Maltz Museum Blog

Saying Thanks: Our Year in Review

Watch with sound on to hear this year’s winning Stop the Hate Youth Sing Out song. As the fiscal year closes, we reflect on what we’ve accomplished in 2020/21. None of it would have been possible without the generosity of

5 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth this Weekend

June 17, 2021 This weekend, people across the country and around the world are celebrating Juneteenth, a holiday honoring the emancipation of African Americans enslaved in the United States, marking the end of slavery, and recognizing the accomplishments and achievements

Announcing the Stop the Hate Youth Sing Out Songwriting Finalists

For over a decade Roots of American Music has been working with the Maltz Museum and our Stop the Hate program to deliver anti-bias education through the lens of arts enrichment through Youth Sing Out.  The 2021 Youth Sing Out Songwriting Contest is a classroom

Ohio passes SB 372, creating Holocaust & Genocide Memorial & Education Commission

December 10, 2020 Yesterday, State Senator Michael A. Rulli rose on the Senate floor to urge passage of SB 372, to create the Ohio Holocaust & Genocide Memorial & Education Commission. The bill passed unanimously, in a bipartisan 30-0 vote.

Give the Gift of Membership: $20 off New Annual Memberships!

New memberships are on sale now through December 31, 2020 Individual Memberships are only $35 (regularly $50) Household Memberships are only $55 (regularly $75) The 2021 Maltz Museum Season features two new special exhibitions never before seen in Cleveland. As

Remembering Kristallnacht: What Was It?

November 9, 2020 On November 9 & 10, we recall Kristallnacht which means “Night of Broken Glass”, a German pogrom against Jews that many historians recognize as the tipping point that started the Holocaust. But, not everyone knows how this

Saying Thanks: Our Year in Review

In Jewish tradition, this is a time of reflection. As we look back on the past year, we want to say thank you for your unwavering support of our mission to build bridges of inclusion between communities and share the

5 Ways to Prepare for Rosh Hashanah in 2020

By Dahlia Fisher – September 14, 2020 At the end of this week, on the evening of Friday, September 18, 2020, we will be welcoming in the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. But, as with many Jewish holidays in 2020,

It’s Our Chai Issue: 18 Ways we are celebrating life right now!

August 18, 2020 In Jewish culture, the number 18 has special meaning. My Jewish Learning explains, “Each Hebrew letter has a numerical equivalent,” and the word “Chai” is made of the two Hebrew letters chet and yud. “The sum of

Inside Our Museum: Bleeding for Civil Rights, Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld

July 30, 2020 With so many questions about how students will learn in the upcoming school year, we didn’t want to take any chances on how students could receive anti-bias education through object-based experiences. That’s why we are actively working