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Young Friends

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, as well as Networking and Leadership Opportunities

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NMAJH Young Friends Board

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Chair, Jake Markovitz
Vice Chair, Steven Share

Outreach Committee Chair, Brielle Weinstein
Finance Officer, PJ Koob
Young Friends Board Members at Large, Shana Golen, Zachary Golen, Benjamin Hirsh, Melissa Hochbaum, Ellie Levy, Bryan Lieb, Jacob Markovitz, Steven Share, Ali Sayer, Michael Swift, Alex Weiner, Shana Weiner, and Andrew Zakroff

Interested in joining a committee? Please contact Megan Helzner at

Upcoming Events 

YF HanukkahYoung Friends of NMAJH present: Cocktails and Candle Lighting
Thursday, December 14
7 - 10 pm

Tickets will go on sale soon and will include a special tour of the Museum's exhibition, Power of Protest: The Movement for Free Soviet Jews.


Join the Young Friends of NMAJH for their annual Hanukkah celebration filled with lights, latkes, and libations! Our event, which attracted 150+ guests last year, will feature a specialty cocktail, wine and beer, and Hanukkah-inspired hors d'oeuvres. Attendees will also have the opportunity to tour the Museum's exhibition,  Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews.

Photo Credit: Matthew Christopher Photography


Past Events

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