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The Center for Jewish History Announces  September and October 2016 ProgramsThe Center for Jewish History Announces September and October 2016 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

The Center for Jewish History has announced its September and October 2016 Programs. Highlights include programs focused on "Blood Libel;"  the 500th anniversary of the Venice ghetto;  a Berlin Films series; and a look at Rembrandt and the Jews. (more...)

Met Museum to Present 'Landmark' Jerusalem Exhibition, 9/26Met Museum to Present 'Landmark' Jerusalem Exhibition, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Beginning around the year 1000, Jerusalem attained unprecedented significance as a location, destination, and symbol to people of diverse faiths from Iceland to India. Multiple competitive and complementary religious traditions, fueled by an almost universal preoccupation with the city, gave rise to one of the most creative periods in its history. Opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 26, the landmark exhibition Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven will demonstrate the key role that the Holy City, sacred to the three Abrahamic faiths, played in shaping the art of this period. In these centuries, Jerusalem was home to more cultures, religions, and languages than ever before. Through times of peace as well as war, Jerusalem remained a constant source of inspiration that resulted in art of great beauty and fascinating complexity. (more...)

'IN PLAIN SIGHT' to Explore Justus Rosenberg at the Center for Jewish History'IN PLAIN SIGHT' to Explore Justus Rosenberg at the Center for Jewish History
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

In Plain Sight: The Marvelous, Unlikely History of Bard Professor Justus Rosenberg, presented by the Center for Jewish History and the Leo Baeck Institute, is slated for Wednesday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Ute Lemper to Perform Works Written in Concentration Camps for LAST MUSIKUte Lemper to Perform Works Written in Concentration Camps for LAST MUSIK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Thirty years ago, Francesco Lotoro, an Italian musician, took on a unique challenge - to track down, transcribe and record all the music written in concentration camps. He has already collected 17,000 scores, among them are many masterpieces that without him would have disappeared. (more...)

Graciela Mochkofsky Charts a 'New Kind of Judaism' Across Latin America in CJH LectureGraciela Mochkofsky Charts a 'New Kind of Judaism' Across Latin America in CJH Lecture
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Argentine journalist Graciela Mochkofsky charts a 'New Kind of Judaism' across Latin America in an event at the Center for Jewish History, which will offer insights into the growth of Judaism from Mexico to Chile on Monday, February 29 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Literature, Theatre and More Set for Center for Jewish History's Jan/Feb 2016 ProgramsLiterature, Theatre and More Set for Center for Jewish History's Jan/Feb 2016 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Center for Jewish History has just announced its January & February 2016 programs. Highlights include a discussion on Jewish Museums in the 21st Century, the launch of Lawrence Douglas' book on John Demjanjuk, a daring theatrical examination of racism and anti-Semitism, a look back at the 16th century 'Battle of the Books,' and a look forward at the rise of a 'New Judaism' in Latin America.  (more...)

David Cross, Greta Gerwig, Melissa Errico and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubDavid Cross, Greta Gerwig, Melissa Errico and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming lineup for tonight, November 11, through November 22, 2015. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

David Cross, Greta Gerwig, Melissa Errico and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubDavid Cross, Greta Gerwig, Melissa Errico and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming lineup for November 11-22, 2015. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Choreographer Bill T. Jones Talks ANALOGY/DORA: TRAMONTANE at Museum of Jewish Heritage TonightChoreographer Bill T. Jones Talks ANALOGY/DORA: TRAMONTANE at Museum of Jewish Heritage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Renowned choreographer Bill T. Jones is joined by his 95-year-old mother-in-law Dora Amelan, and her son Bjorn Amelan for a discussion about Dora's gripping story of survival during the Holocaust and how this became the inspiration for Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company's recent work, Analogy/Dora: Tramontane. This program takes place tonight, November 4, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 36 Battery Place in Lower Manhattan. (more...)

Bridget Barkan, Kat Edmonson, Justin Vivian Bond and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubBridget Barkan, Kat Edmonson, Justin Vivian Bond and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running tonight, November 4, through November 15, 2015. (more...)

Bridget Barkan, Kat Edmonson, Justin Vivian Bond and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubBridget Barkan, Kat Edmonson, Justin Vivian Bond and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running November 4-15, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Choreographer Bill T. Jones to Discuss ANALOGY/DORA: TRAMONTANE at Museum of Jewish Heritage, 11/4Choreographer Bill T. Jones to Discuss ANALOGY/DORA: TRAMONTANE at Museum of Jewish Heritage, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Renowned choreographer Bill T. Jones is joined by his 95-year-old mother-in-law Dora Amelan, and her son Bjorn Amelan for a discussion about Dora's gripping story of survival during the Holocaust and how this became the inspiration for Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company's recent work, Analogy/Dora: Tramontane. This program takes place on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 36 Battery Place in Lower Manhattan. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look: Chris Hemsworth Stars in Ron Howard's IN THE HEART OF THE SEAVIDEO: First Look: Chris Hemsworth Stars in Ron Howard's IN THE HEART OF THE SEA
by Movies News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Chris Hemsworth stars in Ron Howard's IN THE HEART OF THE SEA, in theaters December 2015. (more...)

Josh Radnor, Nicole Henry, Kat Edmonson and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This FallJosh Radnor, Nicole Henry, Kat Edmonson and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming performances from October 28 - November 8, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Josh Radnor, Nicole Henry, Kat Edmonson and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This FallJosh Radnor, Nicole Henry, Kat Edmonson and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming performances from October 28 - November 8, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

The Center for Jewish History to Host Day-Long Roman Vishniac Symposium, 10/25The Center for Jewish History to Host Day-Long Roman Vishniac Symposium, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

The recent discovery of nearly 10,000 previously unpublished negatives by renowned photographer Roman Vishniac has revealed a far more versatile, innovative and creative artist than previously thought. (more...)

Museum of Jewish Heritage Releases Schedule of Events for November & DecemberMuseum of Jewish Heritage Releases Schedule of Events for November & December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

New York, NY – The November and December programming schedule at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocausthas been announced, including conversations, film, theater, and family programs as well as events on December 25.  (more...)

The Klinghoffers Tell Stories Publicly for the First Time at Center for Jewish History TonightThe Klinghoffers Tell Stories Publicly for the First Time at Center for Jewish History Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

On October 8, 1985, terrorists representing the Palestinian Liberation Organization stormed the Achille Lauro cruise ship, murdering Leon Klinghoffer, who was vacationing with his wife and friends. His tragic death became a rallying cry in the fight against terrorism. In the ensuing years the story was co-opted and retold through the lens of popular culture. (more...)

The Klinghoffers to Tell Stories Publicly for the First Time at Center for Jewish History, 10/8The Klinghoffers to Tell Stories Publicly for the First Time at Center for Jewish History, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

On October 8, 1985, terrorists representing the Palestinian Liberation Organization stormed the Achille Lauro cruise ship, murdering Leon Klinghoffer, who was vacationing with his wife and friends. His tragic death became a rallying cry in the fight against terrorism. In the ensuing years the story was co-opted and retold through the lens of popular culture. (more...)

The Jewish Museum to Offer Free Saturdays Thanks to David Berg Foundation GrantThe Jewish Museum to Offer Free Saturdays Thanks to David Berg Foundation Grant
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

The Jewish Museum has received a one-year grant of $275,000 from The David Berg Foundation to underwrite Free Saturdays at the Museum and an expanded evaluation and assessment process. (more...)

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