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Curator John Perelman with Hank Greenberg's jersey at the "Chasing Dreams" exhibit. PHOTO CREDIT: Mike DeNardo.

The National Museum Of American Jewish History’s New Exhibit Focuses On America’s Pastime

Curator Josh Perelman says “Chasing Dreams” presents 130 artifacts, dating from the mid-19th century to today.


Students from Tennessee visit the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia. (credit: Justin Udo)

School Students Travel From Tennessee To Philadelphia To Learn About Jewish Culture

Some area Jewish families played host this weekend to a group of school kids from Tennessee who came all the way to Philadelphia to learn about the Jewish life and history.


(Prof. Ernst Borinski, a Jewish refugee from Germany, teaching in the social science lab of Tougaloo College, ca. 1960.  Photo courtesy of Miss. Dept. of Archives and History)

American Jewish History Museum Explores ’30s Education Links Among Blacks, Jews

The exhibit opened on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s actual birthday, January 15th, to honor his legacy.


Positively Philadelphia: Awaiting The Jewish History Museum

by KYW’s Lauren Lipton Work is continuing on a new jewel in Philadelphia’s crown.  The new National Museum of American Jewish History will open in November at 5th and Market Streets, on Independence Mall.