Event details

November 10, 2019
10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
 

In commemoration of the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Museum provides a public candle-lighting area in the Anne & Bernard Spitzer Grand Foyer and free admission to MJH Highlights*, which includes Ordinary Treasures: Highlights from the Museum of Jewish Heritage Collection, The Pickman Keeping History Center, and Andy Goldsworthy’s contemplative Garden of Stones.

World War II veteran Eugene Polinksy will speak at 1 PM, and Distinguished Research Scholar Debórah Dwork will present the third annual Dr. Yaffa Eliach Memorial Lecture at 2 PM.

Two additional Kristallnacht programs will take place at the Museum on November 11:

*Free admission to MJH Highlights. A separate, paid ticket is required for the special exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.