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Light Up the Night
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New Families, New Traditions

Speaker Series

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StoryTime


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Soul to Soul
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Light in the Public Realm
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The New York Times and the Leo Frank Case
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Breaking Bread
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  NEW YEAR'S DAY AT THE MUSEUM  
 

CONCERT     ~SOLD OUT~
Sunday, January 1, 2 P.M

Bashaynt Di Nakht! (Light Up the Night)

Ring in the New Year with a concert of the greatest songs from the era of the critically acclaimed The Golden Bride, featuring New York's finest singers with an orchestra.

To purchase tickets by phone, call 212.213.2120 ext. 206.

$30, $20 MJH and NYTF Members



Presented by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

 

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMEMORATIVE CONCERT
Sunday, January 15, 2 P.M.

Soul to Soul

Featuring Lisa Fishman, Cantor Magda Fishman, Elmore James and Tony Perry; with Musical Director Zalmen Mlotek.

This joyful and moving concert explores the parallel experience of two minority people’s paths to find America’s promise of freedom, overcoming segregation, prejudice, and economic hardship. This concert features stirring songs in Yiddish and English, culminating in a high-energy collection of songs from the Civil Rights era.

$28 Preferred Seating, $20, $15 Members



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GALLERY TALK
Tuesday, January 17, 3 P.M.

Light in the Public Realm

Artist and designer James Carpenter, creator of the installation Reflection Passage that is, located on the Museum’s third floor, discusses his use of materials and light to transform public spaces.

Free – Advance Registration Recommended

 

 
 

GALLERY TALK
Wednesday, January 18, 7 P.M.

The New York Times and the Leo Frank Case

Author Steve Oney with New York Times writer Joe Berger

Learn how Adolph Ochs used his newspaper, The New York Times, to take on the Leo Frank case as his own personal crusade against anti-Semitism.

Free – Advance Registration Recommended



Take a tour of the exhibition
Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited at 6 P.M. Due to limited space, please register by calling 646.437.4202.

 
 

MJH KIDS THEATER
Sunday, January 22, 11 A.M.

Breaking Bread

Join us for a hands-on challah braiding workshop and an original play inspired by the PJ Library book Rise & Shine: A Challah Day Tale.

$8, Free for Children and Grandchildren of Members
Advance registration is encouraged as space and materials are limited.

This program is generously supported by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and the Margaret Neubart Foundation

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GALLERY TALK
Wednesday, January 25, 3 P.M.

After 9/11

Museum President & CEO Michael S. Glickman in conversation with Alice Greenwald, Director of the National September 11 Memorial Museum

Two lower Manhattan museum directors discuss the impact of 9/11 on the downtown community and the rebirth that has happened in the years since.

Free – Advance Registration Recommended


 
  SPECIAL EVENT  
 

NIGHT
Sunday, January 29, 3 P.M. - 8 P.M.

An International Tribute to Elie Wiesel: A Community Reading of Night

Produced by the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust and National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

Featuring Elisha Wiesel, Andre Aciman, Ambassador Katalin Bogyay - Permanent Representative of Hungary to the UN, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Ambassador Dani Dayan - Consul General of Israel in New York, Ambassador François Delattre - Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, Tovah Feldshuh, Joel Grey, Sheldon Harnick, Jessica Hecht, Fanya Gottesfeld Heller, David Hyde Pierce, Bill T. Jones, Daniel and Nina Libeskind, Sheila Nevins, Itzhak Perlman, Ron Rifkin, Geraldo Rivera, Daryl Roth, Brita Wagener - Consul General of Germany, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, and many others

Be part of this special event from anywhere in the world via free livestream beginning at 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. EST at www.mjhnyc.org/night.

Luminaries, friends, and community leaders pay tribute to Elie Wiesel in a community reading of Wiesel’s seminal work, Night. Join us for this very special free event honoring the life and work of Elie Wiesel.

The Museum is FREE all day, from 10 A.M. to 8 P.M..

Hear Holocaust survivors share their testimonies in the Museum's Core Exhibition prior to the Tribute from 12 P.M. to 2 P.M.

The live reading will be from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M in the Museum’s Edmond J. Safra Hall and throughout the building via live simulcast with comfortable seating spaces so all visitors can join together as a community and share this moving experience.

Due to to overwhelming demand, stand-by tickts to view the Tribute on site at the Museum are only available at this time and will be given out at the Museum's admissions desk on January 29. You may arrive at any time throughout the program. There will be two intermissions at approximately 4:45 P.M. and 6:30 P.M.

The community reading of Night can be viewed across the country and around the world – free live streaming of the Tribute will be available at www.mjhnyc.org/night

#nycReadsNight  #WeRemember


Live streaming is made possible through a community engagement partnership with Battery Park City Authority.

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


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