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StoryTime

AJC Dinner Honoring Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer

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Museum Closed

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Speaker Series: Ivan Backer


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GALLERY TALK
Why Didn't They Leave?


BOOK LAUNCH
East West Street

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Young Friends Sunset Soirée


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Museum Closed
PERFORMANCE
An Evening with Mona Golabek

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Museum Closed for Shavuot

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Museum Closed for Shavuot
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ASL@MJH

CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE
Yiddish Soul

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Museum Closed
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FATHER'S DAY PROGRAM
Fiddler on the Roof Sing-a-Long


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GALLERY TALK
The Legacy of the Leo Frank Case
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SPECIAL
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Night at the Museums

PERFORMANCE
THE MAR VISTA, Part IV

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GALLERY TALK
Leo Frank, A Southern Jew

PERFORMANCE
THE MAR VISTA, Part IV

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SPECIAL
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Slow
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Museum Closed

 

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  KULTURFESTNYC
 

June 1 – August 31

The festival of Jewish performing arts returns featuring theater, concerts, films, cabarets, children's programs, tours, lectures, and workshops. KulturfestNYC is organized by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. The Museum of Jewish Heritage is honored to be the festival's hub, with many of our programs during June, July, and August presented as part of this celebration of Jewish culture.

See the schedule at Kulturfestnyc.org

 


  CONVERSATIONS
 

BOOK LAUNCH
Wednesday, June 8, 7 P.M.

East West Street: On the Origins of "Genocide" and "Crimes Against Humanity" (Knopf, 2016)

Author and international lawyer Philippe Sands in conversation with Nadine Strossen, former president, American Civil Liberties Union

Sands, a world-renowned commentator on the BBC and CNN, investigates the precedent-setting legal concepts for the prosecution of Nazi war criminals.

The event is free and open to the public, however, pre-registration is required.

 

 

GALLERY TALK
Wednesday, June 22, 6 P.M. Guided Tour, 7 P.M. Gallery Talk

Leo Frank: A Southern Jew  SOLD OUT

With Professor Hasia Diner, New York University

In 1908, Leo Frank was part of a trend of American Jews who moved to the South in search of commercial success. In 1915, he was lynched. Diner explores this history that rattled American Jewry and put a spotlight on the vulnerability of Jews in the South.

The event is free and open to the public, however, pre-registration is required.

 

 

 


Wednesday, June 8, 3:30 P.M.

Why Didn’t They Leave? The Emigration Dilemma

With Bonnie Gurewitsch, archivist/curator emeritus

Register Now >

Learn More About the Exhibition >

 

 


Monday, June 20
3:30 P.M. Guided Tour
4 P.M. Gallery Talk

The Legacy of the Leo Frank Case

With Abe Foxman, Museum Vice Chair and Director of the Center for the Study of Antisemitism

The 3:30 P.M. guided tour is sold out. Tickets are available for the gallery talk at 4 P.M. followed by a self-guided tour.

Register Now >

Learn More About the Exhibition >

 

  THEATER
 

PERFORMANCE
Thursday, June 9, 7 P.M.

Following Her Sold-Out Run in London
An Evening with Mona Golabek

Pianist, author, and star of The Pianist of Willesden Lane pays tribute to her mother, Lisa Jura, who survived the Holocaust through the Kindertransport.

The event is free and open to the public, however, pre-registration is required.

 

 

PERFORMANCE
Tuesday, June 21, 7 P.M.
Wednesday, June 22, 7 P.M.

THE MAR VISTA, Part IV

With playwright/choreographer Yehuda Hyman of Mystical Feet Company and performers Amanda Schussel, Dwight Richardson Kelly, and Ron Kagan

In this dance-theater piece, Hyman explores his family's story of immigration from Russia, Turkey, and Poland and growing up in Los Angeles in the 60s.

The event is free and open to the public, however, pre-registration is required.

For tickets, visit: http://www.jewishplaysproject.org/tickets

Note: If you previously ordered tickets through the Museum's website, your tickets will be held at the Will Call desk.

 

  MUSIC
 

CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE
Wednesday, June 15, 7 P.M.

Yiddish Soul

The hit concert returns with Dudu Fisher, The Maccabeats, Netanel Hershtik, Yanky Lemmer, Joseph Malovany, Lipa Shmeltzer, and Zusha.

Central Park Summer Stage is located in Central Park near East 72nd Street & 5th Avenue. View map >

Free – No Reservations Required (first come, first served)


Sponsorships and VIP seating available – please call 212.213.2120 x208

 


  FILM SING-ALONG
 

FATHER'S DAY PROGRAM
Sunday, June 19, 3 P.M.

Fiddler on the Roof Sing-Along

Join cast members Rosalind Harris (Tzeitel), Neva Small (Chava), television personality Adam B. Shapiro, and other special guests. Come in costume and sing your favorite hits from the 1971 film adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical.

$15, $10 MJH/NYTF Members, $36 Families (Up to 4 People)

To purchase tickets by phone, call 212.213.2120 x204;
after business hours, call 866.811.4111.

 


  SPECIAL EVENTS
 

Tuesday, June 21, 4 P.M. – 8 P.M.  

Night at the Museums

Fifteen museums and historic sites in Lower Manhattan open their doors to celebrate summer all free. Visit NightAtTheMuseums.org for details and a map. This event takes place rain or shine.

The Museum of Jewish Heritage will offer tours on the hour from 4 P.M. – 7 P.M.

Music presented as part of Make Music New York
4:00-5:30 P.M. DK and the Joy Machine (Irish dulcimer)

5:45-6:30 P.M. Eugene Marlow’s Heritage Ensemble
Melding the rhythms of Jazz, Hebraic, Afro-Caribbean and Brazilian musical cultures
With Eugene Marlow, Leader/Piano; Bobby Sanabria, Drums; Michael Hashim, Saxophone; Frank Wagner, Bass; Matthew Gonzalez, Percussion

 

Night at the Museums is organized by the Downtown Culturals Group and presented by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council as part of the River To River Festival 2016. LMCC.net

 

 

 

Friday, June 24, 6 P.M.

SlowDownTown

Kick off your summer weekends with friends. Enjoy an open bar, a mini-massage, music, meditation, and NYC’s best view of the sunset. Come downtown for a pre-Shabbat party for people in their 20s and 30s and unwind after the workweek. The event starts at 6 P.M. at the Museum and continues with a sunset Shabbat and dinner on the lawn at 8 P.M. For more information, visit labshul.org.

This event is pay what you can, however, reservations are required.

Co-Presented with Lab/Shul, Nourished by OneTable

 




The Museum's public programs are made possible through a generous gift from Mrs. Lily Safra.


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