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Storytime

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Yiddish 101

The Némirovsky Question
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New Families, New Traditions

Katyn

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Chasing the King of Hearts
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Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger's Life

Young Friends Purim Party

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Yiddish 101

Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War

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Museum Closed
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A Playful Purim with Kompot

The Diary of Anne Frank
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Storytime
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Family Concert ft. Jam with Jamie

Create Your Family’s Graphic Novel

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After Auschwitz
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Young Friends Brunch and Tour

Bogdan’s Journey
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Storytime

Afterimage

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On Tyranny
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COURSE
Thursdays, February 9 - March 9, 1 P.M. – 2 P.M.

Yiddish 101

With Motl Didner, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

Learn to schmooze in Yiddish at this five-week introductory course that includes boxed lunches from Lox, the Museum’s cafe.

$100

To register, email mdidner@nytf.org or call 212-213-2120 X202. Advance registration is required.

Co-Presented by

 
 

BOOK TALK
Thursday, March 2, 7 P.M.

The Némirovsky Question
(Yale University Press, 2016)

With author Susan Rubin Suleiman

Suleiman delves into the life of Russian émigré Irène Némirovsky, whose brilliant career as a writer in 1930s France ended tragically with her death in Auschwitz.

Free – Advance Registration Recommended

 

 

HOMAGE TO ANDRZEJ WAJDA
Post screening discussions with Professor Stuart Liebman, CUNY

 

FILM
Sunday, March 5, 2 P.M.

Katyn
(2007, 121 mins., Blu-Ray, Polish with English Subtitles)

Wajda tells the story of the mass murder of thousands of captured Polish army officers by Soviet secret police in the spring of 1940, one of whom was his own father.

With thanks to Aleksandra Biernacka, Akson Studio, Poland

$15, $12 Members, Free for Students with ID

 

 

ADVANCE PREVIEW SCREENING
Wednesday, March 29, 7 P.M.

Afterimage
(2016, 98 mins., Blu-Ray, Polish with English Subtitles)

Special guest Andrzej Krakowski, CUNY

Wajda’s last film, a morally clear-eyed evocation of post-war Stalinist Poland, tells the story of Wladyslaw Strzeminski, a disabled World War I veteran, who becomes a leading abstract painter.

Thanks to Filmmovement

$15, $12 Members, Free for Students with ID


 
 

BOOK TALK
Monday, March 6, 7 P.M.

Chasing the King of Hearts
(Feminist Press, 2017)

Translator Philip Boehm in conversation with Tablet Literary Editor David Samuels and Historian Natalia Aleksiun

“A profound and uplifting masterpiece” – The Guardian

When her husband is arrested in Nazi-occupied Poland, Izolda endures unending brutality to ensure his safety.

Free – Advance Registration Recommended

Co-presented by

 

 
 

BOOK TALK
Tuesday, March 7, 7 P.M.

Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger’s Life
(Dopple House Press, 2016)

With author Sarah Kaminsky and former New York Times writer Joe Berger

Kaminsky discusses the legacy of her father, whose work as a forger for the French Resistance saved the lives of 14,000 Jews.

Free – Advance Registration Recommended

Take a tour of the Resistance gallery in the Core Exhibition at 6 P.M. Due to limited space, please register by calling 646.437.4202.

 
 

FILM
Thursday, March 9, 3 P.M.

Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War
(2016, 118 mins., Blu-Ray)

Directed by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky; Narrated by Tom Hanks

Post screening discussion with Artemis Joukowsky

In 1939, Martha and Waitstill Sharp, Unitarian Ministers from Massachusetts, traded their family life for a dangerous mission to rescue hundreds of refugees.

Free – Advance Registration Recommended

 

 
 

FAMILY PROGRAM
Sunday March 12, 11 A.M.

A Playful Purim with Kompot

Come in costume and enjoy mask making, music, and an engaging performance of an original play based on the PJ Library Book Purim Play by Roni Schotter..

$8, Free for Children & Grandchildren of Members

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CLASSIC FILM
Sunday, March 12, 1 P.M.

The Diary of Anne Frank
(1959, 179 mins., Blu-Ray, English)

Post screening discussion with actress Millie Perkins, who portrayed Anne Frank in the film

Hollywood master George Stevens’ 1959 drama, starring then 19-year-old Millie Perkins, was the first post-war Hollywood film to directly address the Nazi’s crimes against humanity.

$15, $12 Members, Free for Students with ID

 

 
 

WORKSHOP
Sunday, March 19, 2 -3:30 P.M.

Create Your Family’s Graphic Novel

Taught by JB Brager, Comics Artist

Participants learn how to present family histories in the form of illustrated comics. Bring reproductions of family photographs or use materials provided. For ages 13 through adult. No drawing experience is necessary.

$15, $12 Members

Co-presented by

 
 

NEW YORK PREMIERE
Wednesday, March 22, 7 P.M.

After Auschwitz
(2017, 82 mins., Blu-Ray, English)

Post screening discussion with director Jon Kean

This film profiles six courageous women determined to be more than just survivors in America.

$15, $12 Members

Co-presented by

 
 

FILM
Sunday, March 26, 2 P.M.

Bogdan’s Journey
(2016, 90 mins., Blu-Ray, Polish with English Subtitles)

Post screening discussion with Eva Fogelman, PhD, psychologist, author, filmmaker, Lawrence Loewinger, co-producer/director, and Manny Bekier, President, Kieltzer Society

BOGDAN'S JOURNEY is the story of one man’s efforts to mend the wounds of a murderous assault sparked by the centuries-old false allegation that Jews murder Christians to use their blood for ritual purposes.

Free – Advance Registration Recommended

Co-presented by

 
 

BOOK TALK
Thursday, March 30, 7 P.M.

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
(Tim Duggan Books, 2017)

With Professor Tim Snyder, Yale University

From one of this generation’s leading historians, this timely new book serves as a warning for 21st century threats to democracy. Snyder dissects the events and values that enabled the rise of Hitler and Stalin and the implementation of their catastrophic policies.

$15, $12 Members

Co-presented by

 





The Museum's public programs are made possible through a generous gift from Mrs. Lily Safra.


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