Even superheroes have to come-of-age…

Posted on June 17th, 2013 by

Yesterday, we witnessed Clark Kent celebrating his transformation into a super bar mitzvah—a son of the commandments.  Now it is your turn to witness the celebrations through a few photos from the event!

Tune in tomorrow for a full report on the festivities, through the eyes of our new Education and Programs Intern cracker jack reporter at the Daily Globe, Trillion  Breman!

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Guest MC Josh Fruhlinger treats us to a Superman Retrospective!

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Superman asked his guests to help light the candles on his Bar Mitzvah cake!

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Though he lit the first candle himself!

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How cute is this?

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Dancing the Hora!

abby krolik copyA blog post by Visitor Services Coordinator Abby Krolik.

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A Highlight from our Museum Shop!

Posted on June 13th, 2013 by

Lunchbox $10.99

Lunchbox $10.99

In honor of Clark Kent’s Bar Mitzvah Party AND Father’s Day THIS SUNDAY,

we thought: why not highlight a few SUPER gifts available at the shop!?

Superman Mug (2)

Mugs 9.95

Are you seeing MAN OF STEEL this weekend?

If you bring in your ticket stub on Sunday, you can get $2 admission!

Wonder Woman Shopper Tote (2)

Bag 5.98

Also, all fathers will get a special gift if they come and celebrate with us!

So grab your dad and head on over for a Super Sunday at the JMM!


estherEvery Thursday we’ll be highlighting one of the great items in our shop, managed by the lovely Esther Weiner. We hope you’ll come in and take a look! And remember, Museum members get a 10% discount! Interested in making a purchase or just have questions about our inventory? Give Esther a call 410-732-6402 x211 or drop her an email at eweiner@jewishmuseummd.org.

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Once Upon a Time…03.29.2013

Posted on June 11th, 2013 by

The Baltimore Jewish Times publishes unidentified photographs from the collection of Jewish Museum of Maryland each week. If you can identify anyone in these photos and more information about them, contact Jobi Zink, Senior Collections Manager and Registrar at 410.732.6400 x226 or jzink@jewishmuseummd.org.

Date run in Baltimore Jewish Times:  March 29, 20131994142062001

PastPerfect Accession #:  1994.142.062.001

Status:  Partially identified! Photo of the Mansbach family in Druid Hill Park, taken by Leo C. Hess, April 3, 1944. Left to right: 1. Irma Scheideman 2. Henry Scheideman 3. Unidentified 4. Hertha Mansbach 4. Bernard Mansbach

Special Thanks To:  Irene Russel, Joel Ginsberg

Fun Fact: This image was used on the cover of Mark Carp’s 2007 novel The Extraordinary Times of Ordinary People!

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