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A Hanukkah Celebration – Not JUST for Kids…

December 17 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

| $10

Yeshiva University Museum and the Center for Jewish History present

A Hanukkah Celebration – Not Just for Kids …

Celebrate Hanukkah with an afternoon of activities for all ages and interests – history buffs, artists (at any level), and music lovers:


  • Exciting gallery hunts in the special exhibitions The Arch of Titus – from Jerusalem to Rome, and Back, and 1917: How One Year Changed the World.
  • Guided tours of our special exhibitions, including a tour of The Arch of Titus – from Jerusalem to Rome, and Back, with verbal description for the blind, at 12:30pm.


  • Drop-in craft zone for all ages; create a metal badge in the style of ancient gelt (coins).
  • 90-minute paper art technique workshop with artist Marna Chester, at 1:00pm.

 These multi-sensory activities are also suitable for individuals who are blind or who have low vision.


  • Join cellist Elad Kabilio and an ensemble of musicians from MusicTalks for stories and songs inspired by the Festival of Lights, across different cultures and musical styles, from Klezmer and Ladino to classical opera and jazz, at 3:00 pm.

Candle Lighting!

  • A spirited candle lighting – and Hanukkah treats for all!

Tickets: $10 adults; $5 seniors, students, YUM and CJH members, YU staff, students and alumni; free for children under 5. Reservations required at www.smarttix.com or 212-868-4444.  Programming for the blind and low vision community is made possible by a grant from The Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation, Inc.


December 17
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Audience (by age)
Adults (Ages 18 and up), Teens (Ages 13-17), Tweens (Ages 10-12), Elementary (Ages 8-10), Elementary (Ages 5-7), Family Program
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Yeshiva University Museum at the Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011 United States