The Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust offers special events and programs inside and outside the museum in commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day, from Sunday, April 8, through Thursday, April 26. During this period, museum admission is free and its hours are extended until 8 p.m., from Monday to Thursday.

The programs begin with the largest Yom Hashoah commemoration in the metropolitan area — New York’s annual Gathering of Remembrance, which starts on April 8, at 2 p.m., at Temple Emanu-El, 1 East 65th St. in Manhattan. It brings together more than 2,000 Holocaust survivors and their families, civic leaders, and the larger community.

For more information and ticket reservations, go to or call (646) 437-4202.