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Jewish Restaurant Week

Jewish Restaurant Week

JEWISH HERITAGE MONTH – MAY Annual JEWISH Restaurant Week Jewish Restaurant Week, Jewish Eats & Drinks Week is an initiative to raise awareness to Jewish Restaurants, Chefs, Caterers, and Businesses. This exciting campaign helps boost the local economy and increases traffic to Jewish Eateries throughout the USA. WEBSITE: https://jewishheritagemonthguide.wordpress.com/ Any questions or concerns contact us […]

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Who is a Woman of Valor?

Who is a Woman of Valor?

About this Event What does it mean to be a woman of valor? A Hebrew verse cites virtue, but over centuries the definition has been applied to women who are trailblazers, advocates, unflinching and unstoppable. This four-session course, led by an expert guide and educator Barry Feldman, will explore the history of the women who […]

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An intimate evening tour of The Stanton Street Synagogue

An intimate evening tour of The Stanton Street Synagogue

About this Event Located in a very multicultural part of the Lower East Side, Congregation Bnai Jacob Anshe Brzezan (“Sons of Jacob, People of Brzezan”), was founded in 1893 by a community of Yiddish-speaking Jewish immigrants from the town of Brzezan in Southeast Galicia, (formerly Austria-Hungary -then Poland, now Ukraine). This little synagogue, known as […]

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Getting Schmaltzy About Jewish Food

Getting Schmaltzy About Jewish Food

From bagels to baba ghanoush and hamentaschen to hummus, explore the breadth of Jewish foodways. Discuss the diversity of communities that have contributed and the multitude of traditions that together make up this messy and delicious cuisine in a conversation with Jeffrey Yoskowitz of The Gefilteria and recipe preservationist and cookbook author Jennifer Abadi. James […]

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Unpacking the Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation: Life—A Work in Progress

Unpacking the Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation: Life—A Work in Progress

Hear authors Josh Gondelman and Rebecca Dinerstein Knight in a con­ver­sa­tion with Stephanie But­nick, Tablet Magazine. About this Event Actions and intentions—which mat­ter more? And what hap­pens when your best inten­tions have unin­tend­ed results? These questions have long been debated in Jewish texts, and author and come­di­an Josh Gondel­man (Nice Try: Sto­ries of Best Inten­tions […]

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Eyal Vilner Big Band

Eyal Vilner Big Band

About this Event The Eyal Vilner Big Band is true to its name—it is BIG. Seventeen musicians big! Led by Tel Aviv-born and New York-educated musician/composer/conductor Eyal Vilner, this concert features Vilner’s inventive arrangements of jazz classics as well as his original compositions. Melding traditional Jewish melodies and Middle Eastern sounds with jazz and blues, […]

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Women in Power and Powerful Women in the Bible

Women in Power and Powerful Women in the Bible

Museum at Eldridge Street Sunday, January 5, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM (EST) New York, NY he Bible is full of stories involving women – in battle, in peril, in moral quandaries. Dr. Amy Kalmanofsky has dedicated her scholarship to powerful woman of the Bible, their legacies in our culture and their impact […]

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Lisbon: Harbor of Hope for Jewish Refugees

Lisbon: Harbor of Hope for Jewish Refugees

In this lecture, Dr. Kaplan will describe the experience of Jewish refugees, mostly from Germany and Austria, as they escaped from Hitler to live in limbo in Portugal. Jewish refugees suffered anxiety and fear, but also evinced courage and resilience. Helpers included the very poor and very generous Portuguese people, the reluctant Portuguese government, and […]

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