GENERATIONS: The Magazine of the Jewish Museum of Maryland

Posted on November 1, 2012 by

To order your own copy of Generations, contact Esther’s Place, the Museum Shop at 443-873-5163 or email Devan Southerland, Museum Shop Assistant at



Generations 2001

Table of Contents:
by Avi Y. Decter
New Light on an Old Landmark: Recent Discoveries at the Lloyd Street Synagogue by Barry Kessler
Strangers No More: Jewish Life in Maryland’s Small Towns by Karen Falk
From the Collections: Saul Bernstein, Baltimore Artist by Jobi Zink
Photo Gallery: Dressing the Part by Melissa Martens
Field Notes: Small Jewish Museum
Chronology: Baltimore’s Downtown Department Stores compiled by K. Meghan Gross

Generations 2000: Fortieth Anniversary Edition

Table of Contents:
by Avi Y. Decter
Isaac Hamburger and Sons: Memories of a Family and a Store by Albert Berney
The Jews of Western Maryland: Cumberland and Beyond by Leonard Schwab
Growing Up with Jacob Blaustein: Personal Memories by Barbara Blaustein Hirschhorn
Strange Journey: From Lithuania to Baltimore by Way of Aergentina by Dorothy Tucker Katzenstein
Young Voices on Yom Kippur: The Tzemach Tzedek Boy’s Choir by Howard E. Siegel
Paradise Lost: A Retrospective of Liberty Road’s Jewish Community by Steve Liebowitz
The “Frum” Community: Not All Black and White by Margie Pensak
Maryland’s Jewish Treasure House: The Jewish Museum and its Collections by Anita Kassof
Photo Gallery: The Jewish Museum of Maryland
Chronology: The Jewish Museum of Maryland by Barry Kessler

Cost: $6

Generations 1999

Table of Contents:
by Avi Y. Decter
A Rabbi’s Daughter Remembers by Clementine Lazaron Kaufman
Every Year a New Rabbi by Morton Ellin, M.D.
Baltimore’s Little Jerusalem by Barnett B. Berman, M.D.
The Saga of Samuel Shapiro & Company, Inc. by M. Sigmund Shapiro
Remembering “Pa” by Richard Lansburgh
Orthodoxy in East Baltimore: A Retrospect by Melvin J. Sykes
Cost: $6

For information on older issues of Generations, please contact Collections Manager Joanna Church at / 443-873-5176

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  1. Pamela Hoffman says:

    Please send me information about how to buy the following issues of Generations

    1999,2001,2005/06,2007/08,2009/10, 2011/12

    • Rachel says:

      Hi Pamela,

      To purchase issues of GENERATIONS, please contact Esther Weiner, our shop manager, at or call 410-732-6402 x211. Thanks for your interest and we look forward to getting you copies of GENERATIONS!

      Rachel Kassman

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