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Young Friends

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The mission of the Young Friends of NMAJH is to inspire and involve the young professional community (ages 21-40) of Greater Philadelphia through social, educational, networking, and philanthropic programming celebrating American Jewish history and culture.

Join us as a Young Friends Member today!

Young Friend Individual Membership $40 / Young Friend Dual Membership $60

Benefits include:

  • Discount to all Museum programs
  • Cocktail Receptions, Shabbat Dinners, Special Holiday Events
  • Networking and Leadership Opportunities

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NMAJH Young Friends Board

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Chair, Ellie Levy

Co-Chair, Alex Weiner

Young Friends Board Members at Large, Ali Sayer, Shana Weiner, Jacob Markovitz, Polly Edelstein, Ryan Green, Hilary Levine, Carly Richman, Jonathan Wetstein, Sari Zlotnick

Interested in joining a committee? Email Caroline Seibel at

Interested in becoming a Young Friends Board Member? Fill out this Google Form telling us a little about yourself and why we want you want to join our Board!

Upcoming Events

Notorious RBG Young Friends Opening

with Authors and Co-Creators Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik

Thursday, October 3 at 6:30 pm

Come see the creative forces that took Notorious RBG from a Tumblr site, to a New York Times bestselling book, to the walls of a museum!

Celebrate the opening of our newest special exhibition, Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as it makes its East Coast debut. 

Join us at 6:30 for a cocktail reception before our talk and Q&A with authors and co-creators Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik, followed by a walkthrough of the exhibition and a book signing.

Exclusive Members-Only Price: $20 ticket + Free copy to Notorious RBG

New Member Offer: $60 ticket + Free copy of Notorious RBG + 1 year of Young Friends membership

Non-Member Price: $40 Ticket

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About the Authors:

Irin Carmon is a national reporter at MSNBC, where she covers gender, politics, and law, and a visiting fellow at Yale Law School's Programs for the Study of Reproductive Justice.

Shana Knizhnik is the creator of the Notorious R.B.G. Tumblr. She is a recent graduate of the NYU School of Law, and is currently clerking on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit before beginning her career as a public defender.

Visit for more information about our special exhibition, on view October 4, 2019-January 12, 2020.

Past Events

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