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Museum on Southern Jews moves its eclectic 4,000-item collection across state lines

Postcards in the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience collection show Jewish-owned department stores throughout the South. (Courtesy of the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience)

(JTA) — A prosthetic leg that belonged to a Russian Jewish immigrant to Lake Providence, Louisiana. An 8-foot neon sign from a hotel that advertised itself as the only establishment with an “up to date kosher kitchen” in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Two synagogue organs from the now-shuttered Temple B’nai… Read more »