16 | Dec
02:00PM
16 | Dec
02:00PM

lecture

The Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Collections Project

Jonathan Brent, Executive Director and CEO of YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, will speak about the Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Collections Project, begun in 2015, to conserve and digitize YIVO's entire prewar library and archival collections located in NYC and Vilnius, Lithuania, reuniting them through a dedicated web portal.

Ticket Info: $5 at the door; free for JGS/YIVO members.


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19 | Dec
07:00PM
19 | Dec
07:00PM

book talk

Queer Expectations: A Genealogy of Jewish Women's Poetry

With Author Zohar Weiman-Kelman, Irena Klepfisz, Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum (Congregation Beth Simchat Torah), Sarah Chinn (Hunter College, CUNY), Roni Mazal (NYU) and other special guests. Jewish women have had a fraught relationship with history, struggling for inclusion while resisting their limited role as (re)producers of the future. In Queer Expectations, Zohar Weiman-Kelman shows how Jewish women writers turned to poetry to write new histories, developing “queer expectancy” as a conceptual tool for understanding how literary texts can both invoke and resist what came before. Bringing together Jewish women’s poetry from the late nineteenth century, the interwar period, and the 1970s and 1980s, Weiman-Kelman takes readers on a boundary-crossing journey through works in English, Yiddish, and Hebrew, setting up encounters between writers of different generations, locations, and languages. Queer Expectations highlights genealogical lines of continuity drawn by authors as diverse as Emma Lazarus, Kadya Molodowsky, Leah Goldberg, Anna Margolin, Irena Klepfisz, and Adrienne Rich. These poets push back against heteronormative imperatives of biological reproduction and inheritance, opting instead for connections that twist traditional models of gender and history. Looking backward in queer ways enables new histories to emerge, intervenes in a troubled present, and gives hope for unexpected futures.

Queer Expectations is one of the most original books of literary analysis, historiography, biography, and queer theory I have ever read. Its originality and its methodology turn traditional ways of thinking about literary analysis, questions of influence, and what queer can mean upside down. This is a truly brilliant book.” — Evelyn Torton Beck, editor of Nice Jewish Girls: A Lesbian Anthology, Revised and Updated Edition

Ticket Info: $10 general; $7 AJHS members, seniors, students at bpt.me/3743586 or 800-838-3006


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23 | Dec
07:00PM
23 | Dec
07:00PM

concert

Ruth Rubin’s Legacy of Yiddish Song

An evening of singing, stories, and reminiscences by renowned vocalist and scholar Ruth Rubin's family, friends, colleagues, and students who continue to be inspired by her work, and a celebration of YIVO’s Ruth Rubin Legacy online exhibition.

Ticket Info: $15 general; $10 YIVO members, students at yivo.org/Ruth-Rubin-Concert


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23 | Dec
09:30PM
23 | Dec
09:30PM

concert

A Night of Yiddish Song: Michael Alpert’s Crossing Borders

A special concert featuring NEA National Heritage Fellow Michael Alpert and special guests. A pioneer of the Yiddish cultural revitalization, Michael Alpert is best known for his performances and recordings as a solo artist, with the ensembles Brave Old World and Kapelye, and celebrated collaborations with artists including Itzhak Perlman, Theodore Bikel, Daniel Kahn and Ukrainian-American singer/bandurist Julian Kytasty. Now based in Fife, Scotland, Alpert continues to perform, record and teach workshops internationally. A native Yiddish speaker, Alpert is a celebrated innovator in Yiddish song, whose original compositions have expanded the canon. Come a bit early for a reception!

Ticket Info: $10 YIVO general at yivo.org/Michael-Alpert


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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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holidays and closures

25 | Dec
25 | Dec

holidays and closures

The Center is closed Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas.


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holidays and closures

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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holidays and closures

09 | Jan
07:00PM
09 | Jan
07:00PM

lecture

Beyond Simple Myths: History and Memory of the Shoah in Eastern Europe

Historical memory has become a deeply contentious topic in the post-communist societies of Eastern Europe, particularly with regards to World War II, communism and nationalism. Christoph Dieckmann will share his experiences and impressions of both history and memory in Eastern Europe from the perspective of an engaged German historian.

Ticket Info: $15 general; $10 YIVO members, students at yivo.org/WP2019-Keynote


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13 | Jan
05:30PM
13 | Jan
05:30PM

concert

Flute Music of New York Jewish Composers

How did the greatest city on earth influence the lives and music of Jewish composers? Join some of New York’s most accomplished chamber musicians for a winter afternoon of flute music by such 20th and 21st-century musical luminaries as (clockwise) Miriam Gideon, Ernest Bloch, Aaron Copland, and Leonard Bernstein. Curated by music historian Nancy Toff, the concert will be introduced by Dr. Tina Fruhauf of Columbia University.

Founded in 1920, The New York Flute Club is the oldest orchestral instrument club organization in the United States.

Ticket Info: $20 general; $15 seniors; $10 CJH/Partner members, students at flutemusic.bpt.me or 800-838-3006


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About the Speaker:

A professor at Columbia University and the Graduate Center at CUNY, Tina Frühauf has received fellowships and grants from American Musicological Society, the Leo Baeck Institute, and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. Her publications include: The Organ and Its Music in German-Jewish Culture (Oxford University Press, 2009/2012); Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture (Oxford University Press, 2014), and Experiencing Jewish Music in America, with Rowman & Littlefield published in 2018.


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14 | Jan
06:30PM
14 | Jan
06:30PM

curator's tour

Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War

Join curator Ilona Moradof on a tour of Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War, illuminating the organized rescue efforts that brought thousands of children from Nazi Europe to Great Britain in the late 1930s. Explore the children’s difficult and often heartbreaking journeys through personal stories, artifacts and engaging media.

Ticket Info: $10 general; $5 seniors, students; free for YUM members, YU students, faculty, staff at kindertransport.bpt.me/3918592 or 800-838-3006


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curator's tour

17 | Jan
06:30PM
17 | Jan
06:30PM

book talk

The Many Deaths of Jew Süss

Yale Historian Yair Mintzker’s innovative new book on Joseph Süss Oppenheimer’s notorious trial and execution in 1738 draws on the accounts of four contemporaries, who paint a lurid tale of greed, sex, violence and disgrace. But can these narrators be trusted?

Ticket Info: $10 general; $5 LBI members, seniors, students at jewsuess.bpt.me or 800-838-3006


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20 | Jan
10:00AM
20 | Jan
10:00AM

conference

Yiddish Anarchism: New Scholarship on a Forgotten Tradition

This conference, the first of its kind, highlights emerging new scholarship on the forgotten world of Yiddish-speaking anarchists. It brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars whose multilingual research examines the origin, evolution and contributions of Jewish anarchism in NYC and beyond.

Ticket Info: Free; reservations required at yivo.org/Anarchism


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20 | Jan
01:30PM
20 | Jan
01:30PM

workshop

Paper-Art Workshop for Tu B’Shevat with guest paper artist Marna Chester

As we prepare to mark the “birthday of the trees”, explore new ways to create art from paper. Taking inspiration from the songs and ceremonies of Tu B’Shevat – featuring flowers, birds and the seven species of the Land of Israel – this workshop explores unconventional ways to think about paper in both 2D and 3D. Our guest paper artist, Marna Chester, will inspire us to curl, fold, pinch, crumple, roll, poke, tear and cut paper, to craft new shapes and dramatic effects.

Ticket Info: $8 general; $6 YUM members, YU students, faculty, staff at bpt.me/3918705 or 800-838-3006


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workshop

23 | Jan
06:30PM
23 | Jan
06:30PM

family history today: genealogy programs at the center

Case Studies from Sherlock Cohn, The Photo Genealogist

In this fun and informative workshop, Sherlock Cohn, the internationally-known Jewish genealogy sleuth, will demonstrate how and why it is important to mine the clues our ancestors left for us in their photographs. The first part of the program will focus on understanding how immigration and assimilation, as well as religious customs and practices of our Jewish ancestors, help us learn more about the personalities and the stories hidden within our family photos. In the second portion of the program, Sherlock will use case studies, including one from Yeshiva University Museum’s current exhibition, Lost and Found – A Family Photo Album, to illustrate how photo dating, photo identification, knowledge of fashion and artifact history, and matching vital records can illuminate our relatives’ lives and help us solve some of our vexing genealogy mysteries. At the conclusion, she will help workshop attendees begin the process of analyzing their own family photos.

If you plan to attend this workshop and have a family photo you would like Sherlock Cohn to analyze, please read the photo submission guidelines here.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Ticket Info: Free RSVP at sherlockcohn.bpt.me or 800-838-3006


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About the Speaker:

Ava (Sherlock) Cohn is an internationally-recognized professional genealogist who specializes in the dating and interpretation of Jewish family photographs. Ava is a graduate of Brandeis University and has completed coursework in decorative arts, art history and costume history at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. For the past ten years, she has worked professionally as Sherlock Cohn and was a volunteer photo analyst for many years before starting her own business.


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family history today: genealogy programs at the center

23 | Jan
07:00PM
23 | Jan
07:00PM

concert and discussion

Sam Adler: Building Bridges Through Music

The prolific composer and educator Sam Adler, born the son of a cantor in 1928 in Mannheim, Germany, reflects on a life in music in an intimate interview and performance of his chamber works.

Ticket Info: $15 general; $10 LBI/ASJM members, seniors, students at samadler.bpt.me or 800-838-3006


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concert and discussion

27 | Jan
12:00PM
27 | Jan
12:00PM

conference

Jewish Africa Conference: Past, Present, and Future

Join us for a three-day cultural and scholarly conference bringing together emerging North & Sub-Saharan African scholars and leaders to analyze the history and contemporary situation of Jewish Africa, which is home to some of the oldest, most diverse and fascinating communities in the world.

Ticket Info: Available at www.jewishafricaconference.org or 800-838-3006


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27 | Jan
02:00PM
27 | Jan
02:00PM

lecture

Bad Rabbi: and Other Strange but True Stories from the Yiddish Press

Eddy Portnoy, Ph.D., author of Bad Rabbi, Academic Advisor for the Max Weinreich Center and Exhibition Curator at YIVO, will discuss the Yiddish press in New York and Warsaw and the often strange stories about Jews that appear in it, as well as its use as a genealogical resource.

Ticket Info: $5 at the door; free for JGS members


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lecture

28 | Jan
12:00PM
28 | Jan
12:00PM

conference

Jewish Africa Conference: Past, Present, and Future

Join us for a three-day cultural and scholarly conference bringing together emerging North & Sub-Saharan African scholars and leaders to analyze the history and contemporary situation of Jewish Africa, which is home to some of the oldest, most diverse and fascinating communities in the world.

Ticket Info: Available at www.jewishafricaconference.org or 800-838-3006


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28 | Jan
06:30PM
28 | Jan
06:30PM

curator's talk

Lost & Found – A Family Photo Album

Join curator Jacob Wisse on a tour of Lost & Found, exploring the remarkable story of a pre-war family photo album that was owned by a woman who was deported from the Kovno Ghetto in 1943. Prior to her deportation, she smuggled the album to a non-Jewish Lithuanian family for safekeeping. After the album’s fortuitous discovery in 2013, it was reunited with the original owner’s descendants.

Ticket Info: $10 general; $5 seniors, students; free for YUM members, YU students, faculty, staff at bpt.me/3918709 or 800-838-3006


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curator's talk

29 | Jan
12:00PM
29 | Jan
12:00PM

conference

Jewish Africa Conference: Past, Present, and Future

Join us for a three-day cultural and scholarly conference bringing together emerging North & Sub-Saharan African scholars and leaders to analyze the history and contemporary situation of Jewish Africa, which is home to some of the oldest, most diverse and fascinating communities in the world.

Ticket Info: Available at www.jewishafricaconference.org or 800-838-3006


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conference

31 | Jan
07:00PM
31 | Jan
07:00PM

book talk

Black Power, Jewish Politics

A panel celebrating the publication of Marc Dollinger’s Black Power Jewish Politics: Reinventing the Alliance in the 1960s with the author and guests Ilana Kaufman (Director, The Jews of Color Field Building Initiative), Cheryl Greenberg (Trinity College) and more. Dollinger charts the liberal consensus of the early postwar years to the rise of Black Power.

Ticket Info: $10 general; $5 AJHS members, students, seniors at bpt.me/3913922 or 800-838-3006; $12 at the door


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03 | Feb
02:00PM
03 | Feb
02:00PM

staged reading

Out of the Depths

“She has beautiful eyes, this woman. And a beautiful face. And she is all day and all night in my thoughts. When I see the sun, I see her. When I see the moon, I see her, I hear her voice in the wind.”

So says Young Ansky in Chaim Potok’s original play, Out of the Depths. Based on the life of Solomon Rappaport (S. Ansky), the play begins in 1920 in a Warsaw rehearsal room where the Vilna Troupe are rehearsing Ansky’s The Dybbuk. Potok transports the audience to various times and locations in Ansky’s life, and against a backdrop of war and revolution, shows us how Ansky’s own life evolved into The Dybbuk. Directed by David Bassuk and introduced by Rena Potok, the performance celebrates the publication of The Collected Plays of Chaim Potok, edited by Rena Potok. A book signing follows the program. 

Chaim Potok (1929-2002) is the author of nine novels, including The Chosen, My Name is Asher Lev, Davita’s Harp, and I Am the Clay. He also wrote Wanderings: Chaim Potok’s History of the Jews as well as Young Adult fiction, children’s books, a collection of novellas, biographies, and numerous essays and short stories. An ordained rabbi, Potok served as a U.S. Army chaplain in Korea. The Collected Plays of Chaim Potok is the first volume of his plays to be published.

Ticket Info: $20 general; $15 seniors; $10 CJH/Partner members, students at potok.bpt.me or 800-838-3006


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About the Speakers:

Rena Potok is a writer, editor, and educator. Her poems, literary translations, and academic essays have appeared in Religion and Literature, The Bryn Mawr Review of Comparative Literature, The Pennsylvania Gazette, and other publications. She is the editor of Hills of Spices: Poetry from the Bible and the 50th anniversary critical edition of The Chosen by Chaim Potok. She is a recipient of a Fiction Fellowship at the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. She teaches English literature, Irish film, and writing at Villanova University, and is completing her first novel.

David Bassuk is Professor of Acting in the Conservatory of Theater Arts at Purchase College, SUNY, School of the Arts. He is a director of many productions, among them Cat’s Cradle: a musical by Kurt Vonnegut; Nadine Gordimer’s July’s People; Chaim Potok’s The Chosen Off-Broadway; and American Camera at Lincoln Center. Recent Purchase Repertory productions include last year’s The Maids, Tales from the Vienna Woods, Master and Margarita, Hedda Gabler, Peer Gynt, Lady Windermere’s Fan, and The Cherry Orchard. He holds an M.F.A. from Southern Methodist University.


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staged reading

04 | Feb
07:00PM
04 | Feb
07:00PM

book talk

Love and Strife: A Celebration of Saul Bellow Life and Storytelling

Join us for a celebration of the publication of the highly acclaimed Zachary Leader’s The Life of Saul Bellow: Love and Strife, 1965-2005, volumes 1 and 2, in discussion with Marc Cohen, the author of the newly published Not Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose.

Ticket Info: $10 general; $5 AJHS members, students, seniors at bpt.me/3913925 or 800-838-3006; $12 at the door


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book talk

07 | Feb
03:00PM
07 | Feb
03:00PM

book talk

Motor City Music: A Detroiter Looks Back

Marc Slobin discusses his recently published Motor City Music: A Detroiter Looks Back (Oxford University Press, 2018). Motor City Music examines the melting pot of musical life throughout Detroit.

Ticket Info: Free; reservations required at yivo.org/motorcity


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book talk

07 | Feb
06:30PM
07 | Feb
06:30PM

short talks on big subjects

The Treaty of Versailles with Michael Neiberg

Collection of the Australian War Memorial


The Treaty of Versailles ended more than the First World War. By putting a final end to the German, Austro-Hungarian, Russian and Ottoman Empires it also raised questions about the future of the Jews who lived in those empires. In our continuing series, Short Talks on Big Subjects, Michael S. Neiberg, author of The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction, discusses the watershed events of 1916-1919 and their connection to the Jewish people today.  Book included with admission and a book signing follows the program.

Ticket Info: $20 general; $18 seniors; $15 CJH/Partner members, students at versailles.bpt.me or 800-838-3006


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About the Speaker:

Considered one of the “foremost thinkers about the First World War,” Michael Neiberg is a Professor of History and Chair of War Studies at the United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, where he teaches history, strategy, and international relations to American and international security professionals. His published work specializes on the First and Second World Wars in global context. The Wall Street Journal named his Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of World War I one of the five best books ever written about that war. In October 2016 Oxford University Press published his Path to War, a history of American responses to the Great War in Europe, 1914-1917 and in July 2017 Oxford published his Concise History of the Treaty of Versailles. In 2017 he was awarded the Médaille d'Or du Rayonnement Culturel from Renaissance Française, an organization founded by French President Raymond Poincaré in 1915 to keep French culture alive during the First World War.


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short talks on big subjects

10 | Feb
02:00PM
10 | Feb
02:00PM

sephardic music festival: scholar series

International Ladino Day: A Celebration of Words and Music

Celebrate a remarkable language, Ladino (Judeo-Spanish).  Hear clarinetist Danny Elias; author Jane Mushabac; scholar Bryan Kirschen (Binghamton); storyteller Rabbi Nissim Elnecavé; composer Avi Amon on his musical fantasy, Salonika; and Alhambra Sephardic Ensemble, with oud, violin, shawm, dumbek and voices.

Ticket Info: $15 Auditorium, $10 Great Hall at sephardi.nyc or 800-838-3006


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12 | Feb
06:30PM
12 | Feb
06:30PM

book talk

Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures

Pauline Kael called him “the greatest American screenwriter.” Jean-Luc Godard said he was “a genius” who “invented 80% of what is used in Hollywood movies today.” With credits that include ScarfaceTwentieth Century and Notorious, novelist, reporter, and playwright Ben Hecht also emerged during WWII as an outspoken crusader for the imperiled Jews of Europe and later became a fierce propagandist for pre-1948 Palestine’s Jewish terrorist underground. Adina Hoffman speaks with Phillip Lopate about her new biography of this charismatic and contradictory figure, who came to embody much that defined America—especially Jewish America—in his time. Book sales and signing follow the program.

Ticket Info: $20 general; $15 seniors; $10 CJH/Partner members, students at hecht.bpt.me or 800-838-3006


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About the Speakers:

Adina Hoffman is the author of House of Windows: Portraits from a Jerusalem Neighborhood, Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architects of a New City, and My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness: A Poet’s Life in the Palestinian Century, which was named one of the best twenty books of 2009 by the Barnes & Noble Review, one of the top ten biographies of the year by Booklist, and won the UK’s 2010 Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize. She is also the author, with Peter Cole, of Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza, which was awarded the American Library Association’s award for the Jewish Book of the Year. Formerly a film critic for the American Prospect and the Jerusalem Post, she is Guggenheim Foundation Fellow and was named one of the inaugural (2013) winners of the Windham Campbell prize for literature. She lives in Jerusalem and New Haven.

Phillip Lopate has written four personal essay collections, two novels, a pair of novellas, and three poetry collections, among many other published works. His latest book is the memoir, A Mother’s Tale, (OSU Press, 2017). Mr. Lopate has received numerous awards including a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, a New York Public Library Center for Scholars and Writers Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts grants, and two New York Foundation for the Arts grants. A Brooklyn native, he is a professor at Columbia University’s School of the Arts, where he teaches nonfiction writing.


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book talk

13 | Feb
07:00PM
13 | Feb
07:00PM

concert & multimedia presentation

Andy Statman and Zev Feldman: Klezmer Pioneers Reunited!

This special program reunites the legendary klezmer duo of Andy Statman (clarinet/mandolin) and Walter Zev Feldman (tsimbl/hammered dulcimer) for the first time in 35 years! The evening will include a performance and multimedia presentation celebrating the duo’s work in the 1970s with legendary klezmer clarinetist Dave Tarras and other important immigrant musicians.

Ticket Info: $15 general; $10 YIVO members, students at yivo.org/Klezmer-Pioneers


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concert & multimedia presentation

14 | Feb
07:00PM
14 | Feb
07:00PM

concert

Music in Our Time 2019

The combined choirs of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and the Jewish Theological Seminary present an array of exciting Jewish choral music from noted composers of the 20th century (including some important birthday anniversaries) and their 21st-century colleagues.

Ticket Info: $18 general; $12 AJHS/ASJM/CJH members; $9 seniors, students at bpt.me/3913939 or 800-838-3006


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21 | Feb
06:30PM
21 | Feb
06:30PM

family history today: genealogy programs at the center

Genealogy Lecture for Sephardi and Mizrahi Families

Curious about family history outside of the Pale of Settlement? J.D. Arden, Genealogy Librarian at the Center for Jewish History, will provide an overview of tools for researching Jewish community records and Jewish life in the Sephardi and Mizrahi Diaspora.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Ticket Info: Free; reservations required at bpt.me/3909846 or 800-838-3006


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21 | Feb
07:30PM
21 | Feb
07:30PM

concert

Composer Karol Rathaus and His Circle

A concert of Karol Rathaus’ (1895-1954) chamber music by seven distinguished New York performers, and a roundtable discussion, with Drs. Leon Botstein and Michael Hass, about Rathaus and his circle, whose promising compositional careers were derailed by the Nazis.

Ticket Info: $18 general; $12 AJHS/ASJM/CJH members; $9 seniors, students at bpt.me/3913945 or 800-838-3006


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concert

24 | Feb
12:00PM
24 | Feb
12:00PM

festival

The American Sephardi Music Festival – 2nd Edition/Session 2

Join us for more sophisticated Sephardic sounds by world-renowned artists in the Sephardic and world music genres during the 2nd ASMF’s session. Performers to be announced. Artistic direction by David Serero.

Ticket Info: $20 and up at americansephardimusicfestival.org or 800-838-3006


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24 | Feb
02:00PM
24 | Feb
02:00PM

lecture

Lublin’s “Grodzka Gate-NN Theatre” and the 43 Thousand Project: Documenting an Entire Lost Jewish Community of Lublin, One Individual at a Time

Olivier Szlos will present the work of Lublin’s “Grodzka Gate-NN Theatre” Centre to reclaim Jewish memory in the Lublin region of Poland, with its 43 Thousand Project, by exploring archives, personal testimonies and private collections to retrieve names, photos, documents and stories, and provide a hands-on approach to the project’s public access database that might add to your family research.

Ticket Info: $5 at the door; free for JGS members


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lecture

25 | Feb
12:00PM
25 | Feb
12:00PM

festival

The American Sephardi Music Festival – 2nd Edition/Session 2

Join us for more sophisticated Sephardic sounds by world-renowned artists in the Sephardic and world music genres during the 2nd ASMF’s session. Performers to be announced. Artistic direction by David Serero.

Ticket Info: $20 and up at americansephardimusicfestival.org or 800-838-3006


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festival

26 | Feb
12:00PM
26 | Feb
12:00PM

festival

The American Sephardi Music Festival – 2nd Edition/Session 2

Join us for more sophisticated Sephardic sounds by world-renowned artists in the Sephardic and world music genres during the 2nd ASMF’s session. Performers to be announced. Artistic direction by David Serero.

Ticket Info: $20 and up at americansephardimusicfestival.org or 800-838-3006


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27 | Feb
07:00PM
27 | Feb
07:00PM

panel discussion

America Different? Anti-Semitism in the United States

In the wake of the murderous attack on Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue, anti-Semitism in America fosters debate. Join award-winning historians Lila Corwin Berman (Temple), Tony Michels (University of Wisconsin) and Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis) for a conversation covering recent events that are also rooted in history.

Ticket Info: $10 general; $5 AJHS members, students, seniors at bpt.me/3913927 or 800-838-3006; $12 at the door


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