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Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Arts & Culture
  • Faith-Based


2929 RICHMOND ROADBEACHWOOD, OH 44122 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage is to introduce visitors to the beauty and diversity of that heritage in the context of the American experience. It promotes an understanding of Jewish history, religion, and culture and builds bridges of tolerance and understanding with those of other religions, races, cultures, and ethnic backgrounds, serving as an educational resource for Northeast Ohio’s Jewish and general communities.


The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage is a lively community space that attracts students, adults, and groups from the community and around the country. Devoted to diversity and tolerance, it opened in 2005 with a simple mission: to build bridges of tolerance and understanding by sharing Jewish heritage through the lens of the American experience. The stories of individuals and families - past and present - come to life through state-of-the-art exhibitions, interactives and films, oral histories, photographs, and artifacts. The Museum includes The Temple-Tifereth Israel Gallery - an internationally-recognized collection of Judaica - and a special exhibition gallery featuring important exhibitions of national and international acclaim.


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by Katy B. from Amory, MS (January 19, 2018)
Volunteering as an essay reader for the Stop The Hate Essay Contest was a wonderful experience! They communicate very well with their volunteers, so there should be zero confusion about the task. It is an enjoyable opportunity to grow as a human being by reading the children's perspectives on hate/injustice. Plus, you get the privilege to help a great cause! I would recommend this opportunity to anyone and hope to volunteer with them in the future.

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