You don’t have to be Jewish to participate in these events about Passover 2015, including one especially for interfaith families. Enjoy these free and cheap events this week, before the first Seder night on Friday, April 3rd:
Today: Jewish New York: FREE lecture about the rich history of NYC’s historic Jewish neighborhoods and learn about the architectural contribution of synagogies and the culinary contribution of delis and other eateries. 6:30pm tonight at the Mid-Manhattan branch of the NYPL, across Fifth Avenue from the main branch guarded those two stone lions. Your guide is journalist Paul Kaplan.
Tomorrow: Lecture on the Interfaith Family Today. Expert advice how interfaith families approach such matters as holidays, religious education, and in-laws. 7pm at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for seniors/students, and include museum entry. Get tickets here.
- Sunday, March 29:
Family Pre-Passover Program: also at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, at 2pm. Join ShirLaLa along with My Haggadah creator, Francine Hermelin, for an eye-opening model seder featuring live music, interactive storytelling, and traditional Passover food. Best for families with children ages 3-10. Tickets are $10, $7 for children 10 and under. Get tickets here.
Passover Family Party: Art, dancing and more at the Jewish Museum, including Baby Loves Disco and a concert by The Macaroons. Noon-4pm. FREE with museum admission.
- Monday, March 30:
Free lecture on the historic Jewish sites of the Mideast, also at the Mid-Manhattan Library. We’ll have full details in a few days.