Citizenship Day at the JMM
Tuesday, November 4th, 11am – 2pm
Discover what it means to be a citizen on Election Day! Join us for interactive tours and hands-on activities that inspire a deeper understanding of citizenship.
* Meet Ida Rehr, a Ukrainian immigrant to Baltimore in the 20th century, through our Leo V. Berger Immigrant’s Trunk Living History Performance at 11 am
* Explore our newest exhibition The A-Mazing Mendes Cohen and discover the Cohen family’s public service contributions
* Make an American Flag and More!
On the Blog:
We’ve collected the questions our visitors have submitted to the question box at the end ofThe A-Mazing Mendes Cohen exhibit. We hope these answers satisfy your curiosity!
1) Mendes’ father was born in Germany, yet his family founded a Sephardic congregation in Baltimore. Was Mendes’ mother Sephardic? Is that the explanation, or is there another reason? ...continue reading for the answer to this and more!