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Press Releases

Welcome to the press room of the National Museum of American Jewish History. This page was created for members of the media, but we invite all visitors to read about the Museum's exhibitions and programs. 

Contact information:
Yael Eytan, Director of  Marketing and Communications: 215.923.5978
Jennifer Isakowitz, Public Relations and Digital Marketing Manager: 215.391.4666
Please email mediarelations@nmajh.org to be added to our press list.



2017 Releases

April 12, 2017
NMAJH HONORS DR. KATHY FIELDS IN THE ANNUAL "DREAMERS AND DOERS" SPEAKER SERIES ON MAY 1

April 3, 2017
ANNOUNCING SPECIAL FREE ADMISSION DAYS THROUGHOUT THE RUN OF "1917: HOW ONE YEAR CHANGED THE WORLD"

March 29, 2017
NMAJH HOSTS ITS FIFTH ANNUAL FREEDOM SEDER REVISITED ON APRIL 5

March 27, 2017
ADVANCE EXHIBITION SCHEDULE 2017-2018

March 24, 2017
NMAJH LAUNCHES FOREIGN-LANGUAGE VISITOR GUIDES

March 10, 2017
"1917: HOW ONE YEAR CHANGED THE WORLD" OPENS MARCH 17

March 3, 2017
SPRING 2017 PROGRAMS AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY

March 1, 2017
NMAJH ANNOUNCES FREE ADMISSION ON THURSDAY, MARCH 2 TO COINCIDE WITH STAND AGAINST HATE RALLY ON INDEPENDENCE MALL

February 27, 2017
FOLLOWING DESECRATION, NMAJH LAUNCHES INITIATIVE TO PRESERVE STORIES FROM MOUNT CARMEL CEMETERY

February 1, 2017
NMAJH ANNOUNCES SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR MICHIGAN STUDENTS MADE POSSIBLE BY EUGENE APPLEBAUM FAMILY FOUNDATION

January 24, 2017
NMAJH OFFERS FREE FEBRUARY ADMISSION

January 13, 2017
THE MUSEUM IS OPEN AND FREE ON MLK DAY

January 11, 2017
ANNOUNCING "1917: HOW ONE YEAR CHANGED THE WORLD," ON VIEW MARCH 17 - JULY 16, 2017

January 5, 2017
MARTHA GRAHAM CRACKER RETURNS TO THE MUSEUM WITH A ROCK & ROLL CABARET ON JANUARY 14

2016 Releases

December 28, 2016

NEW SIGNAGE UNDERSCORES VALUES ON WHICH THIS NATION WAS FOUNDED

December 20, 2016
BEING ___ AT CHRISTMAS PROVIDES CREATIVE CHOICE FOR FAMILY FUN ON DEC. 25

December 14, 2016
ONLY IN AMERICA GALA HONORING RON RUBIN ATTENDED BY MORE THAN 500 GUESTS ON TUESDAY, DEC. 13

December 7, 2016
WINTER 2016-2017 PROGRAMS AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY

November 11, 2016
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY EXPANDS YOUNG FRIENDS BOARD TO INCLUDE SEVEN NEW MEMBERS

November 9, 2016
RON RUBIN TO BE HONORED AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY'S ONLY IN AMERICA GALA

November 4, 2016
THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY IS OPEN FOR INTERPRETATION BY FILMMAKERS TIFFANY SHLAIN AND KEN GOLDBERG

November 1, 2016
THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY LAUNCHES A #GIVINGTUESDAY CAMPAIGN CELEBRATING STUDENT MUSICIANS

October 24, 2016
THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY ELECTS TWO NEW MEMBERS TO ITS BOARD OF TRUSTEES 


October 17, 2016
THE ARDMORE MUSIC HALL AND THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY TEAM UP TO CELEBRATE THE LEGACY OF BILL GRAHAM AND THE GRATEFUL DEAD IN AN AFTERNOON "SNEAK PEEK" SERIES

October 6, 2016
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY HONORS LARRY MAGID IN THE ANNUAL SPEAKER SERIES, DREAMERS AND DOERS

September 27, 2016
THE INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES AWARDS A $150,000 GRANT TO THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY

September 13, 2016
THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY PRESENTS BILL GRAHAM AND THE ROCK & ROLL REVOLUTION, ON VIEW SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 - JANUARY 16, 2017

August 30, 2016
FALL 2016 PROGRAMS AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY

August 17, 2016
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES AWARDS MAJOR GRANT IN SUPPORT OF THE EXHIBITION, 1917: GATEWAY TO THE 20th CENTURY

July 1, 2016
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY GEARS UP FOR THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION (DNC)


June 20, 2016
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY IS OPEN FOR INTERPRETATION BY VISUAL ARTIST AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZER JJ TIZIOU

June 16, 2016
GET OUT OF THE HEAT THIS SUMMER AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY WITH PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES

May 27, 2016
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY BRINGS BACK PAY WHAT YOU WISH WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

May 18, 2016
Mel Brooks Gives His 11th Finger to the National Museum of American Jewish History For One Year
 
May 18, 2016
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY TO CELEBRATE TRAILBLAZERS OF EDUCATIONAL PHILANTHROPY AT ONLY IN AMERICA GALA
 
May 13, 2016
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY’S EGG-SELLENT NEW INSTALLATION EXPLORES RURAL ROOTS Locally Grown: Jersey’s Jewish Farms on view through August 28

April 1, 2016
IT'S ALL ABOUT FREEDOM AND FAMILY THIS SPRING AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY
 
February 24, 2016 
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH CELEBRATES FIFTH ANNIVERSARY ON INDEPENDENCE MALL
Expansion of core exhibition, robust programming, and new temporary exhibition to mark anniversary year


January 28, 2016
National Museum of American Jewish History to Offer Free February at NMAJH

January 27, 2016
Winter Public Programs at the National Museum of American Jewish History

2015 Releases

November 23, 2015
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY EXPANDS YOUNG FRIENDS BOARD LEADERSHIP
Valeria Khmelnitsky, Irene Lax, and Steven Share elected to Board Alicia Broudy and Shana Golen elected to new positions


November 23, 2015
ACTRESS AND AUTHOR, AMANDA PEET TO KICK OFF HOLIDAY SEASON PROGRAMMING AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY

November 6, 2015
REVOLUTIONARY ROOTS EXPLORED THROUGH ANDREWS COLLECTION AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY

October 30, 2015
DR. RUTH NAMED DREAMER AND DOER FOR NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY’S ANNUAL SPEAKER SERIES Cultural icon to be interviewed live by WHYY’s Maiken Scott November 16 at 6pm
 
October 7, 2015
FALL PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY
  
August 27, 2015
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY AN IDEAL SITE
TO VISIT DURING WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES AND PAPAL VISIT

 
August 7, 2015
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY PRESENTS NEW EXHIBITION FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG-AT-HEART:
LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE AND FRIENDS: THE ART OF BERNARD WABER


August 5, 2015
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY EXPANDS BOARD LEADERSHIP: ALEC ELLISON, RICHARD ROTHSCHILD, DANIEL SHAPIRO, AND SHANIN SPECTER ELECTED TRUSTEES

July 7, 2015
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY MUSEUM STOREOFFERS BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED KETUBOT (MARRIAGE CONTRACTS)FOR LGBT AND INTERFAITH COUPLES

June 24, 2015
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY CELEBRATES
A HALF CENTURY OF LGBT CIVIL RIGHTS PROGRESS


May 7, 2015
 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY BRINGS BACK PAY WHAT YOU WISH WEDNESDAY NIGHTS

May 4, 2015
SUMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY

February 4, 2015
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY ONLY US VENUE FOR RICHARD AVEDON: FAMILY AFFAIRS Exhibition featuring more than 70 portraits by the famed photographer opens April 1

February 1, 2015
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY ANNOUNCES WEINBERG FAMILY FUND INTERNSHIPS


January 29, 2015
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN TO OFFER FREE FEBRUARY AT NMAJH Free admission offered throughout February in celebration of loan extension for historic George Washington letter promising religious freedom.

Pre-2015 Releases

To view our pre-2015 press releases, please click here.