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3rd Annual Brooklyn BagelFest

3rd Annual Brooklyn BagelFest

BagelFest, a celebration of New York’s most iconic food, the bagel! Location BKLYN Studios at City Point 445 Albee Square West Brooklyn, NY 11201 About this event BagelFest is back! The 3rd Annual Brooklyn BagelFest returns for another unparalleled culinary and cultural experience, featuring top bagel shops & bagel-related vendors, bagel-themed activities, and entertainment. Limited […]

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Love & Courtship on the Lower East Side Walking Tour

Love & Courtship on the Lower East Side Walking Tour

About this event How did people meet and mingle 100 years ago? Did they confess their love in letters? Go to a matchmaker? Meet at work on a factory floor? As immigrants wrestled with new American ways and their old traditions, the Lower East Side was home to family-arranged marriages as well as young people […]

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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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