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National Museum of American Jewish History

(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.

01/16/2012

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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.

12/25/2011

(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.

10/18/2011

National Museum Of American Jewish History

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?

10/10/2011

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.

07/31/2011

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.

06/15/2011

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.

06/06/2011

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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 […]

12/24/2010

(Photos by John Ostapkovich)

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.

12/22/2010

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.

11/26/2010

National Museum Of American Jewish History

Jewish History Museum Opens To The Public Friday

The National Museum of American Jewish History welcomes visitors to its new Independence Mall location.

11/25/2010

Biden Attends Museum Opening On Independence Mall

Philadelphia’s newest museum – the National Museum of American Jewish History – celebrates its grand opening this weekend. Vice President Joe Biden was on hand Sunday for an official dedication.

11/14/2010

(credit: Oren Liebermann)

Red Carpet Rolls Out For American Jewish Museum Opening

The red carpet stretched out from the doors of Philadelphia’s newest museum, ready to welcome the stars of the evening on opening night.

11/14/2010

National Museum Of American Jewish History

National Museum Of American Jewish History Preview

CBS 3 and the CW Philly are proud to be media sponsors of the National Museum of American Jewish History, and we got an exclusive tour inside.

11/09/2010

Security A Top Priority At New Jewish History Museum

Security will be a high priority when a Philadelphia Museum relocates this fall to a new building on Independence Mall. 

08/24/2010

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