2012 Press Releases
The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, the only Museum dedicated to telling the story of 250 years of Florida Jewish heritage, arts and culture, is proud to announce its search for nominations for its Breaking the Glass Ceiling Awards.Deadline for Nominations is Friday, January 25 at 5 p.m.
"The Immigration Experience of Our Diverse Florida Communities"
Two of the world’s leading authorities on Eastern Jewish communities will explore the Jewish experience in Asia and Africa in a new course offered at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, located at 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach.
In Jewish life, food is often a basis for gathering with friends and family to observe and celebrate traditions and life cycle events. The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU (JMOF-FIU) is hosting an open call for food and service industry memorabilia for its upcoming exhibit about Jewish culture, community and food.
This November, the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU (JMOF-FIU) is proud to host two family programs at the Museum based on immigration themes inspired by its first-‐ever children’s exhibit From Home to Home: Jewish Immigration to America.
In 2002, the Museum established the prestigious Avis Lee & Abraham Neiman Judaica Prize Competition to encourage Florida artists with the following goals: 1) to be at the forefront of a renaissance of Judaic art, 2) to enrich and enhance ritual celebration of Jewish holidays with contemporary designs and 3) to expand the Museum’s collections.
The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU is excited to present its first ever, fully interactive exhibit especially for children, From Home to Home: Jewish Immigration to America. The exhibit is specially designed for ages 6 to 12 and allows children and their families to experience the process of moving to a new home.
Please join JMOF and the FIU Judaic Studies Program on Sunday, September 23 at 2 p.m. for a virtual journey through time and space, as we explore the history and memory of Jewish Vilna with “Vilna: Past, Present & Future,” a lecture by Professor Andrew Sloin. Known as the Jerusalem of Lithuania, the city of Vilna holds a vital place in Jewish history.
The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, a historical museum located o Miami Beach, has become part of the FIU Family through a gift that will create a unique partnership. The museum will now be known as the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU (JMOF-FIU)