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Playful Purim (Ages 0-3)


2 P.M. Purim Bash with the Mama Doni Band


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Young Friends Punchline Purim

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BOOK PROGRAM
Sunday, February 3, 1 P.M.

Emerging Metropolis: New York Jews in the Age of Immigration, 1840-1920

(NYU Press, 2012)

With co-authors Annie Polland, Tenement Museum, and Daniel Soyer, Fordham University

In this volume of the highly praised series, City of Promises: A History of the Jews of New York, Polland and Soyer explore the myriad ways the city shaped its Jews and how Jews, in turn, shaped the city.

Free with suggested donation

Tickets will be available at the box office on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 11 A.M. on the day of the program. Separate ticket required for Museum admission.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles, closing this month. Tour the exhibition at 12 P.M. Pre-registration for the tour is suggested. Call 646.437.4202.

 

   

BOOK PROGRAM
Wednesday, February 6, 7 P.M.
I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen
(Ecco/HarperCollins, 2012)

Author Sylvie Simmons in conversation with Liel Leibovitz, senior writer, Tablet Magazine

Simmons and Leibovitz discuss the fascinating life of the iconic singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen—a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and descendent of a Talmudic scholar—whose brilliant career has spanned more than four decades.

Free with suggested donation

Tickets will be available at the box office on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 4 P.M. on the day of the program.


   

FAMILY PURIM PROGRAM
Sunday, February 10, 2 P.M.
Purim Bash with the Mama Doni Band

1 P.M. - 4 P.M. Craft Activities Free with concert ticket
2 P.M. Concert

Mama Doni is back for another high energy Purim celebration featuring original songs and a costume parade. For ages 3 to 10.

$10, $7 children 10 and under; Museum members: $7, $5 children 10 and under

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


   

COMEDY
Wednesday, February 27, 7 P.M.
Hava Nagila: The Movie
(2012, 75 min.)

Directed by Roberta Grossman, written by Sophie Sartain; post-screening discussion with the director

Featuring interviews with Harry Belafonte, Leonard Nimoy, Regina Spektor and more, this film follows the ubiquitous party song on its fascinating journey to become one of the biggest hits on the global jukebox, even inspiring the Museum's current exhibition.

$10, $7 students/seniors, $5 members

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Hava Nagila: A Song for the People. See the exhibition before the program.

The film's limited New York release begins on March 1.




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


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