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Story Time

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Mah Jongg

Marathon

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New Families, New Traditions

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FILM PROGRAM
Wednesday, October 2, 7 P.M.

50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus
(2013, 64 min.)

Post-screening discussion with director Steve Pressman, Paul Shapiro, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and MJH Deputy Director Anita Kassof

This documentary chronicles the efforts of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, a Jewish couple from Philadelphia who traveled to Nazi-dominated Europe to save 50 Jewish children.

$10, $7 students/seniors, $5 MJH and USHMM members

Co-presented by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Screened in conjunction with the exhibition Against the Odds: American Jews and the Rescue of Europe's Refugees, 1933-1941. Tour the exhibition at 6 P.M. Pre-registration for the tour is suggested. Call 646.437.4202.

 


 

FOOD PROGRAM
Sunday, October 6, 2:30 P.M.

Frothed Milk and Truffled Honey: The New Israeli Cuisine

Food writers Janna Gur, Gil Hovav, Naama Shefi, and Bonnie Stern; moderated by cookbook author Jayne Cohen

Israel today is rapidly becoming a foodie's paradise. Some of Israel's most influential food mavens discuss the world beyond hummus and falafel.

$15, $12 members

A reception featuring contemporary Israeli dishes by star chef Einat Admony (Balaboosta and Taïm) will follow.

This program is funded through the generous support of the Feingold Family in memory of longtime Gallery Educator Marilyn Feingold.

Co-sponsored with the Consulate General of Israel in New York

 

 

BOOK PROGRAM
Wednesday, October 9, 7 P.M.

Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013)

With author Wendy Lower

Lower's groundbreaking new work scrutinizes the role of German women on the eastern front and reveals that, contrary to popular belief, many women not only witnessed brutal Nazi crimes, but also perpetrated them.

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


 

 

SNEAK PREVIEW
Wednesday, October 16, 7 P.M.

Deadly Deception at Sobibor
(2013, 45 min.)

Directed by Gary Hochman; post-screening discussion with Avinoam Patt, University of Hartford

This documentary follows Israeli archaeologist Yoram Haimi as he delves into Sobibor's buried secrets and his own family history. Using state of the art technology, he searches for the exact location of the death camp the Nazis sought to conceal.

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


 

 

92Y @ MJH
Wednesday, October 23, 7 P.M.

The Rise of Abraham Cahan
(Nextbook/Schocken, 2013)

Author Seth Lipsky in conversation with Adam Kirsch, senior editor, The New Republic

Abraham Cahan took the helm of The Jewish Daily Forward in 1902, and, over the next 50 years, turned it into a national newspaper that changed American politics and shaped the lives of millions of Jewish immigrants.

$15, $12 members


 

 

FAMILY PROGRAM
Sunday, October 27, 2 P.M.

Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights

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

No need to call a sitter. Rock along with your kids when Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights take the stage. The New York Post calls them a "rock band for kids that can make grown-ups laugh." 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.

 

 

92Y @ MJH
Wednesday, October 30, 7 P.M.

Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof
(Metropolitan Books, 2013)

Author Alisa Solomon in conversation with screenwriter and playwright Tony Kushner

Solomon explores how Sholem Aleichem's "Tevye the Milkman" was reborn on Broadway and became a cultural touchstone for people around the world.

$15, $12 members


 



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


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