A Message from the Jewish Museum

As an art museum rooted in representing the diversity of Jewish culture and identity, the Jewish Museum seeks to celebrate the shared human values among people of all religious and cultural backgrounds. We hope that our wide-ranging and thought-provoking exhibitions and collection provide a platform for dialogue about diverse ideas that can help combat bigotry, […]

The Couch Potato Pioneers:
An Appreciation of The Television Project

We’re living in a golden age of television. Critics have been saying so for years. And as curator Maurice Berger shows through the Jewish Museum’s new exhibition series The Television Project, TV is an art form of modern life. This hasn’t always been the popular opinion. Traditionally, TV has been something of a bane for the high-browed. Consider T.S. […]

The JM Featured in Yeshiva University MOOC

Susan L. Braunstein, Henry J. Leir Curator at the Jewish Museum, is featured in a new online course being offered through Yeshiva University and Coursera titled “Arch of Titus: Rome and the Menorah,” providing members of the public with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the cultural impact of the Arch of Titus, a central artifact […]