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Young Friends

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The mission of the Young Friends of NMAJH is to inspire and involve the young professional community (ages 21-40) of Greater Philadelphia through social, educational, networking, and philanthropic programming celebrating American Jewish history and culture.

Join us as a Young Friends Member today!

Young Friend Individual Membership $40 / Young Friend Dual Membership $60

Benefits include:

  • Discount to all Museum programs
  • Cocktail Receptions, Shabbat Dinners, Special Holiday Events
  • Networking and Leadership Opportunities

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NMAJH Young Friends Board

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Chair, Jake Markovitz

Young Friends Board Members at Large,  Bryan Leib, Ellie Levy, Ali Sayer, Alex Weiner, and Shana Weiner

Interested in joining a committee? Email Caroline Seibel at

Interested in becoming a Young Friends Board Member? Fill out this Google Form telling us a little about yourself and why we want you want to join our Board!

Upcoming Events

Young Friends Curated Cocktails: Sara Berman's Closet Edition

Thursday, June 20th 6-8pm

It's SBC + IBG!  Come after-hours to see special exhibition Sara Berman's Closet, with the Museum's curators on hand to provide an inside look into this work.  We'll follow the curating with cocktails across the street at Independence Beer Garden for continued conversation, games, and complimentary drinks and snacks.

$12/FREE for Young Friends Members
Member tickets
Non-member tickets

The Museum will be accepting gently worn clothing in partnership with Our Closet that evening.

Our Closet Pop-Up Shop

Sunday, June 30th 10am-12pm

In partnership with Our Closet, the Museum will host a free pop-up shop on our Concourse level.  Serving community members in need, the pop-up shop simulates a true shopping experience with tables, hanging racks, mirrors, and a checkout counter.  Volunteer associates from the Young Friends of NMAJH will be available to assist with styling and making selections.

Interested in volunteering?  Email Caroline Seibel at for more info. 

Past Events

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