Jewish American Heritage Month!

Jewish American Heritage Month!

May is Jewish American Heritage Month, and this week I’m delighted to point Compendium readers towards some of the fabulous work being done by CANVAS grantees both in the U.S. and beyond. Allow me to add a brief personal note: this is the 50th edition of the...
What Brings Us Together As Jews?

What Brings Us Together As Jews?

It’s Jewish American Heritage Month. Our friends at the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History have fantastic resources and events here. — Ed. In September of 1654, twenty-three Jews disembarked from the Ste. Catherine to shores of New Amsterdam....
Jewish Museums: Hidden Gems

Jewish Museums: Hidden Gems

With pandemic restrictions easing, many of us are thinking about traveling again. With that in mind, we thought we’d point out a few Jewish museums that you may have overlooked. As usual, this isn’t a comprehensive list; it’s suggestions to get readers thinking about...