Why Philly’s Jewish museum filed for bankruptcy

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The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

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Philadelphia’s National Museum of American Jewish History recently filed for bankruptcy. Here’s what led to the museum’s financial struggles and what this situation says about fundraising for other cultural institutions in the city.

Guest: Peter Crimmins, WHYY’s arts & culture reporter

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