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January 2019

New Volunteer Orientation

January 13 @ 11:00 am - June 23 @ 12:00 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002 United States

Volunteers at the Museum at Eldridge Street are part of something bigger than just one building. Some of our volunteer opportunities are in the docent cohort! Docents are our ambassadors, our guides, and our family. By joining our docent cohort, you will learn about the history and culture at the Museum at Eldridge Street, engage with a dynamic population of visitors and guests, and meet individuals who share your love of volunteering and history. We warmly invite you to join the…

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Early Mornings at Eldridge

January 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002 United States

Experience the sanctuary in a new whole light! On Monday, January 21st and Sunday, February 3rd, the Museum at Eldridge Street will open its doors an hour early, at 9:00 am, to invite you to ease into the day in a special way. As the sun rises in the east, it shines directly into our Kiki Smith and Deborah Gans stained glass window, bathing the sanctuary in a gentle, glowing light. With no scheduled tours or programs, this will be…

Free - $14.00
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Family Tour

January 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002 United States

When school’s out, come into Eldridge! For three days during yeshiva winter break, special family-focused tours will teach kids to explore the history and architecture of the Museum’s 1887 synagogue building. The whole family will marvel at the Jewish American history hidden within our walls. Following the tour, kids and parents will use our vibrant stained glass windows to make crayon rubbings they can take home!

$8.00 - $14.00
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Family Tour

January 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002 United States

When school’s out, come into Eldridge! For three days during yeshiva winter break, special family-focused tours will teach kids to explore the history and architecture of the Museum’s 1887 synagogue building. The whole family will marvel at the Jewish American history hidden within our walls. Following the tour, kids and parents will use our vibrant stained glass windows to make crayon rubbings they can take home!

$8.00 - $14.00
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Family Tour

January 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002 United States

When school’s out, come into Eldridge! For three days during yeshiva winter break, special family-focused tours will teach kids to explore the history and architecture of the Museum’s 1887 synagogue building. The whole family will marvel at the Jewish American history hidden within our walls. Following the tour, kids and parents will use our vibrant stained glass windows to make crayon rubbings they can take home!

$8.00 - $14.00
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ArtSee: Papercutting

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002 United States

Calling all artsy kids! Join us for a special family program as we look closely at our brand-new exhibition Releasing Words, featuring artist Deborah Ugoretz’s works in cut paper. We’ll focus on how Ugoretz uses a centuries-old Jewish craft – papercutting – to turn ideas, stories and traditions into intricate and complex art. Then, prepare to turn your own ideas and stories into art as we make our very own paper-cut art. Recommended for children ages five and up and…

Free - $14.00
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February 2019

Early Mornings at Eldridge

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002 United States

Experience the sanctuary in a new whole light! On Monday, January 21st and Sunday, February 3rd, the Museum at Eldridge Street will open its doors an hour early, at 9:00 am, to invite you to ease into the day in a special way. As the sun rises in the east, it shines directly into our Kiki Smith and Deborah Gans stained glass window, bathing the sanctuary in a gentle, glowing light. With no scheduled tours or programs, this will be…

Free - $14.00
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Ambition, Activism and Adaptation: Jewish Women of the Lower East Side

February 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002 United States

Young women at the turn of the 20th century were pulled between old and new worlds, gender expectations and needs of survival. How were young, single women able to navigate their new world as immigrants? The four-session course will examine the lives of the many Jewish women who arrived on the Lower East Side between 1870-1914. Through memoirs, letters and other historical material, the course will explore the nature of life for Jewish women in Eastern Europe, the changes they…

$20.00 - $65.00
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History Hunters: A Kid’s Life at Synagogue

February 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002 United States

The past comes alive in this brand-new family program that takes children back in time to discover what childhood was like a century ago. In this session, we’ll focus on what it was like to be a kid at the Eldridge Street Synagogue in the early 1900s. Seats with a view? Check. Bar Mitzvah cheat sheet? Check. Penny chocolate bars? Check (and yum)! This is the second session in our History Hunters series. Stay tuned for upcoming sessions on A…

$5.00
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Ambition, Activism and Adaptation: Jewish Women of the Lower East Side

February 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002 United States

Young women at the turn of the 20th century were pulled between old and new worlds, gender expectations and needs of survival. How were young, single women able to navigate their new world as immigrants? The four-session course will examine the lives of the many Jewish women who arrived on the Lower East Side between 1870-1914. Through memoirs, letters and other historical material, the course will explore the nature of life for Jewish women in Eastern Europe, the changes they…

$20.00 - $65.00
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