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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.

Free—Drop-In

Programs take place one Sunday per month and start at 10: 30 A.M.

January 25, February 22, March 22, and May 3

 

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. Everyone is welcome.

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

 

New Families, New Traditions is generously supported by the Gloria Gray Foundation.

 

 

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.

Free—Drop-In

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

January 7 & 21, February 4 & 18, March 4 & 18, April 1 & 15, and May 6 & 20

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, February 22, 2 P.M.

Emma Lazarus and Me

Kids, bring your parents and grandparents for an afternoon of stories. Hear tales of Emma Lazarus, whose poem is inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty, before taking a mini-tour of the Museum and recording your own family’s story. For ages 8 to 10.

$5, Free for members

Presented with PJ Library

 

Sunday, March 1, 2 P.M.

Blast Off into Purim

1 P.M. – 4 P.M. Crafts Activities
1.30 P.M. Family Mini-Tour
2 P.M. Concert

Join Tim and the Space Cadets as they celebrate the superheroes of Purim. Costumes are encouraged. For ages 3 to 10.

$10, $7 children 10 and under
Members special: Pay $7 and bring up to 3 children for free, $5 for each additional child

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

 

Sunday, March 29, 2 P.M.

Stupendous Model Seder with ShirLaLa

1 P.M. – 4 P.M. Crafts Activities
1.30 P.M. Family Mini-Tour
2 P.M. Concert

Join ShirLaLa for an engaging model seder featuring interactive storytelling, live music, and traditional Passover food. For ages 3 to 10.

$10, $7 children 10 and under
Members special: Pay $7 and bring up to 3 children for free, $5 for each additional child

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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