The Museum offers a wide range of fun and educational public programs for families with children ages 0-8. 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 0-4.


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

October 18, November 8, December 13, January 10, February 21, March 13, April 10, and May 1.


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.



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


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

October 14 and 28, November 11, December 2 and 16, January 6 and 20,

February 3 and 17, March 2, 16, and 30, April 13, May 4 and 18, June 1

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 4-8 and their grown-ups.


One Sunday per month at 10:30 A.M.

$8, Free for children and grandchildren of MJH Members
Tickets sold at the door.

MJH Kids is growing. The new MJH Kids Theater series features innovative, hands-on performances inspired by favorite PJ Library books. MJH Kids Music offers shows by celebrated acts, craft activities, and mini-tours of the Museum.

October 25
Blast Off into Fall with Tim Kubart & the Space Cadets

Join the exuberant Tim Kubart and the Space Cadets as they celebrate fall and launch our new season of MJH Kids programming. Following the performance, enjoy a craft activity and a family-friendly mini-tour of a Museum gallery.

November 22
My Favorite Something

Play along as we bring to life an original piece inspired by two of our favorite PJ Library books, Something From Nothing and Joseph Had A Little Overcoat. Enjoy hands-on art activities and a tasty snack.


December 6
Play Me a Story: Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Follow Hershel on a musical journey as he saves Hanukkah by outwitting the goblins that haunt the old synagogue. Following the performance, enjoy an art activity and family-friendly mini-tour of the Museum’s collection of menorahs.

MJH Kids Music is generously supported by the Margaret Neubart Foundation Trust.

MJH Kids Theater is generously supported by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.


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


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