18 | Jul
07:00PM
18 | Jul
07:00PM

theater

The Essence of Yiddish Theater

“The Essence” is a theatrical introduction to Yiddish language and Yiddish theater.  The show features anecdotal and historical material in English, along with music and scenes from the best of Yiddish theater (with supertitle translation).

Ticket Info: $15 general; $10 YIVO members at yivo.org/The-Essence-of-Yiddish-Theater


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26 | Jul
07:00PM
26 | Jul
07:00PM

film

Yonia Fain: With Pen and Paintbrush

Join us for a filmed interview with writer and painter Yonia Fain conducted by Sheva Zucker, entirely in Yiddish with accurate and complete English subtitles, enhanced by photos and music.

Ticket Info: Free, reservations required at yivo.org/Yonia-Fain


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30 | Jul
05:30PM
30 | Jul
05:30PM

concert

Celia Dropkin: Bent Like a Question Mark

Book of J (Jewlia Eisenberg and Jeremiah Lockwood) are artists-in-residence at YIVO in July working with Celia Dropkinā€™s archive, setting to music material they uncover at YIVO. Join us for a work-in-progress concert presentation of the music created during their residency.

Ticket Info: Free; reservations required at yivo.org/Celia-Dropkin-Bent-Like-a-Question-Mark


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21 | Aug
06:30PM
21 | Aug
06:30PM

family history today: genealogy programs at the center

Researching your Ancestral Town

Are you interested in learning more about the day-to-day lives of your ancestors? Find out how you can investigate the history and culture of the Jewish community in your ancestral town(s) at the Center for Jewish History and beyond. Presented by Moriah Amit, the Center’s Senior Genealogy Reference Librarian. An ASL interpreter may be made available if requested in advance.

Ticket Info: Free; reservations required at bpt.me/3483001 or 800-838-3006


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02 | Sep
02 | Sep

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Sunday, September 2 and Monday, September 3 in honor of Labor Day.


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03 | Sep
03 | Sep

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Monday, September 3 in honor of Labor Day.


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09 | Sep
09 | Sep

holidays and closures

The Center will close at 2:00pm on Sunday, September 9 for Erev Rosh Hashana.


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10 | Sep
10 | Sep

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Monday, September 10 for Rosh Hashana.


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11 | Sep
11 | Sep

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Tuesday, September 11 for Rosh Hashana.


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18 | Sep
18 | Sep

holidays and closures

The Center will close at 2:00pm on Tuesday, September 18 for Erev Yom Kippur.


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19 | Sep
19 | Sep

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Wednesday, September 19 for Yom Kippur.


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23 | Sep
23 | Sep

holidays and closures

The Center will close at 2pm on Sunday, September 23 for Erev Sukkot.


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24 | Sep
24 | Sep

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Monday, September 24 for Sukkot.


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25 | Sep
25 | Sep

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Tuesday, September 25 for Sukkot.


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30 | Sep
30 | Sep

holidays and closures

The Center will close at 2pm on Sunday, September 30 for Erev Shemini Atzeret.


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01 | Oct
01 | Oct

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Monday, October 1 for Shemini Atzeret.


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02 | Oct
02 | Oct

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Tuesday, October 2 for Simchat Torah.


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21 | Nov
21 | Nov

holidays and closures

The Center will close at 2pm on Wednesday, November 21. It will remain closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for Thanksgiving.


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22 | Nov
22 | Nov

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for Thanksgiving.


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23 | Nov
23 | Nov

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Friday, November 23 for Thanksgiving.


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24 | Dec
24 | Dec

holidays and closures

The Center will close at 2pm on Monday, December 24, and is closed Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas.


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25 | Dec
25 | Dec

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas.


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31 | Dec
31 | Dec

holidays and closures

The Center will close at 2pm on Monday, December 31 for New Year's Eve.


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