Jewish Museums Across the Seas: Baltimore

Jewish Museums Across the Seas: Baltimore


Aug 13 2020
, 1PM- 2PM

Around the World in 80, 55, 30 Days!: American History Through a Baltimore Lens with the Jewish Museum of Maryland

Originally recorded on Thursday, August 13, 2020 with Marvin Pinkert, JMM Executive Director

Baltimore’s Locust Point was once America’s second largest immigration port, only surpassed by Ellis Island. Discover the importance of Baltimore, Maryland in the story of America’s Jewish community, from waves of arrival, to fights for recognition and religious freedom, and eventual Americanization. Maryland reflects the broader history of America’s Jewish community, and today is home to an important symbol of that history, the Lloyd Street Synagogue, the third oldest synagogue in the country. 

This program also took place on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 10:00pm EST with JMM Deputy Director Tracie Guy-Decker.

Additional Programs in this series:

Travel the world via Zoom this August as we tour Jewish museums in Australia, England, South Africa and the United States of America. Trace the movements of Jews across the seas, uncovering the communities created, celebrating unique traditions and histories. Experience a taste of the world-class exhibits that bring to life the stories of Jewish communities from across the globe.

Jewish Museum London

August 9, 2020, 1pm EST

South African Jewish Museum

August 16, 2020, 1pm EST

Jewish Museum of Australia

August 27, 2020, 7pm EST

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