The Museum offers a wide range of fun and educational public programs for families with children ages 0-10. From concerts and crafts, to story hours and puppet shows, all families are welcome to come to the Museum to celebrate holidays and learn about Jewish heritage.

To receive program updates, please send an e-mail to family@mjhnyc.org. Please include the age of your child/children so we can you send the appropriate program information.

To plan a visit to the Museum's exhibitions, find information here.

For more information, please call 646.437.4202 or e-mail family@mjhnyc.org.  

Playful programs about holidays and traditions for downtown Jewish and interfaith families with kids 0-3.


Programs take place one Sunday per month and start at 10: 30 A.M. Reservations are not needed.

New Families, New Traditions has concluded for the season. Please join us in September when the series restarts.



Join the musical group Yellow Sneaker and their puppet pals for programs that nurture family bonds and bridge connections to Jewish life and traditions. Every concert will focus on a different Jewish holiday or value including: caring for the environment, friendship, and love and kindness. Families, musicians, and puppets will sing and learn together as a welcoming community. All types of families are welcome.

Yellow Sneaker features the Brooklyn-based performers and teaching artists Ora and Yoshie Fruchter.




Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

Come hear warm, whimsical tales about traditions, holidays, and families from some of today's best storybooks for children ages 0-4.


Wednesdays from 3:30 P.M. to 4:15 P.M.

Story Time has concluded for the season. See you in September!

PJ Library mails Jewish children's books each month to families for free! Sign up at www.pjlibrary.org.

Enjoy cool concerts and craft activities for young audiences ages 3-10 and their grown-ups.


Sunday, June 8, 11 A.M. – 2 P.M.

Almost Summer Celebration with Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could

Crafts, Storytelling, Dance Performance, and Games: 11 A.M. – 2 P.M. Concert: 12 P.M.

Anticipate the joyous arrival of summer at a multicultural outdoor festival featuring music by kiddie rocker Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could, Native American hoop dancer Marie McKinney-Ponce, and Play Me a Story.


11 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Make a sun catcher, a foil pendant & plant a sun­flower


11:15 A.M.

with Play Me A Story


12 P.M. & 1 P.M.

Brady Rymer & the Little Band That Could


12:30 P.M.

Marie McKinney-Ponce


1:30 P.M. - 2 P.M.

Tug-of-war and relay races



Inatesso Pizzabar Casano

Pickle Me Pete

Pop Bar

The Go-Go Grill


In Wagner Park, adjacent to the Museum. Picnicking encouraged. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

In case of rain, the event will be held in the Museum. Due to limited capacity, tickets will be released on a first-come first served basis starting at 10 A.M.

This program is made possible through a generous gift from the Margaret Neubart Foundation Trust.

Co-presented by The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, and the Battery Park City Parks Conservancy

These concerts are 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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