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The Gotthelf Art Gallery is part of the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture and is devoted to expanding and enriching cultural life in San Diego by presenting the finest in Jewish artistic expressions, encouraging the preservation of Jewish culture and heritage, and nurturing new creativity in the arts.

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Housed at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Jacobs Family Campus, this 1,000 square foot space offers the opportunity for the community at large to explore the richness and diversity of Jewish culture through exhibits that feature contemporary artists and a wide variety of visual media.

 

The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education is committed to interpreting the Oregon Jewish experience, exploring the lessons of the Holocaust and fostering intercultural conversations. In the summer of 2016 OJMCHE finalized the purchase of a beautiful new facility at 724 NW Davis Street, in the heart of Portland's cultural district.

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When OJMCHE opens in June 2017 along with changing exhibitions of national and international stature, the museum will have permanent exhibitions including the Oregon Jewish experience, discrimination in Oregon, and the history of the Holocaust through the lens of local survivors.

 

The Washington State Jewish Historical Society promotea interest in and knowledge of the life, history, and culture of the Jewish people and communities of the State of Washington. The Society is dedicated to discovering, preserving, and disseminating this history through publications, exhibits, displays, speakers, and tours. The Washington State Jewish Historical Society promotea interest in and knowledge of the life, history, and culture of the Jewish people and communities of the State of Washington. The Society is dedicated to discovering, preserving, and disseminating this history through publications, exhibits, displays, speakers, and tours.

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The organization’s archives document the fascinating history of Jews and Jewish communities in Washington State, beginning with the first settlers in 1853. A new project, Passport to Washington, is capturing a variety of journey stories — from voyages of ancestors fleeing persecution or seeking opportunity to modern moves to the Northwest for jobs and love — and everything in between.

 

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is dedicated to the collecting and sharing of community memories of Jewish life in British Columbia. The ever-growing collection includes documents, photos, and oral histories that recount the history of our community. Through innovative traveling and online exhibits and other programming, the JMABC builds bridges with the diverse communities of BC and heightens awareness of the rich 150 year history of Jews in BC.

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The organization collects and cares for documents, photographs, artifacts and oral histories chronicling all facets of its community’s history. Archives are housed in dedicated facilities and comprise over 300 linear metres of textual records, 300,000 photographs and 750 oral history interviews.