Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

  • New York, NY
  • www.mjhnyc.org

Mission Statement

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust honors those who perished and those who survived by celebrating their lives, cherishing the traditions that they embraced, examining their achievements and faith, and affirming the vibrant worldwide Jewish community that is their legacy today. The obligation to remember is enhanced by a commitment to the principles of social justice, education, and culture in the Jewish community and beyond.

The Museum educates people of all ages and backgrounds about the rich tapestry of Jewish life—before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Core Exhibition tells the story of modern Jewish life from the perspective of those who lived it. Special exhibitions expand on these themes. In Edmond J. Safra Hall, the Museum offers visitors a vibrant public program schedule celebrating the richness of Jewish culture and ideas. The Museum is the new home of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, now in its 102nd season.

Main Programs

  1. The Museum
  2. Speakers Bureau
  3. School Tours
Service Areas

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New York

The Museum is located in New York City and has visitors from around the world.

ruling year

1987

President and CEO since 2016

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Mr Michael S. Glickman

Keywords

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Jewish, heritage, Holocaust, history, new york city, tolerance, diversity, museum, education

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Also Known As

Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

EIN

13-3376265

 Number

6502580928

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

History Museums (A54)

Jewish (X30)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Program 1

The Museum

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
honors those who died by celebrating their lives - cherishing the civilization
that they built, their achievements and faith, their joys and hopes, and
the vibrant Jewish community that is their legacy today.
In the Museum's core exhibition, personal objects, photographs, and original
films illustrate the story of Jewish heritage in the twentieth century.
The Museum's unique collection forms the solid foundation of this important
archive, a significant educational resource for students, teachers, and
scholars. In addition, the collection provides source materials for permanent
and temporary exhibitions, and for traveling exhibitions.

The Morgenthau wing is the venue for performances, education and instruction,
special exhibitions, remembrance, and special events. Special exhibitions
afford the Museum the opportunity to complement the themes expressed in
the core exhibition in greater detail.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

Program 2

Speakers Bureau

We have an extensive group of Holocaust survivors, witnesses, veterans,
and teachers who are adept at sharing their insights with students of
any age.

Many diverse audiences
have benefited from a Speakers Bureau presentation including
synagogues, churches, youth and adult groups, interfaith, and
multi-ethnic groups.

Speakers will come to your meeting, class, or luncheon and may be
booked in conjunction with a visit to the Museum, or as an independent
activity. Although there is no set fee for speakers, the Museum asks
for a contribution to be made and for the sponsoring organization to
cover any travel expenses incurred by the speaker.

Speaking engagements vary in length and can be accompanied by slides or
a short video. Speakers must be booked at least three weeks in advance.

All speakers discuss the Museum and are happy to answer questions following the presentation.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

Program 3

School Tours

Museum staff or Gallery Educators guide school and youth group tours.
Space is limited, so please make your reservation as soon as possible.
Classes are divided into groups of about 15 students to facilitate more
intimate interaction in the galleries. Our programs have been designed
to correspond to school curricula and are adapted to meet the specific
needs, interests, and backgrounds of your grouwhich are designed to deepen students' understanding
of pertinent issues. The Museum can also arrange for your class to hear
a Holocaust survivor or WWII veteran speak about his or her
experiences, as part of a pre- or post-visit.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

New York

The Museum is located in New York City and has visitors from around the world.

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MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE A LIVING MEMORIAL TO THE HOLOCAUST
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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President and CEO

Mr Michael S. Glickman

BIO

Michael S. Glickman became President and CEO of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in September 2016. Formerly, he was the Chief of Strategic Partnerships and University Advancement at Long Island University (LIU) and former head of the Center for Jewish History in New York City.

At LIU, Mr. Glickman served in the president's cabinet as the vice president who directly oversaw fundraising, alumni relations, government and community affairs, strategy and planning, and external initiatives that included the internationally recognized George Polk Awards in Investigative Journalism, the Hornstein Center for Polling, Policy & Analysis, and LIU's partnership with the State of New York to become the first private university on Long Island to participate in START-UP NY and help contribute to the economic development of the local community.

Prior to joining LIU in the summer of 2014, he spent almost a decade leading the Center for Jewish History, which houses the largest and most significant collections of Jewish history outside of Israel. From 2005 to 2014, Mr. Glickman was the top executive reporting to the Board of Directors to the institution, which is comprised of five autonomous organizations: American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

Mr. Glickman received his Master of Public Administration degree with a concentration in management and finance from Columbia University and his Master's and Bachelor's in political science from Long Island University.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Bruce C Ratner

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