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Speaker Series: Greta Elbogen

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Caring for Family Artifacts
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September 11 Observance

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Lenore Skenazy, "World's Worst Mom"
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Stories for All Ages

DNA.Land and Genetic Genealogy

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Gefilte Gumbo
The Uncondemned
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Wednesday, September 7, 3:30 P.M.

Caring for Family Artifacts

With Erica Blumenfeld, Interim Director of Collections and Exhibitions, and Jennifer Roberts, Associate Registrar

Learn how to preserve beloved family artifacts and keep them safe for years to come.

Note: Program will not include appraisal of objects.

Free - Advance Registration Recommended


Sunday, September 11
10 A.M.– 5:45 P.M.

In observance of September 11, come downtown to reflect and remember.

Free Museum Admission






Wednesday, September 14, 7:00 P.M.

Lenore Skenazy, “World’s Worst Mom”

As the author of the book and blog “Free-Range Kids,” Skenazy launched the anti-helicopter parenting movement. Her TV show “World’s Worst Mom” airs worldwide and has been featured in Time and The New Yorker.

$12, $10 Members

Ticket includes one drink.


Sunday, September 18, 11:00 A.M.

Stories for All Ages

With storyteller Peninnah Schram

Jewish folklore is full of compelling stories that both entertain and teach. Schram continues the tradition of sharing treasured tales that celebrate Jewish heritage.


Family Programs are generously supported by the Margaret Neubart Foundation Trust.


Sunday, September 18, 2:00 P.M.

DNA.Land and Genetic Genealogy

With researcher Dr. Yaniv Erlich

DNA.Land is a free online platform where people provide their genetic data to learn about their ancestry and to contribute to important scientific research. Hear about discoveries that users and scientists have made and how you can participate.

Free - Walk Up

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Sunday September 25, 2:00 P.M.

Gefilte Gumbo

With authors Michael Twitty and Ted Merwin; Professor Hasia Diner; Jewish food historian Katherine Romanow; Chicago Reader Deputy Editor Robin Amer; moderated by author Jayne Cohen

This culinary journey begins in the American South where Jews have embraced, influenced, and adapted the foods of the non-Jewish community, both white and African-American. Hear about the evolution of delicious fusion dishes like collards with griebenes, sweet potato rugelach, and gumbo with creole matzah balls in this discussion of the intersection of race, community, and identity. Light tasting to follow.

$20, $15 Members

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



Monday, September 26, 7 P.M.

The Uncondemned

(2016, 86 min., Blu-Ray, English, French, and Kinyarwanda)

Post-screening discussion with Michele Mitchell, co-director/producer, and Sara Darehshori, senior counsel, US Program at Human Rights Watch

Set in Rwanda after the 1994 genocide, this documentary follows a group of young underdog lawyers, activists, and survivors who pursue the first-ever prosecution of rape as an international crime of war.

Free - Advance Registration Recommended


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

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