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Press Room

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
Ilana Blumenthal, Communications Associate: 215.923.3811 x148
Please email mediarelations@nmajh.org to be added to our press list.



2014 Releases

 


December 12, 2014
INIMITABLE PERFORMER MARTHA GRAHAM CRACKER TO TAKE THE STAGE FOR NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY’S OPEN FOR INTERPRETATION ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM

October 29, 2014
‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE HANUKKAH AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY

October 1, 2014

Final Days of Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American!Groundbreaking Philadelphia Exhibition Closes on October 26 Before Embarking on National Tour

William Penn Foundation Board Awards $150,000 Grant to the National Museum of American Jewish History to fund OPEN for Interpretation
September 22, 2014

August 14, 2014
National Museum of American Jewish History Installs Commissioned Contemporary Mezuzah

August 14, 2014
The National Museum of American Jewish History Celebrates Philly's Own Taney Dragons With Free Admission Friday and Extends Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday Nights

June 17, 2014 
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY ELECTS FOUR NEW TRUSTEES TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

June 4, 2014
National Museum of American Jewish History to host Major League Baseball's most senior female executive, Kim Ng, for annual Dreamers and Doers Speaker Series

May 27, 2014
National Museum of American Jewish History celebrates groundbreaking exhibition and Father's Day with Chasing Dreams Mall Extravaganza

May 5, 2014
National Museum of American Jewsh History to hold inaugural New York City gala to honor Bud Selig and celebrate groundbreaking exhibition Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American

May 2, 2014
NMAJH Offers Pay What You Wish Wednesday Nights

April 7, 2014
National Museum of American Jewish History Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day Through Film and Discussion on Tragedy and Memory in America

April, 7 2014
National Museum of American Jewish History Presents Exciting Array of Family-Friendly Programming to Complement Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American

March 27, 2014
National Museum of American Jewish History Opens Pop Up Shop in Cherry Hill Mall

January 27, 2014 
National Museum of American Jewish History Explores America’s Favorite Pastime in Chasing Dreams Groundbreaking Exhibition Opens in Philadelphia March 13, 2014.

January 27, 2014
Major Publication to Accompany National Museum of American Jewish History’s Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American.

January 27, 2014
National Museum of American Jewish History Announces Diverse and Exciting Array of Programming to Complement Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American.

January 27, 2014
Fact Sheet: Public Collecting Project for Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American.

 


2013 Releases

January 24, 2014
National Museum of American Jewish History Explores America’s Favorite Pastime in Chasing Dreams Groundbreaking Exhibition Opens in Philadelphia March 13, 2014. 

December 20, 2013
Being _____ at Christmas
 
December 5, 2013
National Museum of American Jewish History collection's Menorah Used in White House Hanukkah Celebration

September 20, 2013
Early Filmmaker Siegmund Lubin Celebrated in Now Showing: “Pop” Lubin’s Silent Film Empire

August 23. 2013
Film, Music, and Art Highlighted in National Museum of American Jewish History's Fall Programming

July 1, 2013
NMAJH Kicks Off July Public Programs and Exhibitions by Celebrating July 4 with Family Activities and Washington's Letter on Religious Freedom

June 24, 2013
THE SNOWY DAY AND THE ART OF EZRA JACK KEATS

May 17, 2013
Shoe Designer Stuart Weitzman kicks off Dreamers and Doers Speaker Series at National Museum of American Jewish History

April 1, 2013
Museum Launches Nationwide Search for Baseball Lovers' Personal Memorabilia for Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Jews in America, Major Exhibition at the National Museum of American Jewish History

March 29, 2013
Poetry, Film, and Music Highlighted this April at the National Museum of American Jewish History

March 19, 2013
National Museum of American Jewish History Announces Joint Program with The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership and Rabbis Without Borders: Sacred Stories

March 4, 2013
NMAJH Partners with Ego Po and NCC to offer “HOUDINI, HOOCH, AND HISTORY” ticket package 

February 26, 2013
NMAJH March Public Programs

February 6, 2013
President's Day is Pay-What-You-Wish

January 23, 2013
Exhibits Paintings Created During the Great Depression

January 15, 2013
MLK Day Media Alert


2012

December 31, 2012
January and February Programming at the Museum

November 30, 2012
The National Museum of American Jewish History and Penn Libraries Join Forces in Philadelphia

November 27, 2012
Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow

October 16, 2012
The National Museum of American Jewish History Mourns the Loss of Senator Arlen Spencer

September 17, 2012
Fall 2012 Program Release

September 14, 2012
Museum Now Offers Foreign Language Guided Tours

May 10, 2012
To Bigotry No Sanction

May 1, 2012
Casual Conversations

April 12, 2012
Museum Announces New Tour Partners

April 4, 2012
Special Ways to Celebrate Passover

March 15, 2012
Succession Plan Announced by Museum

2011

October 20, 2011
November and December Public Programs

June 15, 2011
Museum to Host July 4 Activities

April 22, 2011
Admission Free to Teachers in May

January 20, 2011
Debbie Friedman Tribute to be held on January 29 at NMAJH

2010

November 12, 2010
Museum Holds Three-Day Grand Opening Celebration

November 12, 2010
Museum Exhibition is Family-Friendly

September 16, 2010
Midler and Seinfield to Headline Museum Opening Gala

July 22, 2010
Senate joins House in Passing Museum Resolution