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May 2020

Mother’s Day Heirloom Show and Tell

May 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mother’s Day Heirloom Show and Tell Our most prized possessions are often everyday objects that become precious because of their associations. From the food mill that reminds you of making applesauce with your grandma to the tattered elementary school report card that’s indisputable proof that your mother always did know everything, the objects we treasure are repositories for memories and reflections of the people and relationships most important to us. What special object conjures memories of your mom? Join us…

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Ambition, Activism, and Adaptation: Jewish Women of the LES | Virtual Class

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

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Cocktail Concert with Frank London

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cocktail Concert with Frank London On Mondays we listen to live music! Join acclaimed trumpeter and composer, Frank London, for the fourth installment of our Cocktail Concert series. Frank is a bandleader and all around Klezmer icon who will be joining us directly from his apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The concert will be hosted live on Zoom and them streamed to our Facebook page.

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Ambition, Activism, and Adaptation: Jewish Women of the LES | Virtual Class

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002 United States

Adult Education

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June 2020

Cocktail Concert with Eyal Vilner

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Cocktail Concert with Eyal Vilner On Mondays we listen to live music! Join saxophonist, composer, and bandleader, Eyal Vilner, for the fifth installment of our Cocktail Concert series. Eyal is a bandleader who, although usually surrounded by his big band, will be joining us on his own from his apartment in Paris. The concert will be hosted live on Zoom and them streamed to our Facebook page.

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Synagogues of the Lower East Side

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Synagogues of the Lower East Side One hundred years ago, there were as many as 500 synagogues dotting the streets of the Lower East Side. Only a few, like the Museum’s landmark building and the Bialystocker Synagogue, still exist in their original form; most are distant memories or have been altered beyond recognition. Some even serve completely different functions – as Buddhist temples or private homes! Join us virtually as we explore the evolution of the Lower East Side through…

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Time-travel Storytime: Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This program is sold out! But a recording will be posted on the Museum’s Youtube channel shortly after the live event. Check back on that channel, or follow our Facebook page to be notified when the recording is available to view. Travel back in time to the year 1909 to discover what it was like to be a young garment worker on the Lower East Side. Historian and actress Alex Delare will lead this interactive storytime featuring the picture book…

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Cocktail Concert with Greg Wall

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cocktail Concert with Greg Wall On Mondays we listen to live music! Join saxophonist and Jazz Rabbi, Greg Wall, for the sixth installment of our Cocktail Concert series. Greg is an extraordinary musician who can often be found among his bandmates in Klezmerfest, Later Prophets, or Hasidic New Wave, but tonight he joins us from his home for this intimate concert and talk. The concert will be hosted live on Zoom and them streamed to our Facebook page. The Zoom…

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Vibrant Light: Stained Glass Learn & Do

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Children’s Art Activity When the Eldridge Street Synagogue opened its doors in 1887 its vibrant stained glass brought light into a dark world (literally!). But stained glass does so much more than light up a room. Learn about the fun history of stained glass with museum educator Scott Brevda as he shares highlights from our sanctuary’s 67 stained glass windows and gets you inspired to do some stained glass art projects at home. Recommended for children ages 5 and up…

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Dig Your Roots @ Home

June 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dig Your Roots @ Home Presented in partnership with the Center for Jewish History’s Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute Join us for an online workshop that will give you the inspiration and the tools to research your family’s history from your own home. This virtual version of our popular Dig Your Roots program will be guided by a genealogist from the Center for Jewish History’s Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute, who will show you how to discover a…

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