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The Museum’s online press room contains the latest news, press releases, and information about exhibitions, educational initiatives, and programs.

The mission of the Museum is to educate people of all ages and backgrounds about the broad tapestry of Jewish life in the 20th and 21st centuries—before, during, and after the Holocaust.

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February 2017

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2-February-2017
The Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism Launches National Conversation with Inaugural Program Series - Presented by the Museum of Jewish Heritage and internationally renowned authority on anti-Semitism Abraham H. Foxman

26-January-2017

Auschwitz Jewish Center and Google Arts & Culture Announce New Online Exhibition on Jewish Life in the Town Next to Auschwitz Before WWII - Oshpitzin: The Town Known as Auschwitz to be unveiled January 27 to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day

17-January-2017

My Name Is… The Lost Children of Kloster Indersdorf - Exhibition about children displaced by the Holocaust and WWII searching for family

10-January-2017

The Museum of Jewish Heritage & National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Organize Community Reading of NIGHT, Elie Wiesel’s Seminal Account of the Holocaust

12-December-2016

Museum of Jewish Heritage Launches International Fellowship Program for Scholars, Museum Curators, Artists and Holocaust Educators - Made in honor of beloved survivor and educator Bronia Brandman, this grant will support the Museum’s renewed focus on scholarship


6-December-2016

Holocaust Organizations, Scholars and Educators Sound Alarm in Surge of Hate Crimes - Issue Call to Action to Lawmakers and Citizens

31-October-2016

MJH Honors Larry Silverstein and Family_Over 3.2 Million Raised

14-March-2016

New Center for Study of Anti-Semitism - Headed by Abraham H. Foxman

25-July-2016

The Museum of Jewish Heritage Names Michael S. Glickman As Its New President

20-April-2016

A Week of Holocaust Remembrance Day / Yom HaShoah Events at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

14-April-2016

May Through August Public Programming Schedule Announced at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

13-April-2016
Dress Designs Bring a Holocaust Story to Life
STITCHING HISTORY FROM THE HOLOCAUST
at the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

8-February-2016
STORY OF LEO FRANK’S LANDMARK TRIAL AND LYNCHING TOLD IN FASCINATING EXHIBITION
Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited
at the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

       

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TOP LEFT: Hedy and Paul Strnad, Prague, 1939. Image courtesy of the Jewish Museum Milwaukee
TOP RIGHT: Portrait of Leo Frank. Illustration by Trevor Messersmith
 
 

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