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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

2nd Annual Freedom Seder Revisited

Lectures & Discussions

Photo Credit: Matthew Christopher

Rabbi Arthur Waskow, leader and author of the original 1969 Freedom Seder, welcomes guests to the Museum's 2013 Freedom Seder Revisited

2nd Annual Freedom Seder Revisited

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 6:30 pm

$25/$18 Members
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What does freedom mean to you? This communal event invites you to the Passover table for an evening of commemoration, stories, and a community exploration of freedom in America today.

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Apr 3
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Apr 5
Apr 6

Members Only Mural Arts Trolley Tour

Family-friendly, Members Events, NMAJH in the Community

Photo Credit: Photo Credit: L'dor, V'dor © 2008 City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program / Shira Walinsky & Paul Do

Members Only Mural Arts Trolley Tour

Sunday, April 6 at 11:00am

$36 for Members/$50 for Non-Members guests of Members

Join us for a special morning as we enjoy the renowned, Philadelphia Mural Arts Program’s exclusive “Immigration and Jewish Landmarks Tour.”  

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Apr 7
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Apr 13

Family Films: The Bad News Bears

Exhibitions, Family-friendly, Films & Filmmakers

© Paramount Pictures

Family Films: The Bad News Bears

Sunday, April 13 at 1:00 pm

FREE with Museum Admission

Join us throughout baseball season for a cinema series filled with baseball classics, documentaries, and family films that examine, commemorate, and celebrate America’s love of the game.

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Second Sunday Family Corner

Family-friendly

Photo Credit: NMAJH Staff

Second Sunday Family Corner

Second Sunday Family Corner

Sunday, April 13 10:30 – 3:30 pm

Every second Sunday of the month, the Museum offers family friendly activities that involve interactive gallery exploration, story time, and arts & crafts. Activities are developed with multigenerational groups in mind and are fun for kids and adults alike. 

Most appropriate for ages 5 and up.
FREE with Museum admission and children 12 and under are free. 

To reserve your spot or for more information contact education@nmajh.org or call 215.923.3811 ext. 153. 

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Apr 23

Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust (USA, 2013, 56 min.)

Films & Filmmakers

Refugees attend dinner at the Frieder home; April 30, 1940

Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust (USA, 2013, 56 min.)

Wednesday, April 23 at 7:00 pm

$12/$8 Members
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Join us for this documentary, narrated by Liev Schreiber, that chronicles the incredible, little-known story of a group of courageous friends who helped 1,300 Jews escape the Nazis...

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Apr 24
Apr 25
Apr 26
Apr 27

Remembering Tragedy: Commemoration and Memorialization in America

Lectures & Discussions

Photo Credit: R. Tarver for Visit Philadelphia™

Monument to Six Million Jewish Martyrs in Philadelphia

Remembering Tragedy: Commemoration and Memorialization in America

Sunday, April 27 at 4:00 pm

$8/FREE for Members and PennCard holders
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On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, join us for this discussion about tragedy and memory in America...

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