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The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

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The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage introduces visitors to The beauty and diversity of that Heritage in The context of The American experience. It promotes an understanding of Jewish history, religion & culture and builds bridges of appreciation, tolerance & understanding.
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Program areas at The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

Core collection - The Museum features two core exhibitions. An american story chronicles The immigrant experience, development of cleveland, civil rights movement and The holocaust. The temple-tifereth israel gallery displays The nationally renowned collection of judaica from its namesake synagogue. Each year an average of 8,500 students tour The Museum's core collections, The content of which aligns with Ohio learning standards in The areas of social studies and language arts. Topics include immigration and assimilation, The holocaust and civil rights movement, cleveland history, and Jewish faith and traditions. More than 120,000 students have experienced these tours, 40% of whom received free transportation based on need within their school district. Students in The cleveland metropolitan school district also receive free admission, ensuring that cost is never a barrier to experiencing The Museum.
Stop The hate - a new digital stop The hate tour, which meets Ohio learning standards in social studies; a series of virtual workshops with lei and roam teaching artists, who engage directly with The students to help them make connections between history and their own lives, between learning and creative expression; a robust set of curricular materials to support further classroom work, including a learning progression and a list of suggested reading; The opportunity for students to submit their work to The stop The hate essay or songwriting contests. In 2020-2021, The program delivered anti-bias education to 2,436 students in 120 classrooms where it could easily have fallen by The wayside.
Special exhibitions - The Museum has presented 35 special exhibitions, The content of which has varied from comic superheroes to an examination of The life and times of ruth bader ginsburg. The Museum currently has three exhibitions traveling nationally: operation finale: The capture & trial of adolf eichmann; this light of ours: activist photographers of The civil rights movement; and israel: then & now.

Who funds The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Jewish Federation of Cleveland2021 Maltz Heritage Award, MLK Day Sponsorship, General Support$335,969
The Semi J and Ruth W Begun FoundationStop the Hate$300,000
Maltz Family FoundationStop the Hate$100,000
...and 24 more grants received totalling $973,051

Personnel at The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

David SchaferManaging Director$201,491
Laurie HughesDirector of Operations X229
Susan FriedmanDirector of Finance X250
Dahlia FisherDirector of External Relations X225$105,325
William PearceMarketing Manager X236
...and 17 more key personnel

Financials for The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

RevenuesFYE 06/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,978,864
Program services$61,043
Investment income and dividends$328,721
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$569,771
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$29,083
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,967,482

Form 990s for The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-05990View PDF
2019-062020-08-20990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-08-23990View PDF
2016-062017-10-02990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 8, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from The Nordson Corporation Foundation
September 8, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
July 22, 2022
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $300,000 from The Semi J and Ruth W Begun Foundation
November 16, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $22,500 from The Albert B and Audrey G Ratner Family Foundation
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Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsMuseumsCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanitiesReligion
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General information
2929 Richmond Rd
Beachwood, OH 44122
Metro area
Cleveland-Elyria, OH
Cuyahoga County, OH
Website URL
(216) 593-0575
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A54: History Museums
NAICS code, primary
7121: Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
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