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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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Feb 1
Feb 2
Feb 3

Telling It the Way It Was with Arlene Alda

Books & Writers, Lectures & Discussions

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Telling It the Way It Was with Arlene Alda

Wednesday, February 3 at 7 pm 


Gain firsthand insights from Fulbright Scholar, author, and professional clarinetist (really!) Arlene Alda as she takes us on a journey to the Bronx through oral histories that span six decades...

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Members/Docents/Volunteer Book Club

Books & Writers, Lectures & Discussions, Members Events

Members/Docents/Volunteer Book Club

Wednesday, February 3

4 - 5:30pm
Free for Members, Volunteers, and Docents

All Museum Members, Volunteers, and Docents are welcome to join us as we discuss this month's selection, Arlene Alda's Just Kids from the Bronx: Telling it the Way it Was: An Oral History.  

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Feb 14

Second Sunday Family Corner

Family-friendly

Second Sunday Family Corner

Sunday, February 14th at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

FREE with Museum admission and children 12 and under are free.

One book One Philadelphia happens every February till March. This years book is ‘Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier’. 

The goal  of this month is to promote reading, literacy and libraries. This initiative also helps to connect people. When everyone reads the same book people will share their stories and might post these on social media. 


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Feb 15

Presidents' Day at NMAJH

Family-friendly

Presidents' Day at NMAJH

Monday, February 15

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free

Celebrate Presidents’ Day at the Museum and explore how American leaders impacted history, American society, and the American Jewish community.  Meet George Washington and examine...

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Sensory-Friendly Access Event

Family-friendly

Sensory-Friendly Access Event

Monday, February 15

10 am - 12 pm 

Free

Children, teens, and adults with special needs are invited to join us in a quiet space for activities to mark Presidents’ Day and Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month (JDAM)...

In partnership with Whole Community Inclusion  and JCHAI

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Feb 16
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Feb 18

Young Friends Curated Cocktails

Exhibitions, Lectures & Discussions, Members Events

Young Friends Curated Cocktails

Thursday, February 18

6:00 - 8:00pm
$12/Free for Young Friends Members

Explore the Museum's newest installation American Roots: The Andrews Family with Chief Registrar and Associate Curator Claire Pingel and stay for cocktails afterwards.

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Feb 28

Halacha (Jewish Law) and Community: Challenges and Approaches

Halacha (Jewish Law) and Community: Challenges and Approaches

Sunday, February 28
8:45 am - 1:00 pm


Ticketing and registration instructions:
$10 in advance, $15 at the door day-of

Register and pay via PayPal to mekorhabracha@gmail.com. (Please indicate you are registering for the Yom Iyyun.)
Advanced registration strongly encouraged. PayPal instructions below.

The Museum is pleased to host a Yom Iyyun (day of learning) organized by Mekor Habracha Center City Synagogue with Keynote Speaker Rabbi Steve Greenberg from ESHEL...

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Feb 29