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Visit the Gotthelf Art Gallery (San Diego Center for Jewish Culture), Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education (Portland), Washington State Jewish Historical Society (Seattle), or Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia (Vancouver).

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News of Note

Special Message From CAJM
The Council of American Jewish Museums stands with those who resist discrimination, religious intolerance, divisive language, unequal treatment of minorities, and restrictions that bar refugees.…
Anti-Semitic Incidents Reach Museums and Synagogues
The New York Times has initiated a This Week in Hate column drawing attention to hate crimes and harassment around the country since the presidential election. This edition mentions an incident at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center.…
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02/09/2017 Anti-Semitic Incidents Reach Museums and Synagogues
01/16/2017 The Oregon Jewish Museum Has A New Home And Big Dreams
12/28/2016 Dazzling, Old Lamps
12/18/2016 Lost diary of tortured Mexican ‘converso’ features in early-American Jewish exhibit
12/06/2016 Pictures At A Shul Exhibition
11/15/2016 MuseumNext opens highlighting the challenges ahead
10/01/2016 The Jewish Museum in a Town With Only One Jew In It
02/01/2016 The Problem with Jewish Museums
05/19/2015 B'nai B'rith Museum Trove Will Go Public in Cincinnati
03/12/2015 National confab examines challenges, opportunities for Jewish museums
02/26/2015 Bay Area to Host National Jewish Museum Confab
02/06/2015 New Role for a CAJM Colleague
06/03/2014 Suspect Held in Jewish Museum Killings
05/07/2014 Hush Lifted Over Awards for Nation's Libraries and Museums
04/21/2014 For Audiences as Varied as an Ark Full of Animals
01/07/2014 Benefactors Gives MFA a Solid Base in Judaica
01/06/2014 How Jewish Museums Are Expanding Into the Digital Universe
11/11/2013 Pressure Mounts to Return Nazi-Looted Art
09/11/2013 Foundation For Jewish Culture To Close Next Year
09/03/2013 Jewish Treasures to Return to Iraq
08/29/2013 Jewish museums are good for the Jews — and for everyone
07/22/2013 Alaska Opens its First Jewish Museum
05/22/2013 Mushrooming Museums
03/18/2013 The 2013 Council of American Jewish Museums Conference
09/03/2012 Israel's Holocaust Museums Evolve
06/28/2012 George Washington Letter Comes to NMAJH
06/11/2012 Jewish Museum of Florida Allies with University
04/12/2012 After a Seder on E Street, a Museum Beckons
04/03/2012 Israel Museum Showcased in Google Art Project
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