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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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Apr 1
Apr 2

In the Community: Book Talk with Judy Wicks

Books & Writers, NMAJH in the Community

In the Community: Book Talk with Judy Wicks

Tuesday, April 2 at 5:30 pm

At Temple University

Free and open to the public. No RSVP required.

Judy Wicks is founder of the socially progressive White Dog Café in West Philly and the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. She will talk about her new book...

Click here for more informationEvent type:Books & Writers, NMAJH in the Community


Apr 3
Apr 4

Activism & Justice: An Evening with the Inspiring Simon Deng

Lectures & Discussions

Activism & Justice: An Evening with the Inspiring Simon Deng

Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 pm

$12/$8 Members
$10 students
Purchase tickets here

Presented by Young Friends of NMAJH

Simon Deng, the South Sudanese activist and survivor of child slavery, was kidnapped and sold into slavery...

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Apr 5
Apr 6
Apr 7
Apr 8
Apr 9
Apr 10

In the Community: How Jewish Food Became Jewish

Lectures & Discussions, NMAJH in the Community

In the Community: How Jewish Food Became Jewish

Wednesday, April 10 at 12:00 pm

At The Gershman Y
Broad and Pine Streets, Philadelphia

$18 in advance/$20 at the door (includes a kosher meat deli lunch)
Purchase tickets here

Just what is Jewish food and when did certain foods become Jewish? Temple University scholar Ariella Werden will look at...

Click here for more informationEvent type:Lectures & Discussions, NMAJH in the Community


Apr 11

Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom: Ladino Songs Renewed

Concerts & Performances

Photo Credit: Gretjen Helene

The Guy Mendilow Ensemble

Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom: Ladino Songs Renewed

Thursday, April 11 at 7:00 pm

$12/$8 NMAJH & Raices Culturales Members
Purchase tickets here

Presented with the Consulate General of Israel to the Mid-Atlantic Region and Raices Culturales Latinoamericanas

Step into a new world of Ladino music, re-imagined by the award-winning Guy Mendilow Ensemble...

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Apr 12
Apr 13
Apr 14

The Clay Studio @ NMAJH

Family-friendly

Photo Credit: Photography Bloom

The Clay Studio at NMAJH on December 25, 2012

The Clay Studio @ NMAJH

Sunday, April 11
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm (drop-in)

Free with Museum Admission
(...and kids under 12 are always FREE!)

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Join The Clay Studio for a special "hands"-on project in observance of Israel's Memorial Day and in celebration of Israel's Independence Day.  

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Apr 15

IN THE COMMUNITY: How Kosher is Kosher?

Lectures & Discussions, NMAJH in the Community

IN THE COMMUNITY: How Kosher is Kosher?

Monday, April 15 at 10:00 am

At Temple University

Free and open to the public. RSVP required
For more information contact Bryant Simon at brysimon@temple.edu

What does it mean to keep kosher today -- and what should it mean? This half-day symposium will bring together noted journalist Sue Fishkoff...

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Apr 16
Apr 17

Words Off the Page: An Evening with Distinguished Women Poets

Books & Writers

Photo Credit: Bob Weinberg

Eleanor Wilner

Words Off the Page: An Evening with Distinguished Women Poets

Wednesday, April 17 at 7:00 pm

$10/$5 Members
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In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Museum presents Kathryn Hellerstein, Lynn Levin, Taije Silverman, Elaine Terranova, and Eleanor Wilner...

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Apr 18
Apr 19

jkidphilly @ NMAJH

Family-friendly

jkidphilly @ NMAJH


Friday, April 19 at 10:30 am


Free and open to the public
Reserve tickets here


Join jkidphilly for a casual playdate at the Museum where kids and families can socialize and...


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Apr 20
Apr 21

PJFF: Deaf Jam

Films & Filmmakers, NMAJH in the Community

Aneta Brodski

PJFF: Deaf Jam

Sunday, April 21 at 3:00 pm
At The Gershman Y

$10 General Admission/$9 Seniors/$5 Students with valid ID
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In this breakout documentary, Anita, a Russian-Israeli-American high schooler at the vanguard of a new generation of American Sign Language poets...

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Apr 22
Apr 23
Apr 24

Members-Only Preview Screening of Koch - SOLD OUT

Films & Filmmakers, Members Events

Members-Only Preview Screening of Koch - SOLD OUT

Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30 pm

Free and available to all NMAJH Members

Museum exhibition will stay open until 6:30 pm

Catch Koch in this private members-only screening at NMAJH before its official Philadelphia release on April 26!

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Apr 25
Apr 26
Apr 27
Apr 28
Apr 29

The Yellow Ticket - Boston Premiere

Concerts & Performances, Films & Filmmakers

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Deutsches Filminstitut

The Yellow Ticket - Boston Premiere

Monday, April 29 at 7:30 pm

At the Coolidge Corner Theatre

$25 General Admission
Purchase tickets here

The Yellow Ticket is a live multi-media concert event featuring a new score by violinist Alicia Svigals that reanimates a silent cinema classic...

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Apr 30