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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
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Apr 5

5th Annual Freedom Seder Revisited

Concerts & Performances, Exhibitions

5th Annual Freedom Seder Revisited

Wednesday, April 5  •  6:30 pm

$36/$25 Members

Registration deadline extended: March 31
Kosher dinner included. 

An evening of commemoration, stories, and a community exploration of freedom in America, inspired by the original 1969 Freedom Seder.

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Apr 6
Apr 7

C Suite Speaker Series: Financial Expert Amanda Steinberg

Books & Writers, Lectures & Discussions, Members Events

C Suite Speaker Series: Financial Expert Amanda Steinberg

Friday, April 7
8:30 - 9:30am
$25 (includes copy of Steinberg's book Worth It and a light breakfast)

Financial expert Amanda Steinberg launched DailyWorth in 2009 to bring a fresh voice and an outsider’s perspective to personal finance. Forbes named her one of the twenty-one New American Money Masters. 

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Apr 8
Apr 9

Second Sunday

Family-friendly

Second Sunday

Second Sunday Family Activities

Sunday, April 9, 2017
10:00 am – 3:00 pm


Free with Museum admission

Join us for family-friendly activities celebrating freedom and the upcoming holiday of Passover!

Engage in hands-on arts and crafts and read stories in our Story Corner – activities suitable for kids of all ages!

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Apr 27

Curator Tour: 1917: How One Year Changed the World

Exhibitions, Lectures & Discussions, Members Events

American Victory medal presented to Corporal Eva Davidson; verso inscribed, "the Great War for Civilization." National Museum of American Jewish History 1992.126.25. Gift of Judge Murray C. Goldman in memory of his cousin Eva Davidson Radbill.

Curator Tour: 1917: How One Year Changed the World

Thursday, April 27
10am 
Free & Exclusively for Members

Join Chief Curator and Director of Exhibitions and Collections Dr. Josh Perelman for a tour of the Museum's newest special exhibition.

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Young Friends Curated Cocktails

Exhibitions, Lectures & Discussions, Members Events

Photo Credit: Jessi Melcer

Young Friends Curated Cocktails

Thursday, April 27

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

Join us for the next in our quarterly Curated Cocktails.  This event will feature our newest special exhibition, 1917: How One Year Changed the World.

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1917: War, Revolution and American Jewish History

Lectures & Discussions

1917: War, Revolution and American Jewish History

Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, April 27


Individual lecture: $20 non members/$15 members
Two lectures: $35 non members/$25 members

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In conjunction with the special exhibition 1917: How One Year Changed the World, Rabbi Sussman will present two visually-rich lectures highlighting the immense changes brought about before and after this pivotal year. These talks will focus on a constellation of political, social, and cultural events that took place in the Jewish community in America and internationally as well as their interconnections.  Join us as we explore the vortex of World War I and how it impacted and transformed Jewish life in America, Europe and the Middle Eas

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Apr 28
Apr 29
Apr 30

The Future of American Jewish Bible Translation

Lectures & Discussions

The Future of American Jewish Bible Translation

Sunday, April 30  •  9 am – 3:30 pm
At the Museum

Free, advance registration required



A special symposium in celebration of the 100th anniversary of The JPS Holy Scriptures, with many of the nation's leading Bible scholars.

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