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TALK
Leadership in Times of Tension


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THEATER
An Evening on
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Raoul Wallenberg: The Biography
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New Families, New Traditions
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StoryTime

MUSIC
An Evening with Toby and Itzhak Perlman

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FILM
No Asylum


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MJH KIDS
Purim Costume Craziness


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Burdens of Brotherhood
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MUSIC
A Joyful Purim


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MUSIC
Dudu Fisher in Jerusalem
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Dudu Fisher in Jerusalem
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Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Conference for Educators
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StoryTime

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Dudu Fisher in Jerusalem
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Spring Women's Luncheon
   
  CONVERSATIONS
 

Sunday, March 6, 3 P.M.

Leadership in Times of Tension: The Leo Frank Case and the Role of Professionals Today

With author Steve Oney, theologian Keith L. Magee, and Professor David J. Luban, Georgetown University Law School; moderated by journalism professor Andie Tucher, Columbia University

The infamous 1915 lynching of a Jewish man in the U.S. inspires a conversation about the dangers of hate speech and xenophobia, both then and now, and the responsibility of professionals in fostering civil discussion.

Ticket includes same-day admission to the exhibition Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited.

$15, Free for Members and Students with valid ID

 

 

BOOK LAUNCH
Wednesday, March 9, 7 P.M.

Raoul Wallenberg: The Biography
(Quercus, 2016)

With author Ingrid Carlberg and Clay Risen, Senior Op-Ed Editor, The New York Times

Carlberg discusses her definitive biography on Raoul Wallenberg, newly available in English. Posthumously named an honorary U.S. citizen and a Righteous Among the Nations, Wallenberg was a modest Swedish envoy to Hungary whose heroism at the height of the Holocaust saved countless Jewish lives, but ultimately cost him his own.

$15, $12 Members, $5 Students with valid ID

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

 

 

BOOK TALK
Monday, March 21, 7 P.M.

Burdens of Brotherhood (Harvard University Press, 2015)

~A National Jewish Book Award Winner~

Author Ethan Katz in conversation with Professor Jonathan Gribetz, Princeton University

In this sweeping history of Jews and Muslims in France from World War I to the present, Katz introduces a rich and complex world and offers a fresh perspective for understanding the opportunities and challenges in France today.

$15, $12 Members and Students

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

 

  THEATER
 

Monday, March 7, 7 P.M.

An Evening on Parade   ~ SOLD OUT~

With composer, lyricist, and playwright Jason Robert Brown, playwright Alfred Uhry, and historian Steve Oney; moderated by Julie Burstein (Spark: How Creativity Works)

Featuring performers Sebastian Arcelus as Leo Frank
and Stephanie Block as Lucille Frank, joined by Jesse Nager, Caitlin Houlihan, Caitlin Kinnunen, and Allie Trimm

Featuring live performances from Parade, a musical based on the trial of Leo Frank and the 1999 Tony Award� Winner for Best Book of a Musical and Best Score, the creative team behind the show discusses how history can inspire art.

Ticket includes same-day admission to the exhibition Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited.

$20, $15 Members and Students with valid ID

 

  MUSIC
 

Wednesday, March 16, 7 P.M.

An Evening with Toby and Itzhak Perlman and The Perlman Music Program

Founded in 1994 by Toby Perlman, The Perlman Music Program (PMP) offers unparalleled musical training to young string players of rare and special talent. Under the guidance of a world-class faculty led by Israeli-born virtuoso violinist Itzhak Perlman, PMP students and alumni perform a selection of classical masterworks, followed by a conversation with Toby and Itzhak Perlman.

$15 General Admission, $10 Members and Students with Valid ID


$65 Reserved Seat and Special 6 P.M. Reception

(Limited Availability)


 

 

SPECIAL HOLIDAY PROGRAM
Wednesday, March 23, 7:30 P.M.

A Joyful Purim

Join luminaries of the modern Yiddish world for a reading of the Megiles Ester as translated by the Yiddish poet Yehoash, followed by a festive concert of Purim music featuring the rock-klezmer band Golem. Come in costume, bring your groggers, and get ready to eat some hamentashen.

$20, $15 MJH and NYTF Members
For phone orders, call 212.213.2120 x204.

 

 

NYC PREMIERE���THREE NIGHTS ONLY
Sunday, March 27, 3 P.M.
~ 3/27 is sold out~
Monday, March 28, 7:30 P.M.
Wednesday, March 30, 7:30 P.M.

Dudu Fisher in Jerusalem

With Dudu Fisher and musical director Tomer Adaddi

International star Dudu Fisher captures the story of Jerusalem through music. This spectacular production showcases Fisher's famed vocals backed by world class musicians, featuring enchanting songs, stories, and visual effects.

Tickets $35 - $75


For phone orders, call 212.213.2120 x204.

In association with National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene 

 

  FILM
 

Thursday, March 17, 7 P.M.

No Asylum: The Untold Chapter of Anne Frank's Story
(2015, 73 min., Blu-Ray, English)

Post-screening discussion with director Paula Fouce

In 1941, the Frank family's hope of emigrating to the U.S. ended. Based on recently discovered letters by Otto Frank in YIVO's archives, this film illustrates his efforts to seek a haven for his family and the world's indifference to the plight of Jewish refugees.

$12, $10 Members and Students with valid ID

 

  FAMILIES
 

MJH KIDS MUSIC
Sunday, March 20, 10:30 A.M.

Purim Costume Craziness with Joanie Leeds

Celebrate Purim with Joanie Leeds ��� march in a costume parade, shake groggers, and dance along to a lively concert. Enjoy a crafts activity and a mini-Museum tour after the performance.

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

$8, Free for Children and Grandchildren of Members

MJH Kids Music is generously supported by the Margaret Neubart Foundation Trust.

 



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


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