Category:National Museum of American Jewish History
English: The National Museum of American Jewish History at 101 South Independence Mall East (S. 5th Street) at Market Street, in Center City, Philadelphia, is a Smithsonian-affiliated museum. Founded in 1976, it initially shared a building with Congregation Mikveh Israel. The ground breaking for its current building, designed by James Polshek, took place on September 30, 2007. The 100,000-square-foot (9,300 m2) glass and terra-cotta building was includes an atrium, a 25,000 square feet (2,300 m2) area for exhibits, a Center for Jewish Education, and a theater. It opened to the public on November 26, 2010.
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Media in category "National Museum of American Jewish History"
The following 9 files are in this category, out of 9 total.
- Hanukkah menorah, Russia, 1890, brass, National Museum of American Jewish History.JPG 1,806 × 1,848; 567 KB
- National Museum of American Jewish History.jpg 2,934 × 2,335; 1.08 MB
- Portrait of Joyce Mears Myers by Edward Green Malbone, c. 1803, oil on ivory.JPG 1,295 × 1,687; 275 KB
- Torah finials, c. 1850, silver, National Museum of American Jewish History.jpg 1,644 × 2,136; 523 KB