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Latest Past Events
Book Launch & Author Talk: “The Weight of History, the Power of Apology”Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA
How do you right an historic wrong? Can you ever really accept reparations for the evils of the past? Fifty years after the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre, Cajun author Warren Perrin explores the devastating terror attack and the murder – and legacy – of one athlete in particular, Jewish Tulane weightlifter David Berger, in his... Read More
Encountering the Sublime: The Art of Maurice Schmidt | Guest Lecturer Laura HuckabyMuseum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA
MSJE welcomes guest lecturer Laura Huckaby, Curator and Assistant Director of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts in Texas, for a discussion of our current Special Exhibition, “God, Goats and Pickup Trucks: Maurice Schmidt’s Visions of Texas.” Texas artist Maurice Schmidt has been making art for more than 70 years. Deeply informed by his... Read More
Southern Jewish Stories: Atlanta & New OrleansMuseum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA
Join us for a lively conversation between two Southern Jewish icons: Historian and community activist Janice Rothschild Blumberg of Atlanta, and Rabbi Edward Cohn of New Orleans. Janice Rothschild Blumberg has been at the crucial intersection of Jewish life and Southern history for over six decades in her roles as rebbetzin of the Temple in... Read More