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Immerse yourself in 3500 years of Jewish History!

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During one gorgeous Californian evening in November this year, the spectacular Maybourne Hotel in Beverly Hills was playing its part in what will soon be a historic immersion into 3500 years of Jewish history. The hotel was hosting a benefit Gala held in honor of the World’s Jewish Museum Hamakom to be opened in Tel Aviv in the very near future. World-renowned architect Frank Gehry is set to spearhead the architectural design and vision for the museum, soon set to open its doors to the world. Rabbi David Wolpe

Howie Mandel and the proposed World’s Jewish Museum as the backdrop

Comic and Emmy nominated television host Howie Mandel hosted the incredible evening with his co-pilot Rabbi David Wolpe, whom Newsweek had named the “most influential Rabbi in America”. The evening raised funds for the museum as well as honored some remarkable members of the Jewish community for their commitment to the WJM project. Gail Asper, the founding force behind The World’s Jewish Museum, revealed that the projected cultural center would be called ‘The World’s Jewish Museum Hamakom, an addition of the Hebraic word for ‘the place’. Asper announced that more than half of the construction budget had been raised and plans were on track to lay the museum cornerstone in 2023.

The mission of the World’s Jewish Museum is to create a distinctive experience unlike any other. By blending the museum’s unique content........

© The Times of Israel (Blogs)

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