There are numerous museums throughout the United States celebrating and honoring Jewish history and culture. Start your exploration of Jewish history at one of these museums.
Located in Atlanta, The Breman Museum features exhibits honoring Jewish arts, culture and history. The museum offers special focus to Jewish people in Georgia and Atlanta-area Holocaust survivors. The large museum opened in 1966.
The San Francisco museum aims to share the diversity of the Jewish experience for a modern audience through exhibitions and special programming. Founded in 1984, the building underwent massive renovations, including a new addition, in 2008.
The largest Jewish museum for children in the United States is located in Brooklyn, New York. The museum focuses on Jewish life and history through kid-friendly exhibitions and activities. Virtual workshops are available.
Located on the Florida International University campus, this museum is housed in two buildings, former synagogues. The museum aims to celebrate the Florida Jewish experience with a core exhibit and rotating temporary exhibit.
Located in Philadelphia, the Smithsonian-affiliated museum looks at the experience of Jewish immigrants coming to the United States. The museum has the distinction of being the only museum in the country exclusively dedicated to exploring the American Jewish experience. The museum offers virtual tours and other special online programming.
The museum in Washington, D.C. is dedicated to honoring the contributions of American Jews in the United States’ fight for peace and freedom. The core exhibit celebrates Jewish people in the American military. Honor the memory of fallen heroes and light a remembrance candle during your visit.
PLANNING A VACATION TO FRENCH POLYNESIA, the Cook Islands or Fiji? Lucky you! While you really can’t go wrong with any of these exotic locales that beckon with white-sand beaches, mornings spent listening to soothing water lapping your bungalow, and immersion excursions with some of the world’s most amazing flora and fauna, not all islands are created equally.
THE BEGINNING OF AUTUMN in America offers a time to savor the last precious moments of summer against the countryside’s mosaic of reds, yellows, oranges and purples. Before long, the chill of winter will enter the air and the trees will grow barren. This is not news to most of us. Indeed, leaf peeping has become ubiquitous. Most states have 24-hour toll-free hotlines to keep you informed of nature’s progress ... and then there’s the traffic. It seems the entire population of New York City and Boston climbs behind the wheels of cars on congested New England roadways. Thus we’ve tried to avoid the mainstream routes so you can truly appreciate the kaleidoscopic splendor. After all, a fall foliage road trip provides more than a mere drive. It also incorporates picking apples, tasting cider and hot doughnuts and leaving your vehicle behind to take a much-needed scenic walk to a lonely waterfall, where autumn’s colors reflect off the water.
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This summer, family travel at The Peninsula receives an upgrade with the debut of Camp Peninsula, a children’s experience that recreates the spirit of camping right in the heart of Beverly Hills. The journey begins with a special welcome from Peter Bear, the hotel’s lovable mascot, at check-in. After taking a picture with the life-sized teddy bear, kids will be whisked away by a Peninsula Camp Counselor to a luxurious guestroom where a charming teepee awaits. An afternoon of camp-themed games and activities, including a hotel-wide scavenger hunt, rounds off the family-friendly experience, fun for children of all ages. Whether it’s a luxe staycation or an extended holiday, Camp Peninsula is an ideal way to ensure the little ones are happy campers.