Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Biden to speak at Jewish history museum opening

Vice President Joe Biden will speak Nov. 14 at the grand-opening ceremony of the National Museum of American Jewish History. NBC News' chief foreign-affairs correspondent, Andrea Mitchell, a former KYW NewsRadio and KYW-TV reporter, emcees the event at the museum's new home, 5th and Market.

Biden to speak at Jewish history museum opening

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Vice President Joe Biden will speak Nov. 14 at the grand-opening ceremony of the National Museum of American Jewish History. NBC News' chief foreign-affairs correspondent, Andrea Mitchell, a former KYW NewsRadio and KYW-TV reporter, emcees the event at the museum's new home, 5th and Market.

Jerry Seinfeld and Bette Midler perform Nov. 13 at the museum's grand-opening gala.

The 10,000-square-foot museum cost $150 million to build, $25 million of which was donated by fashion mogul Sidney Kimmel's charitable foundation.

Comcast-Spectacor chief Ed Snider donated $5 million.

CBS 3, headquartered for 35 years at the Independence Mall spot where the museum now sits, is the official media sponsor of the festivities, along with CW Philly 57 and KYW NewsRadio.

Click here to read more from our column in Tuesday's Daily News.

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