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On View

November 11, 2003 – December 31, 2006

Winner of the grand prize in the 2004 Excellence in Exhibitions competition of the American Association of Museums, Ours to Fight For invited visitors to explore the experiences of Jewish men and women who joined the American war effort. Through the voices of those who served, the exhibition conveyed what it was like to serve as an American and a Jew in this greatest of human conflicts.

Major funding for this exhibition was generously provided by Jack and Susan Rudin and Family in memory of Lewis Rudin; by Irving Schneider in memory of his friend, Lewis Rudin; and by Irving and June Paler in memory of June’s father, Duncan Robertson, who fought for justice in both World Wars. Additional support provided by Verizon Foundation and EveryoneSmile.com.