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Upcoming Events

Jewish Landmarks of the Lower East Side - Pre-Passover Nosh & Stroll

Journey into the kishkes of the old Jewish Lower East Side. Read more >

Matzo Madness

Moses, mystery, music, and matzo, now that's Dayenu! Join us for a fun filled family favorite and ma... Read more >

Giants of the Lower East Side

On this trek through the Lower East Side, we will explore a cast of turn-of-last century figures, and the buildings where they lived, worked ... Read more >

Film: Streit’s Matzo and the American Dream

In the heart of New York’s rapidly gentrifying Lower East Side four tenements housed the Streit’s Matzo factory from 1925 to 2015 ... Read more >

Who Tells Your Story

Women in Preservation Panel Discussion. From the Daughters of the American Revolution to Jane Jacobs to preservationists today, women have long played a prominent role ... Read more >

Sophie Tucker: The Last of the Red Hot Mamas - With Maxine Simson

Russian-born Jewish immigrant Sophie Tucker evolved into a larger than life show-business phenomena ... Read more >

Transplanted Cuisine

Sarah Lohman, author of Eight Flavors:  The Untold Story of American Cuisine, Eve Jochnowitz, trans... Read more >

Jane Jacobs Centennial Lecture With Michael Kimmelman

Author and New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman speaks on the legacy of writer and p... Read more >

The Historic Bowery

"Next to Broadway, the most thoroughly characteristic street in the city is the Bowery," wrote one journalist in 1872 ... Read more >

The Golden Age of Radio

From May 08 - May 15th. The Golden Age of Radio (1920s-50s) was the primary form of home entertainment before television. In... Read more >

Yiddishe Mamas: Mother’s Day Walking Tour

Invite the important women of your life to this exploration of Jewish women’s history of the Lower... Read more >

Cradle to the Grave

Tour the Museum at Eldridge Street and celebrate the Jewish lifecycle – 1887 style! ... Read more >

All of a Kind Family Walking Tour

Families, reserve early - this perennial favorite fills up fast! An enchanting story about growing u... Read more >

Lower East Side Sounds

Presenting a joyous mash-up of Chinese, Yiddish and Puerto Rican folk music traditions! We celebrate the diverse immigrant life of our Lower East Side neighborhood with performances by klezmer clarinetist Zisl Slepovitch and band; drummer ... Read more >

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival

Celebrate the diverse ethnic communities of the Museum’s Lower East Side/Chinatown neighborhood. ... Read more >

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