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Programs

We’re having an idea party, and you’re invited.

Whether we’re discussing history or new ideas, the meaning of freedom or the joys and challenges of being who you are in today’s America, join us for an ever-changing roster of dynamic programming that brings the museum and exhibitions to life.

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Nov 1
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Nov 6

An Evening with Alex Karpovsky and the Philly Premiere of RED FLAG

Films & Filmmakers, Members Events

An Evening with Alex Karpovsky and the Philly Premiere of RED FLAG

Wednesday, November 6

7:00pm

At the Ritz East, 125 S 2nd St

$10 for Young Friends of NMAJH, graduate students, and young professionals

Join the Young Friends of NMAJH, Renaissance Group, and The Collaborative to see the Philly Premiere of Red Flag, a comedy by Alex Karpovsky.  

Click here for more informationEvent type:Films & Filmmakers, Members Events


American Presidents and American Jews-Adult Education Course

Lectures & Discussions

Rabbi Lance Sussman, PhD

American Presidents and American Jews-Adult Education Course

Wednesday, November 6 @ 10:15am

$90/75 for members, $65 for teachers

Instructed by Rabbi Lance Sussman, PhD, this course will explore the relations between seven American Presidents and the Jewish communities of their times.

Week 1: George Washington

Registration deadline: November 1, 2013

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Nov 7

The Yellow Ticket - Houston Premiere

Concerts & Performances, Films & Filmmakers

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Deutsches Filminstitut

The Yellow Ticket - Houston Premiere

Thursday, November 7

Tickets coming soon!

The Yellow Ticket is a live multi-media concert event featuring a new score by violinist Alicia Svigals that reanimates a silent cinema classic. Set in Poland and Tsarist Russia, the 1918 film—starring legendary actress Pola Negri—portrays a woman’s struggle to overcome adversity in a story of secret identities, heroic measures, and triumphant love.

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Nov 8
Nov 9
Nov 10

Coming to America-Immigration Stories

Family-friendly

Coming to America-Immigration Stories

Sunday, November 10 at 10am

Family workshops include Museum admission and children 12 and under are free.

Explore immigrant life at the turn of the twentieth century by following the journey of a Jewish family from Eastern Europe. Re-trace and share the story of your own family. Activities are developed with multigenerational groups in mind and are fun for kids and adults alike.

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Nov 11
Nov 12

The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects

Books & Writers

The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects

Tuesday, November 12 at 7:00 pm

$12/$8 Members
Registration required

Purchase Member tickets
Purchase Non-member tickets

Don't miss this inside look at American History through the treasures of the Smithsonian, including objects currently on-view at the Museum.

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Nov 13

Philly premiere of My Awkward Sexual Adventure

Films & Filmmakers, Members Events

Philly premiere of My Awkward Sexual Adventure

Wednesday, November 13
7:00 pm 
At the Ritz Five at 214 Walnut Street

$10 for Young Friends of NMAJH, graduate students, and young professionals

Join the Young Friends of NMAJH and the 20s/30s group of the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival to see the Philly Premiere of My Awkward Sexual Adventure.  

Click here for more informationEvent type:Films & Filmmakers, Members Events


American Presidents and American Jews-Adult Education Course

Lectures & Discussions

Rabbi Lance Sussman, PhD

American Presidents and American Jews-Adult Education Course

Wednesday, November 13 at 10:15am

$90/75 for members, $65 for teachers

Instructed by Rabbi Lance Sussman, PhD, this course will explore the relations between seven American Presidents and the Jewish communities of their times.

Week 2: Abraham Lincoln / Ulysses S. Grant


Registration deadline: November 1, 2013

Click here for more informationEvent type:Lectures & Discussions


Nov 14
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Nov 16
Nov 17
Nov 18
Nov 19
Nov 20

American Jews and American Presidents-Adult Education Course

Lectures & Discussions

Rabbi Lance Sussman, PhD

American Jews and American Presidents-Adult Education Course

Wednesday, November 20 at 10:15 am

$90/$75 Members, $65 teachers

Instructed by Rabbi Lance Sussman, PhD, this course will explore the relations between seven American Presidents and the Jewish communities of their times.

Week 3: Woodrow Wilson / Franklin D. Roosevelt


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Nov 21
Nov 22
Nov 23
Nov 24

Members Only Orchestra Trip - SOLD OUT!

Concerts & Performances, Members Events, NMAJH in the Community

Photo Credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Members Only Orchestra Trip - SOLD OUT!

Sunday, November 24 at 2pm
$77 per ticket

Join your fellow Members at the Philadelphia Orchestra as they present “Perlman Returns”, featuring legendary musician Itzhak Perlman as both conductor and violinist.  

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Hanukkah Celebration with the Jewish Federation Renaissance Group

Family-friendly

Hanukkah Celebration with the Jewish Federation Renaissance Group

Sunday November 24 at 10am-12pm

Join the young families of the Renaissance Group and the National Museum of American Jewish History for a Chanukah celebration and interactive gallery exploration! The morning will be complete with dreidel making, a song session, latke eating, Menorah lighting, and learning about the story of Chanukah!

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