Imagining the Jewish Past

In an evening of community, conversation, and celebration to support the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center, three authors discuss Jewish history and literary inspiration.


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.

Deli/ghtful Bites: The Jewish Deli Experience

June 17, 2022

Join Ellen Rovner, PhD, for a tasty trip into the history of delis in the U.S., including some memorable local delis of the past, the resurgence of the Jewish deli, and what makes delis a unique experience. Dinner provided by Mameleh’s Delicatessen.

Featured Past Program


Kitchen Explorations is a series from the Jewish Arts Collaborative that features the diversity of the Jewish experience through food. Join Chef Michael Leviton as he reimagines family recipes from across the Jewish world. In this latest installment, Chef Michael Leviton talks to Marcia Weiss about her grandmother Mary Gabay’s Passover minas, Turkish Passover treats that resemble matzo empanadas.

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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.