Sruli and Lisa’s Family Band features internationally known Klezmer personalities Sruli Dresdner and Lisa Mayer, their son Zach Mayer, and 12-year-old twins Johnny and Charlie. The family plays violin, accordion, clarinet, percussion, saxophone, and a bunch of wackier instruments—and they sing and dance and tell Jewish jokes.

Join the Museum for “Oy Vey! Klezmer for Kids!,” an afternoon with Sruli and Lisa’s Family Band intended for kids of all ages and their families. You’ll hear all kinds of Jewish music: Klezmer, Hasidic, Israeli, and Nigunim (wordless melodies), some old and some new. You’ll sing, shout, clap, dance, laugh, and—oy vey!—you’ll have a good time.

This program will be held live in the Museum’s Edmond J. Safra Hall. To attend the program in person (limited capacity), register here. To attend the program from home by watching the livestream, register here. Both in person and virtual attendance are free, but a $10 suggested donation helps enable us to present programs like this one. We thank you for your support.

This program is sponsored in part through the Battery Park City Authority community partnership.

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Family programs at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust are made possible, in part, by the Margaret Neubart Foundation Trust.

Public programming at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; a Humanities New York CARES Grant with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal CARES Act; and other generous donors.

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