The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience provides engaging public programming for all ages. Join us in-person or virtually for lectures, author conversations, workshops, performances and much more!
Originally written in 1867, Differences was one of the first post-Civil War novels by a Jewish author. Written by Dr. Nathan Mayer, a Union soldier who served as a battlefield surgeon and fought at Antietam, the book has been recently edited and republished by Professor Steven Bowman. Bowman will join MSJE Executive Director Kenneth Hoffman in conversation... Read More
Join us at the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience on October 25th at 6:30 for the official launch of Marlene Trestman’s new book Most Fortunate Unfortunates: The Jewish Orphans’ Home of New Orleans. The work, the first comprehensive history of America’s first purpose-built Jewish orphanage, provides a view of life in the Jewish Orphans’... Read More