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January 2018

Crazy for Knishes! with “The Knish War on Rivington Street” author Joanne Oppenheim

January 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge St.
New York,NY10002United States

When two immigrant families opened knish shops right across the street from each other in New York’s Lower East Side back in 1916, it sparked a crazy culinary competition – and provided the real-life inspiration for Joanne Oppenheim’s charming and hilarious new children’s book, The Knish War on Rivington Street. Don’t miss this special program with the book’s author! Oppenheim will read the story and sign your book (copies will be available for sale), as well as share details about the special role kids…

Free - $14.00
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February 2018

Yo! It’s Yiddish – For Families

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York,NY10002United States

Grab your mishpacha and join us for this low-pressure, high-energy introduction to the language of your bubbe and zaide! Using songs and stories, kids will learn a smidge of Yiddish, the Hebrew-German language spoken by the 19th-century Lower East Siders who founded Eldridge Street. Renowned teacher Paula Teitelbaum, who’s been speaking Yiddish since her childhood in Poland, has taught the language everywhere from the 92nd Street Y and Workmen’s Circle to the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Now, she’s bringing…

Free - $8.00
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