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.


November 6 | 10:30 A.M.
December 4 | 10:30 A.M.


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


October 5 & 19
November 9 & 30

December 7 & 21

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 3-7 and their grown-ups.

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.


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.


Sunday, November 6, 11:00 A.M.

All Aboard!

Pick up your passport and get your tickets at this hands-on workshop. Board a boat and watch an original play based on the PJ Library story, When Jessie Came Across the Sea.

$8, Free for Children and Grandchildren of Members

Tickets sold at the door.


Sunday, December 18, 10:00 A.M.


Get ready for Hanukkah with food, music, and hands-on activities.

$10, Free for Children and Grandchildren of MJH/NYTF/WC Members



Co-sponsored by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene and Workmen’s Circle


Sunday, December 25, 11:00 A.M.

Kids and Yiddish Rides Again

Join NYTF for a reunion concert of its popular family show described as SNL meets Sesame Street. For families with children ages 4 and up.

$20, $10 Children and MJH/NYTF Members, $40 Families of 4


Presented by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

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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