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Jewish Telegraphic Agency Features Museum Move in Recent Article

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) picked up our latest news about the Museum’s 4,000-piece collection move from Jackson, MS, to New Orleans, LA. Reporter Josefin Dolsten interviewed our executive director, Kenneth Hoffman, for an article focused on the Museum’s collection, mission, and goals for the future. Click here to read the full article!

Museum Moves Collection to New Orleans

MSJE moves its 4,000+ piece artifact collection to New Orleans in preparation of its 2020 opening. In June 2019, the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience (MSJE) officially moved our collection to New Orleans from Jackson, MS, where it was under the supervision of its previous caretakers, the Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL). Founded… Read More

Museum Appoints Senior Judaic Advisor

Nationally-recognized Jewish educator Rachel Stern to help craft unique gallery in the Museum’s soaring atriums. The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience has contracted Rachel Stern to serve as its Senior Judaic Advisor to provide expertise and guidance in the presentation of Jewish beliefs and practices throughout the Museum’s exhibits. Rachel Stern holds master’s degrees… Read More

Museum Appoints Senior Historical Advisor

Award-winning historian Michael Cohen joins Museum’s efforts to create meaningful, accurate, and engaging exhibits. The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience has contracted Dr. Michael Cohen to serve as its Senior Historical Advisor as it researches, designs, and installs its exhibits, ahead of its 2020 opening in downtown New Orleans. Cohen chairs Tulane University’s Department… Read More

New Website Launched

After months of hard work we’re proud to share the launch of our new website by New Orleans-based Web Developer Sideways Designs!  We look forward to adding new areas and functionality to the site in the months ahead.  Let us know what you think!

Meet Our Designers

Learn more about the award-winning team behind the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience’s exhibit design. We are pleased to be working with Gallagher & Associates, the renowned design firm that developed creative exhibits at The National WWII Museum, The National Museum of American Jewish History, The National Archives Museum, and many other museums around the… Read More