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(Artworks by Jill Baker Gower, Nikolaj Christensen, and Kiwon Wang, all of whom have pieces in the Art Alliance's "Shop on the Square."  Photos provided)

Positively Philadelphia: More Unique Local Holiday Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for unique holiday gifts for someone special, take a peek at what our local museum gift shops have to offer.


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Jewish Museum Remembers Arlen Specter

You don’t have to look hard in the National Museum of American Jewish History to find stories eerily like Specter’s.


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Local Museums To Open Doors For Free Admission

You can see beautiful art for the right price September 29th, if you have the right ticket.


(National Museum of American Jewish History Curator Josh Perelman at the George Washington Exhibit, Photo Provided)

Positively Philadelphia: George Washington Exhibit At Jewish History Museum

The new exhibit highlights the importance of religous freedoms to the founding fathers.


Tal Shocat, Tapuach (Apple Tree), Courtesy of Andrea Meislin Gallery, N.Y.

Special Tree Exhibit At Jewish Museum Opens February 1st

The National Museum of American Jewish History will be hosting a temporary exhibit of an Israeli artist from February through April.


(Exhibits at the Museum of American Jewish History trace the civil rights movement, before and after Dr. Martin Luther King.   Credit: John Ostapkovich)

For MLK Day, Civil Rights History Spotlighted At Philadelphia’s Jewish History Museum

The museum, usually closed on Mondays, was bustling on Monday with a crowd taking advantage of free admission in honor of Martin Luther King Day.


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National Museum Of American Jewish History Open For Christmas

The National Museum of American Jewish History hosts its annual ‘Being Jewish at Christmas’ celebration.


(The top of the plaque reads, "Dedicated to the Jewish chaplains who have served our country in the United States Armed Forces.  May the memory of those who perished while in service be a blessing."  Photo credit: Mark Abrams)

Jewish Museum in Philadelphia Honors Fallen Jewish US Military Chaplains

The 14 chaplains served their country in World War II, in Cold War conflicts, and during the Vietnam era.


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Jewish Museum Celebrates First Anniversary

The National Museum of American Jewish History is approaching its first anniversary on November 12th, so how has the museum done this year?


Ruth Perelman (red dress) and her husband have donated millions of dollars to local institutions. (Credit: AFP/Getty)

Philadelphia Philanthropist Ruth Perelman Dies At Age 90

A well-known Philadelphia philanthropist died on Sunday.


Cantor Lori Sumberg leading the Women's Cantors Network inside the National Museum of American Jewish History. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Cantor Composes Piece Honoring Liberty Bell, Performed At Jewish Museum

Female cantors from around the country gathered in the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, to pay homage to the Liberty Bell, just a few feet away across Independence Mall. They played a piece for the first time, written by a soloist and composer among them.


Federation Early Learning circa 1914.

Early Childhood Educators Celebrate 100 Years Of Service

At a time when many public schools are having problems funding early childhood education, a local organization is celebrating 100 years of caring for children and strengthening families.


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Christmas Eve Festivities Held At American Jewish History Museum

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – If you’re not celebrating Christmas, there’s a lot to do at the National Museum of American Jewish History. The National Museum of American Jewish History held their annual being Jewish at Christmas […]


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Jewish History Museum Shows Off Three New Items

One is a sculpture by Louise Nevelson, whose granddaughter Maria says it’s more than what it appears to be: a sewing box.


National Museum Of American Jewish History Opened To Public

The National Museum of American Jewish History opened on Black Friday. The museum chronicles the successes and struggles of the Jewish family.