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FAMILIES
Breaking Bread



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TALK
Orchestra of Exiles

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New Families, New Traditions

FAMILIES
Matzapalooza!
Reimagining Passover

SPECIAL EVENT
Rwandan
Genocide Commemoration

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StoryTime
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FILM
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  CONVERSATIONS
 

BOOK LAUNCH
Wednesday, April 6, 7 P.M.

Orchestra of Exiles
(Berkley, 2016)

Author-filmmaker Josh Aronson and co-author Denise George in conversation with Jonathan Rose; special performance by Israeli violinist Netanel Draiblate

Based on his acclaimed documentary, Aronson collaborated with George to write a suspenseful chronicle of how world-renowned violinist Bronislaw Huberman helped save Europe's premier Jewish musicians from the Nazis, creating an ensemble that would become The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

$15, $12 Members and Students with valid ID

Free with book purchase*
*To receive free admission, proof of book purchase from the Museum is required.

 

  SPECIAL EVENT
 

Sunday, April 10, 3 P.M.

Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide
Against the Tutsi in Rwanda

Commemorate the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda with a ceremony organized by the Rwandan community. Held annually at the Museum, this ceremony brings communities together to remember the atrocities of the past and look to the future.

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

 


  FILMS
 

SILENT FILM WITH LIVE MUSIC
Wednesday, April 20, 7 P.M.

The Cohens and Kellys  (1926,80 min,Silent)

With live music performed by Frank London, Dana Lyn, Mathias Kunzli, Mick McAuley, Kyle Sanna, Doug Wieselman

The Cohens and Kellys, a 1926 silent movie classic, tells the comedic story of Jewish and Irish families in New York City. Directed by Harry A. Pollard and starring Charles Murray, George Sidney, Kate Price, and Jason Robards, Sr.

$15, $12 Members and Students with valid ID

Presented in partnership with CualaNYC, New York City's Irish Cultural Festival. More information at www.cualanyc.com.

 

  FAMILIES

 

THEATER
Sunday, April 3, 10:30 A.M.    

Breaking Bread

Join us for a hands-on challah baking workshop and world premiere of an original play inspired by PJ Library Stories, Rise & Shine: A Challah Day Tale and Bagels from Benny.

For families with children ages 3 to 7, siblings welcome.

$8, Free for children and grandchildren of Members
Tickets sold at the door.

 

 

SPECIAL HOLIDAY PROGRAM
Sunday, April 10, 12 P.M.

Matzapalooza! Reimagining Passover

Get ready for Passover with a day of interactive workshops and performances. Participate in cooking demonstrations, design a family Haggadah, learn Passover songs, and create crafts. A delicious, Kosher for Passover marketplace offers food from artisanal producers. For all ages.

$8, Free for Children and Grandchildren of MJH, WC/AR, and NYTF Members

 

 




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


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