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‘Romerika’: A Legacy of Yiddish Theatre

‘Romerika’: A Legacy of Yiddish Theatre

Concert with Maestro Aaron Kula and Avi Hoffman About this Event Join Maestro Aaron Kula and award-winning entertainer, Avi Hoffman, as they celebrate the historical origins of the Yiddish Theatre in Romania and its evolution to mainstream world culture. In the early to mid 19th century, Jewish entertainers began to perform throughout Eastern Europe. Starting […]

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Mirl – The Life and Works of Miriam Hoffman

Mirl – The Life and Works of Miriam Hoffman

The Life and Works of Miriam Hoffman. About this Event Professor Miriam Hoffman has been an icon in the Yiddish language, academic and cultural world for decades. Through her tireless efforts and her close relationship with Joseph Papp, she was instrumental in the founding of the Joseph Papp Yiddish Theatre and Yiddishkayt Initiative. Her curricula, […]

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Jewish Comfort Food

Jewish Comfort Food

No food is more perfect for the winter months than Jewish comfort dishes – learn how to make classics like matzo ball soup in this class. About this Event Few foods are more closely associated with comfort (and with New York City, for that matter) than the classic matzo ball soup. As with so many […]

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5th Annual BJHI Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame

5th Annual BJHI Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame

Join Brooklyn Jewish Historical Initiative as we induct the Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Inductees are: Ruth Berman Jerry Domerschick Joseph Dorinson Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses Devorah Halberstam Yavilah McCoy Bruce “Cousin Brucie” Morrow Hon. Michael Nelson Rabbi Hara Person Andy Statman Judge Jack Weinstein Julie Budd, MC Light Refreshments and reception to […]

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Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust Announces Public Programming Schedule for Fall 2019

Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust Announces Public Programming Schedule for Fall 2019

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, which is currently presenting the acclaimed exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away., announces its fall roster of programs, including talks, theater, and commemorative events that explore Jewish history and life before, during, and after the Holocaust. “The Museum is excited to […]

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In-SITE-ful Journey: The Jewish Museum

In-SITE-ful Journey: The Jewish Museum

Using Ritual Objects as Provocations: Supporting Young Children’s Choice and Voice in the Classroom About this Event In this workshop, participants will be introduced to a snapshot of the Jewish Museum’s collection and will have the opportunity to discuss and question how to bring art and artifacts into your classroom. We will explore key questions […]

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Moroccan films are focus of Binyamina festival

Moroccan films are focus of Binyamina festival

Award-winning musician and singer Francoise Atlan, a Jewish singer who lives in Morocco and performs all over the world, will also attend the opening. Moroccan culture is taking its rightful place in Israel and devotees of Moroccan heritage and customs will want to attend the third International Days of Cinema Festival, which will be held […]

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