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Stimulating Spaces

The Morris & Sally Justein Heritage Museum (Toronto), Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, Mizel Museum (Denver) and National Museum of American Jewish History (Philadelphia) inspire visitors with artifacts, stories, technology, and new perspectives.

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News of Note

National confab examines challenges, opportunities for Jewish museums
Hosted by the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco and the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life in Berkeley, the 22nd annual conference capitalized on being held for the first time in the Bay Area, where technology, collaboration and experimentation are part of the region’s DNA.…
Bay Area to Host National Jewish Museum Confab
For the first time, the Council of American Jewish Museums will hold its annual conference in the Bay Area March 8-10. The host institutions are the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco and the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life in Berkeley.…
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02/26/2015 Bay Area to Host National Jewish Museum Confab
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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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CAJM's most recent national gathering, Open Source: Jewish Museums and Collaborative Culture, took place from March 8-10, 2015 in California's Bay Area.

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