Searching for something fun to do on Chanukah and Christmas Day? This year, December 25th is also the second day of Chanukah, so come spend the day at Eldridge Street! Join us for a screening of the 1925 Yiddish silent film classic His People with an original score created and performed live in our beautiful main sanctuary by saxophonist Paul Shapiro and his sextet. Young and old alike will love this riveting story of an immigrant family living on the Lower East side at the turn of the century and Paul Shapiro's inspired accompanying music. Also, enjoy tours of the Eldridge Street Synagogue, self-guided scavenger hunts and art activities for families, and a Chanukah candle lighting ceremony!
12 to 3 pm : Synagogue tours and family activities (Tours take place at 12, 1 and 2 pm)
3 to 4:30 pm : Yiddish film His People with live music by the Paul Shapiro Sextet
4:30 to 5 pm: Chanukah candle lighting
Film restoration & new English intertitles by The National Center for Jewish Film