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Jul 21st

Immigration in Maryland Today

Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 1pm

Get Tickets Now (JMM Members – Reserve Your Seats) or Get Tickets and Reserve a Seat on the Bus



The national conversation around issues of immigration is noisy, impassioned, and complicated. Inspired by our current exhibit Stitching History From The Holocaust—the story of two individuals who lost their lives when they were unable to secure visas to escape Europe—we will explore lessons that could, and should, have been learned from our shared history. Join us for this very special panel discussion examining the local side of this national story with a team of experts who are working closely with Maryland’s newest arrivals.


The presentation will be followed by a facilitated discussion and light refreshments (dietary laws observed). In connection with this series a bus will be available from Baltimore Hebrew Congregation (BHC) to the Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM). The bus will depart BHC for the JMM at noon, then depart the JMM at 3:00pm following the program and reception. Bus reservations will close 48 hours before the programs start time (see link above).


This program is part of the Recovery & Renewal: The Immigration Experience series, presented in partnership with Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. The Recovery & Renewal series is made possible through the generosity of the Lois Rosenfield Caring Fund of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation.


This program is also presented in partnership with the Esperanza Center.



This program is presented in relation to theStitching History from the Holocaustexhibit, on view April 7 – August 4, 2019. Tickets to public programs include admission to the Museum.

Jul 28th

My Long Journey Home

Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 1pm


Speaker: Dr. Charles Heller, author of Prague: My Long Journey Home


Get Tickets Now (JMM Members – Reserve Your Seats)



Join author Charles Heller as he shares the riveting adventure and moving recollection of a loving family – his own – nearly destroyed by the Nazis. Born in Czechoslovakia to a Jewish father and Christian mother, raised Roman Catholic and hidden on a farm, ignorant of his own Jewish roots, Dr. Heller explores his personal journey to discover and embrace his heritage. From Communist-controlled Czechoslovakia to a new life in America, Dr. Heller’s story is a long journey of persecution, struggle, and survival.


Following this presentation, Dr. Heller will be signing copies of his book Prague: My Long Journey Home, available for purchase at Esther’s Place: the JMM Shop.


This program is presented in relation to the Stitching History from the Holocaust exhibit, on view April 7 – August 4, 2019. Tickets to public programs include admission to the Museum.

Aug 4th

Anne Frank House Virtual Tour

Sunday, August 4, 2019, 11am – 3pm


Please review all restrictions listed below before purchasing a ticket for this program.


Get Tickets Here. *This program includes an additional $3 charge added to the cost of Museum admission*



Join us for a very special virtual tour of the home of Anne Frank. Each tour lasts about 15 minutes and will give you an opportunity to explore the home of one of the most recognizable victims of Nazi persecution.


Oculus Headset Restrictions: 

> You must be 13 years or older in order to take the tour. Oculus does not allow the use of headsets for persons under the age of 13.

> Virtual reality is an immersive experience that can be intense. Frightening or anxiety provoking content can cause your body to react as if it were real.

> A comfortable virtual reality experience requires an unimpaired sense of motion and balance. You should not currently be in need of sleep; under the influence of alcohol or drugs; under emotional stress or anxiety; or suffer from headaches, migraines or earaches.

> Oculus does not recommend the use of their headsets if you are pregnant, elderly, have pre-existing binocular vision abnormalities or psychiatric disorders, or suffer from a heart condition or other serious medical conditions.

> You must remain seated at all times when using the headsets.

> Use at your own risk.


Spaces are limited and advance reservations are strongly encouraged.

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