celebrate Israel

By Dahlia Fisher — April 28, 2020 This week is Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israeli Independence Day, when fans are usually applying blue and white face paint, waving flags in the air, and chowing down on falafel at a packed concert featuring