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At Our Museums

Three alphabetical lists preview current, upcoming and ongoing exhibitions presented by our member institutions across North America.  Click the links for pictures and additional information.

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thru 09/17/2017

BEN URI | THE LONDON JEWISH MUSEUM OF ART London,

Art Out of the Bloodlands: A Century of Polish Artists in Britain

Ben Uri is delighted to announce the second exhibition in its series on refugee and migrant artists, highlighting the Polish contribution in Britain over the last century. This focus is particularly apt as the community approaches its millionth citizen, the largest migrant group in Britain, and as Poland celebrates its centenary in 2018 as an independent nation state. The exhibition brings together a century of artworks and archival material by both celebrated and lesser-known Polish-born artists selected from the Ben Uri Collection and from Polish institutions, galleries and private collections. Paintings, posters, prints, drawings, cartoons, book illustrations, film and sculpture explore issues of identity and migration, whilst intersecting with formal art historical developments, ranging from expressionism to Pop Art.

 

 

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thru 12/18/2017

BREMAN JEWISH HERITAGE MUSEUM, THE WILLIAM Atlanta, GA

The Legacy of the Hebrew Orphans’ Home

The Jewish Educational Loan Fund (JELF) has a long and storied history that reflects the dynamic role of Jewish giving and a commitment to higher education in the South. As the Jewish Georgian reported, "No one knew in 1876, least of all the founders, the multi-generational significance of their philanthropy."

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thru 09/03/2017

CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM, THE San Francisco, CA

Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs

The CJM is pleased to present the only appearance of Roz Chast's Cartoon Memoirs retrospective exhibition outside of New York and Massachusetts. Chast is one of the most celebrated and beloved cartoonists working in the United States today; she has been publishing with The New Yorker since 1978. Her 2014 graphic memoir Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? deals with the difficult subject of caring for aging parents.

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thru 10/22/2017

CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM, THE San Francisco, CA

Archie Rand: The 613

The 613 is a major painting project by Archie Rand presented at The CJM for its debut outside New York City. In traditional Jewish texts 613 rules for ethical and religious behavior are asked of all Jews. Rand's exhibition includes one painting for each one of the 613; they are acrylic on canvas paintings (20 x 16 in.) arranged in a huge grid comprising 1700 square feet.

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thru 06/24/2018

CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM, THE San Francisco, CA

Kutiman: offgrid offline

The Contemporary Jewish Museum's soaring Yud Gallery will be home for the next year to "offgrid," a 38-minute-long, Internet-sourced audio visual surround sound meditation on the psychedelic jazz of the 1950s and 60s by one of Israel's most celebrated artists. Kutiman (born Ofir Kutiel in Jerusalem in 1982) is a master of YouTube mashups, subtly and intricately knitting together snippets of everything from instructional music videos to amateur drum solos that others have uploaded. Many of the videos in his "Thru You" series have received millions of views and have earned him a devoted following and even a spot on Time magazine's "Fifty Best Inventions of 2009" list.

"offgrid" was developed for the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and shown there in 2016. The immersive work, coming to the United States for the first time in this showing at The CJM, is comprised of twelve monitors equally spaced around the gallery on which various solo instrument players appear and disappear in thousands of combinations from 96 unrelated YouTube clips. The exhibition also includes a separate monitor outside of the main gallery that will show a compilation of Kutiman's "Thru You" videos.

 

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thru 07/08/2018

CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM, THE San Francisco, CA

In That Case: Havruta In Contemporary Art—Allison Smith and Christina Zetterlund

The current installation features the work of artist Allison Smith in collaboration with Christina Zetterlund,
Smith has created a number of projects that consider traditional craft and historical reenactments in the context of the United States. Smith first met Zetterlund, a craft and design historian and theoretician based at the Konstfack in Sweden, during her recent residency in Stockholm. They discovered a shared interest in the politics of handcraft and its use in both progressive and conservative social movements. Through a series of emails, shared texts, Skype sessions, and in-person visits in Stockholm and San Francisco, their exchanges have explored the role of traditional craft in constructions of nationalism and processes of colonization, and have specifically delved into the writings and teachings of the Jewish Swedish educator, Otto Salomon (1849-1907; born in Gothenburg, Sweden), whose work focused on the concept of sljöd (pronounced sloyd), a term which can be defined as "craft" or manual "skill." The new work created for this exhibition, titled Models for a System, will be presented in an installation that plays with the conventions of period rooms and living history museums.

 

 

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thru 03/31/2018

GALICIA JEWISH MUSEUM Kraków,

The Girl from the Diary: In Search of Rywka Lipszyc

In 1945 a Soviet doctor found a school notebook in the liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau Camp. It was a diary written by the teenaged Rywka Lipszyc in the Łódź Ghetto between October 1943 and April 1944 - the testament of a Jewish girl who lost her siblings and parents, but never lost hope despite moments of doubt.

This moving memoir of life and adolescence in the Ghetto, is the starting point for this exhibition, which features excerpts from the diary; expert commentary from historians, doctors, psychologists and rabbis; and historical artifacts and documents from museums in Poland, the USA, Israel, Germany and Belgium. The beads, thimbles, and toys are a moving testament documenting the personal dimensions of the Holocaust, which are so easily overlooked when teaching the Holocaust.

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thru 08/27/2017

JEWISH MUSEUM MILWAUKEE Milwaukee, WI

Moments & Markers: An Adolph Rosenblatt Retrospective

Celebrate the creative contributions, imaginative mind and indelible legacy of the beloved artist, teacher, Milwaukee community member and consummate observer, Adolph Rosenblatt. From paintings and drawings, to bronze cast works, ceramic figures, sculptural tableaus and large-scale installations, Adolph's pieces offer a unique window into both historic and contemporary life. The layers of visual depth which comprise his work reveal the expressive spontaneity of his philosophy and process.

Moments & Markers, a retrospective exhibit, explores the people, places and unscripted occurrences that make Milwaukee exceptional, as well as the headlines and global events Adolph captured for perpetuity through his unique vision and lens.

 

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thru 11/30/2017

JEWISH MUSEUM OF FLORIDA-FIU Miami Beach, FL

Hot Couture! Florida Jews in the Fashion Industry

Floridian Jews have been involved in all aspects of the fashion industry, designing, manufacturing and dressing and influencing the local and international scene in all types of clothing from beachwear to ball gowns. From the now- 95 year-old Sylvia Whyte designer, whose children’s clothing brought the likes of Debbie Reynolds, Frank Sinatra and Zsa Zsa Gabor flocking to her Miami Beach store in the 1950s, to an 11 year-old entrepreneur now embarking on her first clothing line incorporating her grandfather’s artwork into her designs, Floridian Jews have created a large footprint on this industry. With iconic brands like Perry Ellis and Chico’s, climate-influenced guayaberas, golf shirts and Florida furriers, to funky wearable art and bikinis and belts made out of local snakeskins, this exhibit will surprise and inspire you!

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thru 10/01/2017

JEWISH MUSEUM OF FLORIDA-FIU Miami Beach, FL

Evil: A Matter of Intent

Evil is not a cosmic accident. It does not just happen. Natural disasters happen. Disease, drought, accidents and epidemics happen. Evil is not a concept, rather it is a deliberate action or inaction. It is defined as a selfish act or behavior with the intent to benefit one's self or one's interests, irrespective of harm to others and without responsibility or remorse. The human capacity for evil, from biblical antiquity to present day is constant. The artists included in this exhibition address with clarity and passion the many faces of inhumanity, using an international visual language to challenge the concepts of heroes and villains. Reflecting diverse backgrounds, nationalities, faiths and mediums, the artists in this exhibition engage us in their search for understanding. Their art is a forum for remembering, expressing outrage and exerting a call to action. As they depict acts of evil intent on their consequences, these artists challenge us to reflect on our own responsibility today. An original exhibit on loan from Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York

 

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thru 11/05/2017

JEWISH MUSEUM OF FLORIDA-FIU Miami Beach, FL

Irene Williams: Queen of Lincoln Road

One morning in 1995, Irene Williams (seen here in Annie Liebovitz's 2000 photo) was spotted by Eric Smith, a New York City designer, entrepreneur and founder of E.G. Smith Socks, and they began a friendship that lasted until she passed away in 2004. Eric documented Irene's colorful life on film and produced an award-winning documentary titled Irene Williams: Queen of Lincoln Road. Upon her death, she left her colorful collection of hats, photos and letters to Eric, many of which are included in this exhibit. Also on view are a series of similarly splashy hats on loan from the personal collections of community leader Isabel Bernfeld Anderson, and preservationist/tourism guru George Neary.

 

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thru 10/22/2017

JEWISH MUSEUM, THE New York, NY

Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Vivian Suter

Warburg lobby installation: the Argentinian-born artist's first United States exhibition.

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thru 09/24/2017

JEWISH MUSEUM, THE New York, NY

Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry

This important survey examines the work of the modernist painter, designer, and poet Florine Stettheimer, an icon of Jazz Age New York. Featuring over 50 paintings and drawings, the exhibition will offer a timely reconsideration of this important American artist, revealing Stettheimer's singular and often satiric vision and significant role in American modern art. Image: Self-Portrait with Palette (Painter and Faun).

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thru 08/20/2017

KOFFLER CENTRE OF THE ARTS Toronto, ONT

Mary Anne Barkhouse: Le Rêve aux Loups

In her first solo exhibition in Toronto, Mary Anne Barkhouse invokes the animal inhabitants of the land in artworks that reveal the transitory nature of empire, highlighting both the triumphs and betrayals that delineate history north of the 49th parallel. Comprising a series of new and recent sculptures and drawings, Le Rêve aux Loups reflects on our skewed experience of nature as a resource for human needs, rather than an ecosystem with its own intrinsic value. At Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street

 

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thru 08/30/2017

LOS ANGELES MUSEUM OF THE HOLOCAUST Los Angeles, CA

Art of Elisabeth Mann | Five Sketches Sweden, 1945

Elisabeth Mann, born Erszebet Mohr in Hungary in 1925, was imprisoned in the Kecskemét ghetto in Hungary. She was later deported to Auschwitz, transferred to the Bergen Belsen concentration camp, and transferred again to the Braunschweig labor camp for women. In May 1945, Elisabeth and a group of other female prisoners from the camp were released to Denmark. In the fall, she was admitted as a refugee to Sweden. Formally free, she remained a captive of her daunting memories. She coped with her past by sketching scenes reflecting her wartime experience. From 1945 to 1949, Elisabeth created a series of sketches depicting life in the Auschwitz and Braunschweig labor camps. She also sketched Swedish landscapes.

 

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thru 08/30/2017

LOS ANGELES MUSEUM OF THE HOLOCAUST Los Angeles, CA

Names Instead of Numbers: Victims of Dachau Concentration Camp

This is an international traveling exhibition from Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site's Remembrance Book Project: a collection of biographies of camp victims that gives voice to the over 200,000 prisoners who were deported to Dachau between 1933 and 1945. Here, the Names Instead of Numbers exhibit is supplemented with artifacts, letters, photographs, and personal testimonies from LAMOTH's collection and curated to depict the different groups of people targeted by the Nazis for dehumanization, slave labor, torture, and death, as well as well as accounts from liberating soldiers. Each artifact and testimony included in this exhibition serves as a moving testament to this important history.

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thru 08/31/2017

MAYYIM HAYYIM LIVING WATERS: COMMUNITY MIKVEH AND ART GALLERY Newton, MA

Frozen Landscapes

Lisa Goren and Ellen Alt are artists/witnesses to the unfolding calamity of Earth's melting planetary ice. With watercolor and mixed media, they document the beauty and majesty of glaciers and other frozen landscapes, inspiring awe, awareness, and action.

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thru 11/30/2017

MILLER MUSEUM OF JEWISH ART, SHERWIN Tulsa, OK

All Are Welcome | Jewish Art Through the Eyes of Refugees

This exhibit exemplifies the Museum's mission by showcasing the diverse collection of Jewish artists who defied all odds and were able to share their voices through art. From Moses to Chagall and from Fried to Knigin, the Museum's collection is full of refugee imagery and artists.

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thru 09/17/2017

MILLER MUSEUM OF JEWISH ART, SHERWIN Tulsa, OK

American Guild of Judaic Art - Group Exhibition

The American Guild of Judaic Art is an international organization for those with interests in the Judaic arts and dedicated to the promotion of Jewish art and culture in society. Their mission is to celebrate the rich diversity and sacred beauty of Judaic Art around world, and establish a community for those who are inspired to fulfill the commandment of Hiddur Mitzvah by creating, collecting and exhibiting Jewish Art. See 80 original pieces from AGJA members around the country in one location for the first time. (Image: Joy Stember, Kiddush Cup)

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thru 12/22/2017

MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE - A LIVING MEMORIAL TO THE HOLOCAUST New York, NY

Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolph Eichmann

The Nazi responsible for the murder of millions of innocent people may well have lived out his days in Argentina as "Ricardo Klement"-until fate, a Holocaust survivor, and Israel's foreign intelligence service intervened.

Explore recently declassified artifacts and immersive multimedia presentations that reveal the secret history behind the capture, extradition, and trial of one of the world's most notorious war criminals.

Operation Finale documents one of the great spy thrillers of the 20th century, examines the enormity of the crimes committed during the Nazi regime, and calls on us to consider the meaning of justice and accountability.

 

 

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thru 09/05/2017

MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE - SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER Los Angeles, CA

Winton's Trains

In 1939, Nicholas Winton learned about the imminent threat facing Jews in Czechoslovakia. The young British stockbroker organized a rescue operation that brought 669 children from Czechoslovakia to safety in Great Britain, just before the outbreak of World War II. The exhibition introduces the viewer to some of the children he saved as they gather with Winton in Prague on the 70th anniversary of their historic rescue and retrace part of that lifesaving journey.

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thru 09/15/2017

OREGON JEWISH MUSEUM AND HOLOCAUST EDUCATION CENTER Portland, OR

Ritual Unmoored: Works by Six Jewish Ceramists

Ritual Unmoored features six noted Oregon Jewish artists who fashion vessels, abstract or figurative sculptures, and wall pieces, to reimagine the ritual object, and other traditional forms. Sponsored by the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education and Portland State University's College of the Arts and curated by Willa Schneberg, the exhibition includes work by Patricia Berman, Linda Bourne, Betty Feves, Kenneth Pincus, Willa Schneberg, and Maria Simon. At PSU Broadway Gallery, Lincoln Hall, Ground Floor; 1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR

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thru 10/01/2017

OREGON JEWISH MUSEUM AND HOLOCAUST EDUCATION CENTER Portland, OR

Grisha Brushkin ALEFBET: The Alphabet of Memory

The inaugural exhibition in the museum's new home in Portland's Pearl District, was curated by Bruce Guenther. It features visually stunning large-scale tapestries alongside the artist's preparatory drawings and related gouache paintings, all united by themes that reference Kabbalistic and Talmudic teaching, Hebrew Bible narratives, and the folkloric traditions of Russia.

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thru 08/24/2017

SABES JCC - TYCHMAN SHAPIRO GALLERY Minneapolis, MN

Inside/Outside: Exploring Boundaries and Otherness

This expansive exhibit by the Jewish Artists' Laboratory features a wide array of content, context and media relating personally and globally, physically and geographically, culturally and politically. Local artists have spent the past eight months studying together and uncovering where these intersections are found. Through the lens of art and Judiasm, artists examined the question: Who's in and who's out? What's your bottom line? Who is considered the other? These philosophical questions, ripe for exploration at any season, provide rich content to reflect on global happenings around us, on our history and our current political landscape.

 

 

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thru 09/03/2017

SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER Los Angeles, CA

Paul Simon: Words and Music

Through his extraordinary storytelling and exploration of sound, Paul Simon has captured the mood of the nation and the world. Come celebrate his enduring legacy. On view will be instruments, records, sheet music, handwritten lyrics, photography, costumes, and stage maquettes, as well as listening stations and performance footage spanning Simon’s six-decade career. 

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thru 10/15/2017

SKIRBALL MUSEUM - HEBREW UNION COLLEGE, CINCINATTI Cincinnati, OH

Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American

This pop-up exhibition is a panel version of the large-scale exhibition organized by the National Museum of American Jewish History. The exhibition includes photos, labels, and interactives that explore the central role that our national pastime has played in the identity of Jews and other minority communities.

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thru 08/27/2017

SPERTUS INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP Chicago, IL

Ben Shahn: If Not Now, When?

Lithuanian-born American artist Ben Shahn (1898-1969) was a committed activist and humanist. Using social realism to protest political attitudes of the time, his work reveals a passionate search for social justice and an engagement with questions about his spiritual and ethnic identity. He explored polemic themes of modern urban life, organized labor, immigration, and injustice. This exhibit of works from the Spertus collection includes one of the last projects on which Shahn worked before his death: a series of 24 lithographs illustrating a passage from the German poet Rainer Maria Rilke's The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge (1910).

 

 

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CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM, THE San Francisco, CA

Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman

Warren Hellman (1934-2011) was an investment banker, philanthropist, musician, and music enthusiast who believed in the importance of community arts. He may now be best recognized for the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (HSB), which he founded in 2001. Held annually in Golden Gate Park, the free festival draws more than 700,000 people. The exhibition centers on film footage from HSB's archive of live performances-making hundreds of hours available to the general public for the first time. Also included: resonant personal objects like Hellman's Star-of-David rhinestone studded jacket and signed banjo. Hellman was a distinctly San Franciscan iconoclast and uniquely Jewish figure.

 

 

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CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM, THE San Francisco, CA

Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish Life: Live from The CJM!

Co-presented with Reboot, this interactive installation allows visitors to contribute their own Six-Word Memoir to a live stock ticker on view in the lobby of The CJM. Take a seat on our Arne Jacobsen swan sofa and use Twitter on your smart phone to instantly add your Six-Word Memoir to the live feed. The Reboot installation on Jewish life is based on SMITH Magazine's Six-Word Memoirs, a project inspired by Ernest Hemingway's legendary shortest of short stories, "For sale: baby shoes, never worn." This succinct form has become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination, or simply break the ice.

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CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM, THE San Francisco, CA

Lamp of the Covenant: Dave Lane

Sacramento-based artist Dave Lane's Lamp of the Covenant, a ninety-foot long, 12,000-pound installation, suspended overhead as visitors enter The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM). Lane's work is the first major commissioned installation to appear in The CJM's Koret Taube Grand Lobby. The artist's body of work mixes recycled and sculpted steel, old tools and Edison bulbs, globes and utensils in an astonishingly modern way. Chief Curator Renny Pritikin, who commissioned the installation for The CJM, says, "When I first saw Dave's work in 2006, I was blown away. I had never seen anything quite like it in my life." Lamp of the Covenant ties in themes celebrated in Lane's body of work, including the ideas of creation, how the lamp signifies the presence of the divine, and how light embodies the human relationship with the cosmos.

 

 

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CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM, THE San Francisco, CA

Pour Crever by Trimpin

In 1940, all Jewish residents of Efringen-Kirchen in Southern Germany were deported to France and then sent on to Auschwitz. German-American artist Trimpin's Pour Crever commemorates the seventy-fifth anniversary of these tragic events. In this installation of suspended water tanks, a computer-controlled mechanism developed by the artist releases sheets of water which spell out the names of the deported residents of his town; they fall through space and disappear forever into the pool below.

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CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM, THE San Francisco, CA

In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art - The Bureau of Suspended Objects

Based on the Talmudic principle of havruta-the study of religious texts by people in pairs-In That Case at The CJM repurposes the practice by pairing visual artists with established professionals in another field of their choosing. San Francisco-based artist Jenny Odell and stylist and window designer Philip Buscemi partner on The Bureau of Suspended Objects, an investigation into the ways we invest and divest values into and from material goods, and ultimately, into the powers of visual merchandising.

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DERFNER JUDAICA MUSEUM AT THE HEBREW HOME AT RIVERDALE Riverdale, NY

Tradition and Remembrance: Treasures of the Derfner Judaica Museum

The inaugural exhibition in the newly expanded Derfner Judaica Museum uses approximately 250 objects to explore the intersections of Jewish history and memory as they inform individual and communal identities. Among the featured objects: a silver filigree kiddush cup, ca. 1911; an early copper alloy Hanukkah lamp; from the famed Bezalel School; a set of 18th century Torah implements from Meerholz, Germany; and a velvet fish-scale embroidered matzah cover from turn-of-the-century Jerusalem.

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INSTITUTE OF SOUTHERN JEWISH LIFE Jackson, MS

Of Passover and Pilgrimage: The Natchez Jewish Experience

From the first Sephardic family that settled Natchez in the late 1700s to the height of Jewish trade and business in the 1800s and the construction of the second temple in 1905, the exhibit documents the history and everyday life of Natchez's Jewish families. Extensive use of historic Henry C. Norman and BIll Aron photographs make this exhibit a fascinating cultural study. Tours are conducted year-round by appointment. Please call the Museum at (601) 362-6357.

 

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JEWISH MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Vancouver, British Columbia

More Than Just Mrs.

Through oral history interviews, photographs, and archival sources, this online exhibition explores Jewish women's organization of British Columbia. It charts the history of Hadassah/CHW, Na'amat, and National Council of Jewish Women. These very dedicated volunteers made significant contributions to the city, the province, and the world. While Hadassah/CHW and Na'amat raised funds for healthcare and education projects in Israel, National Council assisted new immigrants, children, and the elderly her in BC. Through their work, these women pushed the boundaries of so-called "women's work", playing out the ambiguities that arose in the years after the Second World War in the form of Second Wave Feminism.

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JEWISH MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Vancouver, British Columbia

A Transcontinental Love.

Morris Soskin met Rose Hyams while visiting Montreal for a Zionist convention in 1921. Before he left for his return to Vancouver, the two were engaged. As they counted down the days and hours to their wedding six months later, they wrote 275 letters to one another, expressing their love and longing. Online exhibit.

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JEWISH MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Vancouver, British Columbia

Oakridge

In 1950, the Canadian Pacific Railroad released a vast tract of forest stretching from 41st Avenue and Granville Street to 57th Avenue and Main Street in Vancouver. The middle third, reaching from Oak Street to Cambie Street, was soon identified for development into a residential community anchored by a commercial hub. The construction of this new neighbourhood, Oakridge, coincided with a trend of improved financial security among many members of the Jewish community. The large lots and bungalow homes of Oakridge fit the aesthetic of the post-war middle class ideal that many young families - Jewish and not - aspired to. A suburb within the city limits, this safe, quiet area was an ideal place to raise a family.

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JEWISH MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Vancouver, British Columbia

Letters Home

In 1916, Joseph Seidelman enlisted in the Canadian Army. Just eighteen years old, Joseph felt compelled to contribute to the war effort in Europe. While training and fighting, Seidelman regularly sent letters to his family back home in Vancouver, particularly his sister Rachel. Eighty-seven of these letters were donated recently to the BC Jewish Community Archives and earlier this year a selection of them were incorporated into an online exhibit, Letters Home

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JEWISH MUSEUM OF FLORIDA-FIU Miami Beach, FL

Mosaic: Jewish Life in Florida 1763-Present

More than 500 photos and artifacts depict the Jewish experience in Florida since the 18th century, with thematic presentations on community development, discrimination, earning a living, identity, and immigration - the acculturation process to which people of all backgrounds can relate. Personal artifacts, films, photos, timeline and contemporary art attract a universal audience and provide an engaging, up-close museum experience.

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JEWISH MUSEUM OF MARYLAND Baltimore, MD

The Synagogue Speaks

The Synagogue Speaks is an original multi-media exhibition in the newly-restored Lloyd Street Synagogue. The Synagogue Speaks tells the story of the landmark synagogue and the three immigrant congregations--two Jewish and one Roman Catholic--that occupied it.

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JEWISH MUSEUM OF MARYLAND Baltimore, MD

Voices of Lombard Street | A Century of Change in East Baltimore

The area surrounding the Jewish Museum of Maryland was the center of immigrant Jewish life in Baltimore in the early 1900s, but today only a few remnants of its Jewish past survive. This exhibition chronicles a place of constant change, where people of different backgrounds lived, worked, created community-and came together in the renowned Jewish market known as Lombard Street.

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KEHILA KEDOSHA JANINA SYNAGOGUE AND MUSEUM New York, NY

Free Ioannina 1913: 100th Anniversary Exhibit

According to the oral tradition, the Roman emperor Titus, after capturing Jerusalem in September 70 CE, was transporting many Jews to Rome as slaves when his ship
was driven by a storm onto the Albanian coast. Instead of throwing his captives into the sea, he allowed them to disembark, and they eventually made their way to the area in which loannina later was established. This exhibit marks the century since Ioannina was incorporated into the Greek state.

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MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE - SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER Los Angeles, CA

Witness to Truth: A Tribute to Our Holocaust Survivors

To honor the Holocaust survivors who have volunteered their time over the past thirty years to share their painful WWII experiences at the Museum of Tolerance, the MOT engaged Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Marissa Roth to photograph each of these ambassadors of memory, hope and tolerance.

 

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MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE - SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER Los Angeles, CA

Para Todos Los Niños - Fighting Segregation in California

Many people know of desegregation as it happened in the American South, but this exhibition shares the story and struggles of Latino families in Southern California almost ten years before Brown v. Board of Education. Covering the history of segregation and discrimination in California that targeted all non-White citizens, in housing, jobs, and schools, the exhibit includes the dramatic story of Mendez v. Westminster and the broad, multi-racial grassroots efforts to end school segregation in rural Orange County and elsewhere.

 

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SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER Los Angeles, CA

Noah's Ark

Inspired by the ancient flood story, which has parallels in hundreds of cultures around the world, this multi-sensory indoor and outdoor attraction invites visitors to board a gigantic wooden ark and to play, climb, build, discover, problem-solve and collaborate alongside handcrafted, one-of-a-kind animals. An innovative, delight-filled destination for children and families of all backgrounds.

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SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER Los Angeles, CA

a smile, they said

See the stunning, site-specific mural a smile, they said, painted by Berlin-based artists Antje Schiffers and Thomas Sprenger. On view beginning April 4, 2013. 

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SKIRBALL MUSEUM - HEBREW UNION COLLEGE, CINCINATTI Cincinnati, OH

Ten Treasures of the B’nai B’rith Klutznick Collection

Since May of 2015, the staff of the Skirball Museum has been hard at work unpacking, condition reporting, cataloguing, and photographing nearly 1500 works of art from the B'nai B'rith Klutznick Collection, now a part of the Skirball's holdings. Ten treasures from the collection remain on view, giving visitors a sneak peek at the breadth of this remarkable collection as the Museum prepares for a permanent display. This group of treasures includes antique and modern Judaica as well as 20th century paintings.

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UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM Washington, DC

A Dangerous Lie: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

The exhibit explores the continuing impact of the most widely distributed antisemitic publication of modern times. Despite countless exposures as a fraud, the myth of a Jewish world conspiracy has retained power for Nazis and others who seek to spread hatred of Jews. Technology has now made the Protocols available via the Internet; it continues to be circulated by those promoting violence, and even genocide.

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