Monday, February 27, 2023





The Voices of the Second Generation: From Personal Memory to Creative Endeavors
Tuesday, February 28 | 1:30 PM ET

The second segment in the Museum’s series about the writing of the second generation will host speakers from two writing groups, one from Israel and one from the U.S.








Di Shvester – The Sisters: Eleanor Reissa and Cilla Owens with the Paul Shapiro Quartet
Sunday, March 5 | 3:00 PM ET

Celebrate women in Jewish and Yiddish music with Di Shvester: The Sisters. Two of New York’s finest vocalists, Eleanor Reissa and Cilla Owens, will perform alongside the Paul Shapiro Quartet will harmonize, swing, and groove saluting the rich world of Jewish women composers, lyricist, and songstresses. Reissa and Owens have interpreted this music for decades as soloists and bring their experiences and talents together for a foot-tapping, heart-grabbing concert. This concert salutes the rich contribution of Jewish women in Yiddish and English music.

This event is part of Carnegie Hall’s season-long exploration of the many contributions that women have made to the world of music and is co-presented by the Yiddish Book Center. Listen to a podcast about this upcoming event from Yiddish Book Center's The Shmooze.

Members receive $5 off.







Those Who Forget: My Family's Story in Nazi Europe with Géraldine Schwarz

Thursday, March 9 | 6:30 PM ET

In her book, Those Who Forget: My Family’s Story in Nazi Europe, Schwarz weaves together the threads of three generations of her family story with Europe’s process of post-war reckoning with fascism. 

Yiddish Folk Song Illuminated: Juliana Yaffé Sings the Arrangements of Robert De Cormier
Sunday, March 19 | 3:00 PM ET

Internationally acclaimed soprano Juliana Yaffé performs the rediscovered groundbreaking Yiddish folksong arrangements of the late Robert De Cormier.





Focus on Holocaust History: Women in the Ghettos
Monday, March 13 | 12:30 PM ET

Women’s experiences in Nazi ghettos in Eastern Europe during the Second World War will be presented by Professor Dalia Ofer, who will speak about daily life of Jewish women in ghettos in Poland; Professor Lori Weintrob, who will tell stories of ghetto heroines; Professor Sara Horowitz, who studies the representation of women in ghettos in literature; and Dr. Batya Brutin, who will show art about and by women in the ghettos.

Members receive half-price tickets.





The Sassons Book Talk with Joseph Sassoon and Rebecca Kobrin

Tuesday, March 21 | 6:00 PM ET

In his new book The Sassoons: The Great Global Merchants and the Making of an EmpireJoseph Sassoon details the family’s history. At this event, Sassoon will be in conversation about his book with Rebecca Kobrin.

A Jewish Doctor in Auschwitz: Gisella Perl
Sunday, March 26 | 2:00 PM ET

This program will discuss Dr. Gisella Perl in the greater context of Nazi policies around reproduction and bodily autonomy. Speakers will include Dr. Jason Adam WassermanDr. Katharina von Kellenbach, and Rachel E. Gross.




The History of Antisemitism: The Alhambra Decree
Tuesday, March 28 | 6:00 AM ET

Delve into the events leading up to the Alhambra Decree and what happened to the Jewish community in the wake of the edict in this panel discussion with Francois Soyer, Matthew Warshawsky, and Ethan Marcus.






Object Spotlight for Members: Passover Stories
Friday, March 31 | 10:30 AM ET

In this exclusive program for members, take a closer look at several remarkable objects in The Holocaust: What Hate Can Do that relate to Passover and explore the unforgettable stories behind them. This program will be led by Rebecca Frank, Curatorial Research Assistant.

Become a member to attend.

Matzah Cover Made by Sarah Rafalowicz. Kielce, Poland, 1938–1939.Gift of Hannah Bertram. 52.94




Thursday, March 9 | 11:00 AM ET

This year's Spring Women's Luncheon is in support of Holocaust education for students. Elizabeth Bellak, a hidden child of the Holocaust, will be in conversation with Mattie Kahn, a grandchild of survivors and award-winning writer. Whether you attend in-person or virtually, registrants can participate in our silent auction—all proceeds benefit the Museum's vital mission.







From Paupers to Prime Ministers in Jewish Whitechapel

Sunday, March 5 | 11:00 AM ET

$18 for Museum members | $36 for nonmembers

Discovering Jewish Heritage in Breisach, Germany
Sunday, March 12 | 11:00 AM ET

$18 for Museum members | $36 for nonmembers



The Year of Remembrance of the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Part 1

$18 for Museum members | $36 for nonmembers

Discovering Hidden Gems of Jewish Heritage in Prague

Sunday, March 26 | 11:00 AM ET

$18 for Museum members | $36 for nonmembers




From Sofia to Salonika: Jewish Gems of the Balkans
June 21 - July 2, 2023

Tour synagogues, museums, old Jewish quarters, and more on this in-person trip with Jewish Heritage Travel.








pleytem tsuzamen | Sunday, March 26 | 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM ET
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - for two performances only - pleytem tsuzamen (Refugees Together), a star-studded Yiddish theatrical concert to bring hope out of despair. Featuring Daniel Kahn, Sveta Kurdish, Sasha Lurje, and more, Josh Waletzky’s piece serves as a contemporary musical exploration of resistance.



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.