Jewish life transcends religious observance. Jewish communal identity is strongly tied to the idea of tikkun olam, making the world a better place. Through civic organizations, Maine’s Jews have found ways to enact tikkun olam. They serve their local communities while also working on behalf of various national and international causes. What do the items in this exhibit tell you about the causes Maine’s Jews have chosen to address collectively as Jews?
Curated by Jena Hershkowitz '12