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The Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center Benefit Dinner

Join us on Tuesday, June 18 as we honor shoe designer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Stuart Weitzman with the Tzedakah Lifetime Achievement Award.

Jewish Neighborhood Voices

New at the JHC! Explore “Jewish Neighborhood Voices,” an online exhibit based on oral histories with individuals growing up in three historically Jewish neighborhoods of Greater Boston in the 1920s through the 1950s.

Events

The Counterfeit Countess: The Jewish Woman Who Rescued Thousands of Poles During the Holocaust

May 5, 2024

Join the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center and American Inspiration for a program with professional historians and Holocaust experts Dr. Elizabeth White and Dr. Joanna Sliwa, discussing the astonishing story of Dr. Josephine Janina Mehlberg—a Jewish mathematician who saved thousands of lives in Nazi-occupied Poland by masquerading as a Polish aristocrat.

 

Presented by Dr. Elizabeth White and Dr. Joanna Sliwa.

Jewish Languages: Commonality and Diversity

April 1, 2024

From Yiddish and Ladino to Bukharian and Judeo-Greek, Jews around the world have spoken distinctly from their non-Jewish neighbors. This engaging talk will explore the linguistic diversity of the Jewish people with an emphasis on shared traits.


 

Presented by Sarah Bunin Benor

Past Events: Video Library



Missed a Jewish Heritage Center event? Want to re-watch a talk? You can explore the JHC's video library to watch recordings of past events.






In The Spotlight

Bring JHC to your Community!

We offer a variety of programs featuring stories and themes from our archival collections. In addition to programs scheduled at our Boston location, JHC staff members are available to talk to your school, synagogue, community center, or organization, for in-person or virtual presentations.