Tuesday, November 1, 2022

MJH November Events: "The Disappearance of Josef Mengele," "When Zaydeh Danced at Eldridge Street," and more


November Museum events are here! We hope you’ll join us for our public programs, spanning the full breadth and depth of Jewish heritage and history, in person at the Museum and virtually.  



NOVEMBER in person



Limited Tickets: Curator Tour of Boris Lurie: Nothing to Do But to Try
Thursday, November 3 | 6:30 PM ET






Theater: When Zaydeh Danced on Eldridge Street
Thursday, November 17-20





NOVEMBER virtual



Virtual Walking Tour: Wonders of Ashkelon National Park
Sunday, November 6 | 11:00 AM ET

$36 for nonmembers | $18 for members

Stories Survive: The Extraordinary Life of Yaffa Eliach with Smadar Rosensweig
Sunday, November 6 | 2:00 PM ET




Core Focus Class: The Jewish World Before the Holocaust
Monday, November 7 | 12:30 PM ET

This year-long series of roundtable classes is focused on special topics raised in the Museum’s new exhibition, The Holocaust: What Hate Can Do. Each class will be moderated by Professor Judy Tydor Baumel-Schwartz, scholar at Bar-Ilan University and member of the exhibition’s curatorial team and will feature a rotating roster of scholars and experts.

$36 for nonmembers | $18 for members






The Disappearance of Josef Mengele Book Talk
Thursday, November 10 | 7:00 PM ET

In his new novel, The Disappearance of Josef MengeleOlivier Guez traces Josef Mengele’s travels after the Holocaust, as he kept two steps ahead of those trying to capture him. Guez will be in conversation with Sam Sacks, Fiction Critic at the Wall Street Journal, about his book and his research.






The History of Antisemitism: Blood Libel
Tuesday, November 29 | 7:00 PM ET

Throughout history and as recently as last week, Jews have been accused of “blood libel.” This history dates to the second century BCE and continued to grow, which we will explore in this panel. 





Public programming at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy C. Hochul and the New York State Legislature; Battery Park City Authority; The Goldie and David Blanksteen Foundation; Marcia Horowitz Educational Fund for Cross-Cultural Awareness; and other generous donors.