• CONCERT: The Land of Israel – in Song

    Monday, March 4, 2019, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Israeli singer Ariella Edvy and the MusicTalks ensemble embark on a musical journey through Israel’s diverse sites and environments – from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea, from bustling cities to agricultural kibbutzim. Through an array of vivid site-specific songs…

  • CURATOR’S TOUR: Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War

    Thursday, March 7, 2019, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    Join curator Ilona Moradof on a tour of Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War, illuminating the organized rescue efforts that brought thousands of children from Nazi Europe to Great Britain in the late 1930s. Explore the children’s difficult and ofte…

  • ART WORKSHOP: Assemblage Portraiture in the Spirit of Purim

    Sunday, March 10, 2019, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

    Multi-media artist Deborah Yasinsky will lead participants in a portraiture workshop, using recycled, non-traditional materials to create a richly textured image with hidden elements! Learn new techniques and explore the idea of hiddenness (hester panim) in the holida…

  • FILM SCREENING: My Knees Were Jumping—Remembering the Kindertransports

    Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    Join director Melissa Hacker and NPR journalist Uri Berliner to watch and discuss the first documentary film to tell the heart-wrenching story of the Kindertransports. After the screening, Hacker and Berliner will talk about how the Kindertransport affected their own …

  • FILM SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION: Black Honey: The Life and Poetry of Avraham Sutzkever

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Black Honey: The Life and Poetry of Avraham Sutzkever (2018) recounts the story of one of the greatest Yiddish poets who became a symbol of national resistance and creative survival. The film, which complements YUM’s exhibition Lost & Found – A Family Photo Album, wil…

  • CURATOR’S TALK: Lost & Found – A Family Photo Album

    Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    Join curator Jacob Wisse on a tour of Lost & Found, exploring the remarkable story of a pre-war family photo album that was owned a woman who was deported from the Kovno Ghetto in 1943. Prior to her deportation, she smuggled the album to a non-Jewish Lithuanian family…

  • CONCERT: Stern College for Women New Music Ensemble-in-Residence

    Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    The Ensemble-in-Residence of Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, performs the work of 20th-century and contemporary Jewish composers, including the premiere of Concertino No. 2 for clarinet and chamber ensemble by David Glaser, chair of Stern’s music departme…

  • CURATOR’S TOUR: Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War

    Monday, April 1, 2019, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    Join curator Ilona Moradof on a tour of Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War, illuminating the organized rescue efforts that brought thousands of children from Nazi Europe to Great Britain in the late 1930s. Explore the children’s difficult and ofte…

  • CONCERT: Israel and Eurovision 1973-2019

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Featuring Israeli singers Ariella Edvy and Omer Shaish along with the MusicTalks ensemble, this high-energy concert celebrates Israel’s participation in Europe’s iconic song competition. Host Elad Kabilio highlights Israel’s entries from past competitions, including w…

  • Family Genealogy Day: Exploring Family Photos Session 1

    Sunday, April 7, 2019, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

    Description: With activities for the whole family, find out how family photos help us discover and document our family history. Learn how to preserve and scrapbook your family photos or explore the changing fashions and informative clues in our family photo collection…