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Welcome to The Jewish Museum of Maryland, America’s leading museum of regional Jewish history, culture and community, located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from the Inner Harbor. Here at the JMM, visitors can uncover the roots of Jewish history in our landmark historic sites – the Lloyd Street Synagogue, built in 1845, now the nation’s third oldest surviving synagogue and B’nai Israel Synagogue, built in 1876 and still home to a vibrant congregation. Our Museum Campus includes three exhibition galleries featuring fascinating and diverse exhibitions that explore in depth, the Jewish American experience. The Museum offers a wide range of programs and special events for children, adults, and families as well as a research library and family history center. We invite students of all ages to experience the rich vitality of Jewish culture and heritage on and off-site through our education programs.
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Sunday, February 14th at 1:00 pm
Speaker Susan Fisher Sullam
Sadie B. Feldman Family Lecture Series
The story of the Monuments Men is only part of a much larger story. In 2013, at the urging of a historian, Baltimore resident Susan Fisher Sullam uncovered hundreds of pages of top secret and classified files that had belonged to her late father detailing the final, harrowing months of World War II. As a member of General Eisenhower’s staff, Joel Fisher, who spent his early childhood in Baltimore, had kept the memos and papers detailing how Americans located and secured billions of dollars’ worth of gold, silver and currency plundered by the Nazis from the treasuries of occupied Europe. Her father never discussed it with her, but she was able to piece the story together, which was published in the Washington Post Magazine in June 2014.
Included with Museum admission The Jewish Kulturbund was a cultural association of Jewish musicians and performing artists who survived Nazi Germany. This multimedia presentation features stories based on filmed interviews with members of this unique group plus other contemporary artists living around the world. We will explore the story of their heroic stands for artistic freedom and response to unjust control and repression.