Interesting and historic with so much to view and learn from especially in today's political climate
About National Museum of American Jewish History
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So happy we visited - wonderful and informative exhibits. Centrally located near Independence Hall we found ourselves walking past the museum a few times before we decided to stop in- and I’m so glad that we did. We learned so much and walked away feeling...More
This museum designed to tell the story of Jewish history in the United States , which it does brilliantly, is also very informative of the process of immigration and integration of all peoples to the United States. Which is why I feel that any body...More
The museum provides a well organized chronological history of Jews in America. You begin on the 5th floor with special exhibits. The one currently being shown is "Sifting Through the Ashes", a group of very powerful paintings of Auschwitz and other camps. It again reminds...More
I have been to several Jewish museums in the states and Europe, and this was quite unique in that it's focus is on American Jewish History. Took a docent guided tour, which I highly recommend.Very interesting and learned alot of new information. Would recommend a...More
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An outstanding history lesson about Jews in American from 1654 to today. The exhibits were fascinating. There were many interactive exhibits that were thought provoking. Visitors are given the opportunity to make a two minute video for the museum, based on your answer to one...More
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i love museums and love history. this museum is beautiful on the outside and in but it lacks any passion for teaching jewish history in the united states. it felt very cold and impersonal. there was no stories to relate to. it would have been...More
Thanks for taking the time to review and share your thoughts. Indeed, there is a lot to cover when it comes to American Jewish history! We hope you contributed your husband's story (and your own!) in the It's Your Story booth, allowing visitors to record...More
If you are Jewish, you won't want to miss this experience; it you are not, you will still find it eye-opening.
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This a fantastic museum and worthy of a visit. It covers the history of Jews in America from the mid-17th century to today, their hopes, aspirations, troubles, and numerous contributions made to the success of our great country. In fact, without the financial assistance of...More