Stories of Survival
Showcasing personal artifacts brought to America by survivors of the Holocaust and other genocide.Plan Your Visit
An exhibition showcasing personal artifacts brought to America by survivors of the Holocaust and other genocide. Exploring the relationship between objects and their meaning to the original owner and subsequent significance. Includes oversized photographs by renowned documentarian Jim Lommasson with handwritten responses by survivors or their family members.
The objects featured in Stories of Survival are as everyday as a baby doll and a black suitcase—as symbolic as a young mother’s cookbook and a wedding announcement—saved by survivors from genocides around the world, including Armenia, Bosnia, Cambodia, Iraq, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Syria.
Upon Thy Gates: The Winik Mezuzah Collection
An exciting new exhibition presenting 73 mezuzot showcasing a wide range of styles, materials, and Jewish symbols. The mezuzot were created in places all over the world . . .
Is Barbie Jewish?
Calling all Barbies and Kens! Barbie-mania has hit The SMMJA. This exhibit consists of 25 vintage Barbies and explores the Jewish roots of Barbie and her creator, Ruth Handler, who was born to Jewish immigrants from Poland. But mostly, it's just a fun exhibit!