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If you are interested in getting more involved, or want to learn more about Young Friends membership and benefits, contact Marissa Rosenfeld at mrosenfeld@mjhnyc.org or 646.437.4252.

Upcoming Events

Save the Date

Members-Only Wine Tasting and Cheese Pairing
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

7 P.M.- 9 P.M.

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Hosted by the Young Friends Board in coordination with Wine Spectator School
Featuring Josh Greenstein of the Israel Wine Producers Association


Join us for this exclusive event and learn how to taste wine like a pro. Savor eight select Israeli wines paired with all-natural, kosher, artisanal cheeses produced right here in New York.


 

Recent Events

SLOW/DOWN/TOWN
Friday, July 31, 2015

5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
At the Museum with Amichai Lau-Lavie and Special Guests

The weekened was kicked-off with friends, food and drinks, a massage, and the best Hudson River sunset views in downtown. MJH and Lab/Shul hosted a pre-Shabbat party for twenty- and thirty-somethings to end the workweek the best way possible.

This program was generously supported in part by UJA-Federation of New York.

Young Friends Book Club

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 7 P.M.
Social Bar


Author Doree Lewak led a discussion of The Panic Years: A Guide to Surviving Smug Married Friends, Bad Taffeta, and Life on the Wrong Side of 25 without a Ring.

Sunset Soiree
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Museum of Jewish Heritage


The Young Friends enjoyed a beautiful summer evening at the annual Sunset Soiree. Guests savored sSummer wines, cold beer, and delicious hors d'oeuvres, as well as having the opportunity to explore the latest special exhibitions with after-hours access.

SLOW/DOWN/TOWN
Friday, June 5, 2015

5:30 P.M. till Sundown
At the Museum with Amichai Lau-Lavie and Special Guests

The weekened was kicked-off with friends, food and drinks, a massage, and the best Hudson River sunset views in downtown. MJH and Lab/Shul hosted a pre-Shabbat party for twenty- and thirty-somethings to end the workweek the best way possible.

This program was generously supported in part by UJA-Federation of New York.

Museum Brunch and Tour

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Guests enjoyed an exclusive tour of the Museum of Jewish Heritage and a mimosa brunch with spectacular harbor views. Varda Yoran, sculptor and wife of Life Trustee, Shalom Yoran, z"l shared her story about growing up in China during the Holocaust.

Young Friends Delegation of March of the Living
April 12-26, 2015 in Israel and Poland

Join the Young Friends on this the annual educational trip to sites of persecution and former sites of Jewish life in Poland. On Yom Hashoah, participants join more than 12,000 people from 40 countries in a two-mile march from Auschwitz to Birkenau in silent tribute to victims of the Holocaust. From Poland, the trip continues to Israel, where participants observe Yom Ha'zikaron (Israel Memorial Day) and celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel Independence Day). This life-changing experience in Poland and Israel takes place from April 12-26, 2015. An optional Poland-only itinerary returns to New York on April 20, 2015.

An Afternoon with Matthew Weiner, Creator of AMC's Mad Men

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Museum of Jewish Heritage

4-6 P.M.

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner and New York Magazine critic and RogerEbert.com editor Matt Zoller Seitz discussed how the series became not just the story of the rise of advertising, but of a generation of Jews coming into their own in post-war America.

Young Friends Purim Party Bash

Tuesday, March 3. 2015

Suite 36
16 West 36th St.
7-10 P.M.

The Young Friends celebrated Purim with Purim-themed specialty cocktails, drink specials, hamantashen, and more.

 

Young Friends Book Club
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
6 P.M. - 8 P.M.
Museum of Jewish Heritage Caf̩
36 Battery Place

The Young Friends Book Club discussed All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.

Winter Warmer Shabbat
Friday, January 30, 2015
Eighteen Restaurant
240 E 81st St at Second Avenue

7 P.M.

The Young Friends enjoyed an exclusive, homestyle Shabbat experience with remarks from Museum Trustee Jack Kliger, media executive and second generation descendant of Holocaust survivors.

Light Up the Night, Young Friends Annual Hanukkah Event

Thursday, December 11, 2014

8 P.M. – 12 A.M.

Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place

More than 500 young professionals celebrated Hanukkah with the Young Friends at their annual Light Up the Night event. Guests enjoyed a premium open bar, dreidel games, delicious food, and fun dancing. To view photos from the festivities, visit our Facebook page and Instagram feed (@youngfriendsmjh #LightUpTheNight).

Young Friends Happy Hour
American Whiskey

247 West 30th Street in Manhattan

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

6:30 - 8:30 P.M.

This free event provided an opportunity for people interested in the Young Friends to meet members and learn about the group.

 

New Beer for the New Year

Members-Only Beer Tasting
Thursday, September 4. 2014
7 P.M. - 9 P.M.
Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place

This special event featured seasonal craft beers andthe chance to learn about beer tasting, food pairings, and the brewing process. Jon Katz, beer writer for Food Republic, was on hand to share his insights.

 


 

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