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Get Outta Town!


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Hoppy Passover

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Poetic Justice


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Yom HaShoah

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Annual Gathering of Remembrance

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Emma Lazarus' Double Life
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FAMILY PASSOVER PROGRAM
Sunday, April 1, 2:30 P.M.
Get Outta Town! The Story of the Exodus for Kids

Storytelling duo Play Me a Story treats children 3 -10 to a recounting of the Passover story through Egyptian-style dance, music, and costumes. Following the performance, children can create holiday-inspired crafts.

$10, $7 children 10 and under Museum members: $7, $5 children 10 and under

This program is made possible through a generous gift from the Margaret Neubart Foundation Trust.

   

POETRY READING
Wednesday, April 11, 7 P.M.
Poetic Justice: Celebrating Emma Lazarus

In recognition of National Poetry Month, contemporary poets reflect on the life and work of Emma Lazarus with poems about immigration and exodus.

$10, $7 students/seniors, $5 members

Co-sponsored by the Academy of American Poets

Presented in conjunction with Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles. Tour the exhibition at 6 P.M. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 646.437.4202.

   

PERFORMANCE
Wednesday, April 25, 7 P.M.

Hip-Hop Reflections
With Rabbi Darkside, Dyalekt, Jessica Fleitman, Grey Matter, Doron Lev, Michelle Slonim, and Tranquill

Jewish hip-hop artists host a night rich in soulful narrations featuring poetry slam, beat box, and incredible improvisations. This program marks the observance of the seven-week period of reflection after Passover.

$10, $7 students/seniors, $5 members


   

BOOK PROGRAM
Sunday, April 29, 2:30 P.M.
Emma Lazarus’ Double Life

With biographer Esther Schor

Emma Lazarus lived as an American and a Jew in a way no one before her had. She was a Jewish-American writer before the category even existed. In this fascinating discussion, Schor will bring a vital, complicated woman to life.

Free with suggested donation

Co-sponsored by the University at Albany Center for Jewish Studies

Presented in conjunction with Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles. Tour the exhibition at 1:30 P.M. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 646.437.4202.

 

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