Beyond Chicken Soup: Jews and Medicine in America can now be experienced through a virtual tour!


Explore evocative environments.

Investigate hands-on activities and multimedia effects.

Engage with more than 200 artifacts, documents, and images ranging from the nineteenth century to the current genomic age.

Examine how medicine impacts your life, through new technologies like DNA testing or time-honored remedies like a bowl of soup.

Learn how medicine defines individuals’ and a community’s place in American culture.


Thanks to Our Donors!

Beyond Chicken Soup: Jews and Medicine in America is presented by The Herbert Bearman Foundation with additional generous support from National Endowment for the Humanities, Institute for Museum and Library Services, Peter and Georgia Angelos Foundation, and LifeBridge Health.

Additional support is provided by Sue and Dr. David Liebman, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, GBMC HealthCare, Sheldon and Saralynn Glass, Lowell and Harriet Glazer Family Foundation, Benno and Elayne Hurwitz Family Foundation, Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, Carol and Robert Keehn Family Philanthropic Fund, MedStar Health, Mercy Health Services, PSA Insurance & Financial Services, Inc., The University of Maryland Medical System Foundation & The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Carroll and Charlotte Weinberg Charitable Foundation, The Harry L. Gladding Foundation and Neal and Winifred Borden, Dr. Ira and Leslie Papel, In Memory of Hugo Dalsheimer from his Family, Arnold and Susie Davidov, Dr. Howard and Maureen Davidov, Michael and Eleanor Pinkert, Kelly and Associates, Nurses’ Alumnae Association of Sinai, Myra Framm, and Phyllis Neuman,Kelly and Associates, and The Taylor Foundation.

Read more about our donors on the About Page

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