The National Museum of the Jewish People will present the sweep of the Jewish heritage across the world, from antiquity to the present. Its dual purpose is to define what Jewish culture is and to consider how, throughout history, Jews and Judaism have affected and been affected by the array of cultures and civilizations with which Jews have been in contact or in which they have been embedded. The ongoing discussion of definition, contact, influence and counter-influence will be offered through a dynamic combination of diverse and fascinating objects; innovative and interactive technologies; and a range of cognate programs and resources that connect visual and material culture to the arts of music, dance, theatre, sports and literature as well as to the sciences, from mathematics and physics to medicine and psychiatry.


music memorabilia,

The Snyder family of Potomac, Maryland has offered to contribute… more

miniature hanukiyyot,

Julius Kaplan of Washington, DC has offered his much-exhibited collection of miniature… more

baron oscar ghez collection,

Dr. Claude Ghez of New York City has recently agreed to provide paintings… more

board member news,

The Museum is pleased that Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel and violinist Itzhak Perlman… more

We thank all who have contributed and who plan to contribute. We encourage others to consider a tax-deductible contribution to the National Museum of the Jewish People. With your help, we can move closer to our goal of making the museum a reality. more

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