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Young Friends Hanukkah Party




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FILM PROGRAM
Sunday, November 3, 2:30 P.M.

Two Who Dared: The Sharps' War
(2013, 57 min.)

Post-screening discussion with director Artemis Joukowsky III

This documentary examines the story of Waitstill Sharp, a Massachusetts-based Unitarian minister, and his wife, Martha, whose two rescue missions to Nazi-occupied Europe helped save hundreds of Jews.

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

Screened in conjunction with the exhibition Against the Odds: American Jews and the Rescue of Europe's Refugees, 1933-1941. Tour the exhibition at 1 P.M. Pre-registration for the tour is suggested. Call 646.437.4202.

 


 

THE RABBI RONALD B. SOBEL LECTURE
Sunday, November 10, 2:30 P.M.

The November Pogrom

With Marion Kaplan, NYU

To mark the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, Kaplan, author of Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany, discusses how the violence of November 9-10, 1938 marked a lethal turning point in the Nazis' persecution of the Jews.

Free. Donations welcome.

This is the inaugural program of a series honoring the 50th anniversary of the ordination of Rabbi Ronald B. Sobel, Senior Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Emanu-El.

Tickets are available starting at 11 A.M. on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

 

92Y @ MJH
Wednesday, November 13, 7 P.M.

The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem: The Man Who Created Tevye
(Nextbook/Schocken, 2013)

Author Jeremy Dauber in conversation with Jason Zinoman, The New York Times

Sholem Aleichem, "The Jewish Mark Twain," provided a window into the world of late 19th century Eastern European Jews and led a life as compelling as those of his fictional characters.

$15, $12 members


 

 

BOOK PROGRAM
Sunday, November 17, 2:30 P.M.

1941: The Year That Keeps Returning
(New York Review Books, 2013)

Author Slavko Goldstein in conversation with Daniel Mendelsohn (The Lost)

In this non-fiction work, Goldstein blends the story of his father's murder by Croatian fascists with the history of Yugoslavia during World War II.

$10, $7 students/seniors, $5 members and NYRB subscribers

Co-sponsored by The New York Review of Books

 

 

CONCERT
Wednesday, November 20, 7 P.M.

Living Legend: Alice Herz-Sommer

With author Caroline Stoessinger (A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer) and the Amphion String Quartet with special guest, pianist Orli Shaham

Alice Herz-Sommer, 109, considered to be the world's oldest living Holocaust survivor, is honored from afar with words, film, and music in this memorable concert tribute.

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


 

 

FAMILY PROGRAM
Sunday, November 24, 2 P.M.

Spin into Hanukkah with David Grover and Grover's Gang

1 P.M. - 4 P.M. Craft Activities Free with concert ticket
2 P.M. -Concert

Join David Grover as he ushers in the Festival of Lights with seasonal folk music for the whole family. Children can create holiday-themed crafts and take a family-friendly tour. For ages 3 to 10.

$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.

 




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


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