National Museum of American Jewish History

Established in 1976, and situated on Philadelphia's Independence Mall, the National Museum of  American Jewish History is the only Museum in the nation dedicated exclusively to exploring and interpreting the American Jewish experience.

The NMAJH was originally founded by

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Chef Fuses Ancient And Modern Cultures Through Food

By Lauren Monsen Like any chef worth his salt, Todd Gray believes that a good meal is a little slice of heaven. And that’s what he aims to provide at a restaurant called Manna, at Washington’s new Museum of the Bible. The word “manna” — which means divine or spiritual food — (more...)

Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl LII Championship Celebration

The City of Philadelphia is proud to honor the 2018 Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles with a parade this Thursday, February 8, starting at 11am, along a route that will stretch from the Lincoln Financial Field stadium complex to the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum.

The parade

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Americans Adopt Day of the Dead Traditions

By Lauren Monsen One of Mexico’s most popular annual celebrations — known as Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead — is gaining a steady presence in many parts of the United States, thanks largely to the country’s Hispanic population. The Day of the Dead calls for families to honor (more...)

“Sex Trafficking”

Millions of vulnerable girls worldwide are being ensnared by human traffickers into the insidious world of sex slavery and exploited relentlessly to generate profits of a hundred billion dollars a year. That is more than the annual profits of Google, Microsoft, Nike and Starbucks combined.
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Football: A Fall Tradition in A Schools Across America

By ShareAmerica It’s Friday night in the United States, and all across the country a fall ritual is unfolding. Cheerleaders ready their pompoms. Marching band members warm up their musical instruments. Teenage boys gather in field houses to pull on protective gear, cinch up their cleats and get ready to charge (more...)

Why Americans Go Crazy Over the Super Bowl

By ShareAmerica More than 100 million people across America are expected to watch the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons vie for the coveted Super Bowl football championship on February 5. American football is the most (more...)

Magnus Carlsen Has Retained The World Chess Championship

Norway’s Magnus Carlsen won the World Chess Championship for the third time, seeing off Sergey Karjakin, a Russian grandmaster.  Carlsen, the world’s top-ranked player, has been world champion since 2013. He became a grandmaster at the age of 13 and turns 26 on Wednesday. Karjakin qualified as a challenger by winning (more...)

Isaac Babel’s ‘Odessa Tales’

Isaac Babel is not a household name in the United States. Despite the fact that the Russian playwright, journalist and author has been dead for more than 75 years, he remains a figure filmmaker David Novack believes is as relevant today as he was in the 1920s. "This is a writer (more...)

The Ukrainian-Russian Crisis As Seen By Vitaly Mansky

" In “Close Relations,” subtitled “The Ukraine crisis, my family and I,” prominent documentary director Vitaly Mansky uses the prism of his own extended family to explore contemporary divisions in Ukrainian society over the Ukraine-Russia conflict and to question (more...)

Despite Protests, Political Woes, Mishaps, Brazil Celebrates Olympic Opening

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Some 3 billion people were expected to watch the ceremony
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Hieronymus Bosch, Touched by the Devil

Hieronymus Bosch, Touched by the Devil is a new documentary, presented by Film Forum and had a premiere in US. This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Dutch master Hieronymus Bosch. Whether you’re aware of it or not, his wildly bizarre imaginings of hell are permanently etched upon your psyche. Director (more...)

The First Annual Philly Seersucker Vintage Bike Ride

Never mind the DNC, the Summer of 2016 will be marked with a fabulous historical event, the first Philly Seersucker Vintage Bike Ride & Social.

On June 25th, 2016 participants attired in cotton, linen and seersucker clothing that harkens back to the era of Prohibition and Gatsby will meet at a (more...)

Hair O’ The Dog Unleashes Its Legendary Black-Tie To Support THON

“Get Your Bow-Tie and Hottest Dress Ready for the Best Event in Philly” For 22 years, Hair O’ The Dog has reigned as Philadelphia’s most glamorous bash, continuing to set new precedents with headlining bands, top DJ’s, and live performances to create an unforgettable night! This year’s black tie affair, Deuces are Wild, presented by Sugar (more...)

‘Son of Saul’ is Unlike Any Other Holocaust Thriller You’ve Seen Before

" Good movies summon up worlds. “Son of Saul,” a great movie and a debut feature by László Nemes, summons up a world we may think we know from a visual perspective we’ve never encountered—the willed tunnel vision of a Jewish worker in a Nazi death camp", - The Wall (more...)

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