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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

May 1, 2017

MAY IS JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH (JAHM)

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 PUBLIC PROGRAMS

November 11, 2016
NMAJH EXPANDS YOUNG FRIENDS BOARD TO INCLUDE SEVEN NEW MEMBERS

November 9, 2016
RON RUBIN TO BE HONORED AT NMAJH'S ONLY IN AMERICA GALA

November 4, 2016
NMAJH IS OPEN FOR INTERPRETATION BY FILMMAKERS TIFFANY SHLAIN AND KEN GOLDBERG

November 1, 2016
NMAJH LAUNCHES A #GIVINGTUESDAY CAMPAIGN CELEBRATING STUDENT MUSICIANS

October 24, 2016
NMAJH ELECTS TWO NEW MEMBERS TO ITS BOARD OF TRUSTEES 


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

October 6, 2016
NMAJH 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 NMAJH

September 13, 2016
NMAJH PRESENTS "BILL GRAHAM AND THE ROCK & ROLL REVOLUTION," ON VIEW SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 - JANUARY 16, 2017

August 30, 2016
FALL 2016 PUBLIC PROGRAMS

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
NMAJH GEARS UP FOR THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION (DNC)


June 20, 2016
NMAJH IS OPEN FOR INTERPRETATION BY VISUAL ARTIST AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZER JJ TIZIOU

June 16, 2016
SUMMER 2016 PUBLIC PROGRAMS

May 27, 2016
NMAJH BRINGS BACK PAY-WHAT-YOU-WISH WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

May 18, 2016
MEL BROOKS GIVES HIS 11TH FINGER TO NMAJH
 
May 18, 2016
NMAJH TO CELEBRATE TRAILBLAZERS OF EDUCATIONAL PHILANTHROPY AT ONLY IN AMERICA GALA
 
May 13, 2016
NMAJH’S EGG-SELLENT NEW INSTALLATION, "LOCALLY GROWN: JERSEY'S JEWISH FARMS" EXPLORES RURAL ROOTS

April 1, 2016
SPRING 2016 PUBLIC PROGRAMS
 
February 24, 2016 
NMAJH CELEBRATES FIFTH ANNIVERSARY ON INDEPENDENCE MALL WITH EXPANSION OF CORE EXHIBITION, ROBUST PROGRAMMING, AND NEW TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

January 28, 2016
NMAJH TO OFFER FREE FEBRUARY ADMISSION

January 27, 2016
WINTER 2016 PUBLIC PROGRAMS

2015 Releases

November 23, 2015
NMAJH EXPANDS YOUNG FRIENDS BOARD LEADERSHIP

November 23, 2015
ACTRESS AND AUTHOR, AMANDA PEET TO KICK OFF HOLIDAY SEASON PROGRAMMING AT NMAJH

November 6, 2015
REVOLUTIONARY ROOTS EXPLORED THROUGH ANDREWS COLLECTION AT NMAJH

October 30, 2015
DR. RUTH NAMED DREAMER AND DOER FOR NMAJH’S ANNUAL SPEAKER SERIES
 
October 7, 2015
FALL 2015 PUBLIC PROGRAMS
  
August 27, 2015
NMAJH AN IDEAL SITE TO VISIT DURING WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES AND PAPAL VISIT
 
August 7, 2015
NMAJH PRESENTS NEW EXHIBITION FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG-AT-HEART: "LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE AND FRIENDS: THE ART OF BERARD WABER"

August 5, 2015
NMAJH EXPANDS BOARD LEADERSHIP: ALEC ELLISON, RICHARD ROTHSCHILD, DANIEL SHAPIRO, AND SHANIN SPECTER ELECTED TRUSTEES

July 7, 2015
NMAJH MUSEUM STOER OFFERS BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED KETUBOT (MARRIAGE CONTRACTS) FOR LGBT AND INTERFAITH COUPLES

June 24, 2015
NMAJH CELEBRATES A HALF CENTURY OF LGBT CIVIL RIGHTS PROGRESS

May 7, 2015
NMAJH BRINGS BACK PAY-WHAT-YOU-WISH WEDNESDAY NIGHTS

May 4, 2015
SUMMER 2015 PUBLIC PROGRAMS

February 4, 2015
NMAJH IS ONLY US VENUE FOR "RICHARD AVEDON: FAMILY AFFAIRS" EXHIBITION

February 1, 2015
NMAJH ANNOUNCES WEINBERG FAMILY FUND INTERNSHIPS


January 29, 2015
NMAJH TO OFFER FREE FEBRUARY ADMISSION

Pre-2015 Releases

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