Calendar of Events

Apr 19th

A 19th-Century American Jew Visits the Holy Land: Mendes Cohen in Jerusalem

 

Speaker Deborah Weiner

 

Sunday, April 19th, 1:00 P.M.

 

Included with Museum Admission

 

 

Travel to the Holy Land with Mendes Cohen, early 19th century adventurer and proud citizen of the young American republic. Cohen’s account of his Middle Eastern journey, entertainingly recorded in his letters home, paints a fascinating portrait of the Jewish community of Palestine and offers a remarkable glimpse into one man’s evolving American Jewish identity.

Panel 14.Biblical Journey

 

Deborah R. Weiner is former Research Historian and Family History Coordinator at the Jewish Museum of Maryland. She is currently co-writing a book on the history of the Jews of Baltimore.


Apr 15th – May 01

On Display: Learning Your Letters: Braille Art

Learning Your Letters: Braille Art is presented by the Jewish Museum of Maryland and the Braille Art Gallery. The exhibit features braille drawings by artists of all ages and all abilities, to promote braille literacy.

 

The exhibit will be open to the public in the lobby of the Jewish Museum of Maryland, from April 15, 2015, through May 3, 2015.

making art

For additional information, please contact the Museum at 410-732-6400.


Apr 12th

Egypt Family Day

 

Sunday, April 12

12:00pm – 4:00pm

$5 Admission for Families

 

Join us for a fun filled day of hands-on activities for all things Egypt! Learn about archaeological digs (and try your hand at a little digging of your own) and Ancient Egypt-inspired crafts!

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