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.

Sundays at 10:30 A.M.

March 5
April 9
May 21


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.

Wednesdays at 3:30pm


March 1, 15 & 29
April 5, 19
May 3, 17

June 7

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

Enjoy hands-on performances and craft activities for young audiences ages 3-7 (and sometimes older) and their grown-ups.


Sunday March 12, 11 A.M.

A Playful Purim with Kompot

Come in costume and enjoy mask making, music, and an engaging performance of an original play based on the PJ Library Book Purim Play by Roni Schotter..

$8, Free for Children & Grandchildren of Members

Co-presented by

Sunday March 19, 10:30 A.M.

Family Concert featuring Jam with Jamie
Ballroom at Temple Israel, 112 E. 75th Street, NY, NY 10021

Join us Sunday morning for bagels and refreshments, and get ready for a serious jam session that will get everyone up and dancing! Jam out to traditional children’s songs, rock n’ roll oldies, and today’s hits. Interactive concert, best for families with kids ages 0-6, older siblings and grandparents welcome.

$50 per family / $36 per family for Museum and Temple Israel Members

Special Thanks to

Sunday April 2, 10 A.M.


Get ready for Passover with interactive workshops and performances – design a family Haggadah, create matzah covers and Elijah and Miriam cups, learn Passover songs, and much more.

$10, Free for Children & Grandchildren of Members

Co-presented by

Family Programs and MJH Kids Music are 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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