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Aug 5th – Aug 07

Summer Teachers Institute 2019 – SOLD OUT

Women in the Holocaust


Monday, August 5 – Wednesday, August 7, 2019


Registration: $25

This program is SOLD OUT. To have your name added to the waitlist please contact Ilene Dackman-Alon at 443-873-5178 or idackmanalon@jewishmuseummd.org. Individuals on the waitlist will be notified by Thursday, August 1st, 2019 if a spot has become available for them to attend. 



Monday, August 5th: Jewish Museum of Maryland

(Breakfast and lunch included)


Tuesday, August 6th: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

(Bus included)


Wednesday, August 7th: American Visionary Art Museum

(Breakfast and lunch included)


Participants are eligible to receive MSDE and AU credit for this 3-day workshop.


For more information, contact Ilene Dackman-Alon at 443-873-5178 /STI@jewishmuseummd.org


This program is made possible, in part, through the generous support of Judy & Jerry Macks, the Joan G. & Joseph Klein, Jr. Foundation, and the support of the following organizations:


Aug 11th

Anne Frank House Virtual Tour

Sunday, August 11, 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.

Aug 25th

Dressing for God

Expanding the Sacred Wardrobe


Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 1pm


Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Ochs, University of Virginia


Get Tickets Now (JMM Members – Reserve Your Seats)



Jewish women now have increased options for expressing and experiencing holiness by donning items that serve spiritual purposes. These include wearing diverse headcoverings, tallitot and tefillin. This talk explores the history and implications of these changes innovated by Jewish women.


This program is presented in relation to the Fashion Statement exhibit, on view April 7 – September  15,2019. Tickets to public programs include admission to the Museum.

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