Jewish Neighborhood Voices

New at the JHC! Explore “Jewish Neighborhood Voices,” an online exhibit based on oral histories with individuals growing up in three historically Jewish neighborhoods of Greater Boston in the 1920s through the 1950s.


Jewish Neighborhood Voices Community Reception

Join us for a nostalgic reception to celebrate the launch of the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center's Jewish Neighborhood Voices online exhibit on Sunday, October 15 from 2 to 4 pm at The Williams School Building in Chelsea, MA. 

“Israel Is We”: Jewish Americans and the New Nation State

May 18, 2023

In the midst of the contemporary American debate about Israel, Dr. Miriam Mora centers the historical context of the creation of a Jewish Nation State in 1948, and its impact on American Jewish identity.

“Overlook the Ignorance”: Jewish Americans, Antisemitism, and the Second World War

April 25, 2023

Join Dr. Miriam Mora for an exploration of American Jewish encounters with antisemitism during World War II, both on the battlefield and on the home front.

In The Spotlight

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.