Featured Past Program

At Home in the World: American Jewish Women Abroad, 1865-1940

Join the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center (JHC) and Dr. Melissa R. Klapper for this exploration of the lives and travel experiences of American Jewish women in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Interweaving stories about women represented in the JHC’s own archives, Dr. Klapper will discuss how at a time of prescribed roles for women, American Jewish women discovered independence and self-actualization as they traveled around the world.

Lakes, Lanyards, and Learning: The Story of New England Jewish Summer Camps

June 12, 2022

Start your summer with a virtual visit to camp! Join the New England Jewish History Collaborative for a fascinating event exploring the story of Jewish summer camps in New England, featuring historian Jonathan Krasner, PhD.

Imagining the Jewish Past

Three Authors Discuss Jewish History and Literary Inspiration

On March 26, the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center hosted a special evening of community, conversation, and celebration. After a festive cocktail reception, renowned authors Anita Diamant, Allegra Goodman, and Rachel Kadish gave an exclusive panel discussion about their writing and the process of researching and imagining the Jewish past.

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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.