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This is a small collection but powerfully done and very informative. Fascinating regional history of Jews in Milwaukee and then greater general Jewish history. They have some very wonderful dresses designed in a camp, powerful and striking. Also fun to see all the local businesses...More
A visit to the Jewish Museum moved me to further understand the power of hatred and the power of the human spirit.
A special exhibit of fashions from a victim of the Nazi Holocaust was very well produced and displayed with the help of the...More
I went by myself this time. After the trial of getting there with my arthritis I could only do the ground floor. It was about Jews and African Americans getting together through civil rights issues. I was too young to know about those struggles but...More
This museum is tastefully done and shows the highlights of the Jewish community in the Milwaukee area. There are basic exhibits, and selected temporary displays. The staff is very friendly, and more than willing to answer questions and "chat"! There is an admission, but you...More
5 of us visited the museum on a Wednesday afternoon. There are two special exhibits currently there - both very moving and admission is FREE thru May 21st, compliments of the Jewish Federation. "HOLOCAUST by Bullets" depicts the horrible execution of Polish Jews who were...More
The Jewish Museum is a great institution with interesting exhibits covering Jewish life in Milwaukee as well as the Holocaust. Highly recommended for a visit.
One of the highlights was the Fabric of Survival exhibit of embroidered images done by a Holocaust survivor.
The Jewish Museum's regular exhibits are enlightening AND their special exhibits are just that - special. The current exhibit "Fabric of Survival" is a well done display of over 30 fabric and embroidered collages that tell the story of a Polish teenager during WWII and...More