8 sessions Fall & Spring 2013-2014 - Mondays: Oct. 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 2, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, March 3, April 7, May 5 from 11 am – 12:30 pm
People of the Books: A Monthly Book Club
Join Museum Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Regina Stein for a monthly discussion of popular Jewish contemporary fiction and non-fiction. We’ll start with The Aleppo Codex by Matti Friedman followed by What Do We Talk about When We Talk about Ann Frank by Nathan Englander. Lively discussion is encouraged and participants are invited to add their own suggestions to our group reading list.
Fee: $10 per session; $50 for all 8 sessions
Part of the Morris Kaplan Scholar in Residence Program funded, in part, by the Alice Lawrence Foundation with additional support provided by The Edouard Foundation.
Sunday, March 17• Tours at 11am & 2pm
Passover Nosh & Stroll
Journey into the kishkes of the old Jewish Lower East Side on this tasty expedition. Trace the route of immigrants as they prepared for the holiday. Visit Streit’s Matzoh, The Pickle Guys and other shops and sites as we shed light on Passover customs, foods and history.
A bargain! $25 a person
The Museum’s educational and cultural programs are supported, in part, with grants provided by 180 Varick Street, The David Berg Foundation, Bloomberg, The Brenner Family Foundation, Elias A. Cohen Foundation, Charles Cohn Foundation, The Edouard Foundation, Mitzi & Warren Eisenberg Family Foundation, Epstein Teicher Philanthropies Foundation, The David Geffen Foundation, The Goos Family, Marc Haas Foundation, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Jewish Community Youth Foundation, Eugene Lang Foundation, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, Alice Lawrence Foundation, Marta Joe Lawrence Charitable Trust, The Samuel M. Levy Family Foundation, Lucius N. Littauer Foundation, The Loeb Family- Third Point Foundation, Mort Mandel Philanthropic Trust, Manhattan Borough President's Office - Borough Needs, NYC & Co. Foundation/MBPO Cultural Tourism, Sun Hill Foundation, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, New York City Council, The Honorable Margaret Chin, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with the City Council, New York City Department for the Aging, NYC Gives (Municipal Employee Giving Campaign- NYC), NYC Gives (Federal Employee Giving Campaign - NYC), New York State Council on the Arts, Leo Rosner Foundation, Charles and Mildred Schnurmacher Foundation, Inc., Michael Tuch Foundation, Lise & Jeffrey Wilks Family Foundation in memory of Jerry and Emily Spiegel, Y.H. Mirzoeff & Sons Foundation, Inc., and Valley National Bank.