A Highlight from our Museum Shop!

Posted on June 20th, 2013 by

Tzedakah Box, $26.00

Camel Tzedakah Box, $26.00
How cute is this little guy?

Read a little about tzedakah over on wikipedia!

Lion Tzedakah Box, $26.00 And how about this little dude? How can you pass him up!

Lion Tzedakah Box, $26.00
And how about this little dude? How can you pass him up!

Check out some of the tzedakah boxes held in the JMM collections here!

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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Goodbye – But Not Forgotten!

Posted on January 7th, 2013 by

The movers are packing up the Chosen Food exhibit for its journey down to the Breman Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. But it’s not too late to take some Jewish food culture & history home to your very own kitchen! We’ve decided to bid a fond farewell to Chosen Food with a special SALE! That’s right – all but one of our cookbooks are now 35% off! Don’t wait too long, because this deal won’t last! From Kosher by Design to The Kosher Carnivore to Recipes to be Remembered, we’ve got a slew of tasty tomes just waiting for you.

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A Shopping Trip to the New York International Gift Fair, Sunday, August 8, 2011

Posted on August 24th, 2011 by

A blog post by Museum Shop Manager Esther Weiner.

When I tell my co-workers at the JMM and my friends and family that I will attend the New York Gift Fair on behalf of the Museum Shop at the JMM, I hear, “Oh, what fun, that must be so much fun!” I tell them that attending the gift show is work, very hard work. It’s the miles of walking the various levels of the Javits Center, visiting some of the over 10,000 vendors, some of whom I know, most I don’t, but I am always looking for new merchandise, and buying that very special and unusual piece for the Museum Shop. It’s the difficulty of deciding whether what I am choosing will also be the choice of visitors to the JMM; it’s trying to put myself in many, many shoes.

This is Yummy!

But, I must admit, that I love the challenge of shopping. I love to look for unusual jewelry items that are within reach of our shoppers, I am always on a treasure hunt for new vendors for tabletop pieces. The designs beckon me to try them in the shop, whether they are for a holiday or for general use. This visit I looked for those amazing cookbooks that would tie in with our upcoming exhibition, Chosen Foods.

Mendy’s…kosher deli now at the NYGS!

The endless searching brought up some gems. I was joined in this quest by Susan Press, our CFO at the JMM. She walked with me for two of the three days I spent at the show.  We found great pieces of jewelry, fantastic cookbooks, unusual menorahs and items for children for the Chanukah holiday coming in December.

Checking out great cookbooks!

When you visit the Museum Shop, you will be in for a treat. You will find that special gift for yourself, your friends and family and cookbooks that will bring out your creativity. And you too will love the results of our shopping trip to the New York Gift Show!

See you at the JMM in the Museum Shop!

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