On Monday, 15 July 2019, a group of Japanese teachers led by Mrs. Seiko Numata from Tokyo visited the museum. From March until June, Mrs Numata and a group of her students had been studying the story of Hana’s Suitcase by Karen Levine. Mrs Numata collaborated with Fumiko Ishioka, director of the Tokyo Holocaust Education Resource Centre. The group, accompanied by Michaela Sidenberg, curator of the visual arts collection, visited the permanent exhibitions.
On 27 August 2019 Rabbi Mordechai Raichinstein, the Chief Rabbi of Belarus, visited the High, Old-New and Pinkas Synagogues and the Old Jewish Cemetery.