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The Jewish Museum to Present 'Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art' Photo The Jewish Museum to Present 'Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021

The Jewish Museum is presenting a two-part virtual symposium exploring a wide range of subjects related to the exhibition Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art in December 2021.

CONFRONTING ANTISEMITISM International Symposium Announced, October 17 Photo CONFRONTING ANTISEMITISM International Symposium Announced, October 17
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2021

Antisemitic violence is sharply rising and becoming more prevalent, indicating that existing programs and traditional solutions are not enough. As trusted public institutions with diverse audiences, how can archives, libraries, museums, and cultural institutions use their unique strengths to combat antisemitism and create lasting change?

Circus Mind Will Release New Album 'Joy Machine' Photo Circus Mind Will Release New Album 'Joy Machine'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 26, 2021

The first¬†JOY MACHINE¬†single¬†‚ÄúAre You Ready?‚Ä̬†features guest guitar phenom¬†Brandon ‚ÄúTaz‚ÄĚ Niederauer¬†and had an official music video release.

Museum Of Jewish Heritage ‚Ä" A Living Memorial To The Holocaust Announces Its Februa Photo Museum Of Jewish Heritage ‚Ä" A Living Memorial To The Holocaust Announces Its February Programs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2021

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, which is currently presenting the award-winning exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. through May 2, 2021, has announced its February programming.

Museum Of Jewish Heritage Launches Virtual Field Trips Photo Museum Of Jewish Heritage Launches Virtual Field Trips
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020

For teachers missing the canceled field trips that provided experiential learning beyond the classroom, the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will launch new, virtual field trips for school groups in November, as well as new and engaging lesson plans, professional development workshops, and an oral histories podcast.

Reelz Adds New Stories Celebrating Beloved Stars of Comedy, Music and Movies to Septe Photo Reelz Adds New Stories Celebrating Beloved Stars of Comedy, Music and Movies to September 2020 Lineup
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 25, 2020

REELZ today announced its September 2020 lineup with six new original specials and a returning original series highlighted by new stories celebrating the remarkable lives and enduring legacies of Bernie Mac and Lucille Ball.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene To Host A Jewish Holiday Tradition On December 25 Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene To Host A Jewish Holiday Tradition On December 25th at THE SORCERESS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2019

Christmas Day for American Jews is observed by an annual ritual, one born alongside Yiddish Theatre in the immigrant communities of the Lower East Side: dining out on Chinese food.

Museum Of Jewish Heritage ‚Ä" A Living Memorial To The Holocaust Extends Exhibition O Photo Museum Of Jewish Heritage ‚Ä" A Living Memorial To The Holocaust Extends Exhibition On Auschwitz
by Julie Musbach - Oct 24, 2019

Due to an overwhelming response, the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust today announced that Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away., the most comprehensive Holocaust exhibition about Auschwitz ever presented in North America, will be extended until August 30, 2020. Produced by the international exhibition firm Musealia and the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland, the groundbreaking exhibition is the largest ever on Auschwitz with more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents THE SORCERESS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2019

This December, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will present The Sorceress (Di Kishefmakherin), a magical, musical Yiddish fantasy starring an innocent young heroine, her dashing fiancé, a devious stepmother, and a scheming witch that takes its audience into a world of illusion, intrigue, and suspense. The Sorceress will be performed from December 1 to 29 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage a?" A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC.

Museum Of Jewish Heritage In NYC Unveils Shofar That Survived Auschwitz Photo Museum Of Jewish Heritage In NYC Unveils Shofar That Survived Auschwitz
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2019

The Museum of Jewish Heritage a?" A Living Memorial to the Holocaust today revealed a historic artifacta?"a shofar, a ram's horn that is made into a special wind instrument used during Jewish High Holiday religious services and that was hidden and clandestinely used in the Auschwitz concentration campa?"as part of its acclaimed exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. The exhibition is coproduced by the international exhibition firm Musealia and the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland.

Barry Manilow, Steven Skybell, And Julianna Margulies Endorse Museum Of Jewish Herita Photo Barry Manilow, Steven Skybell, And Julianna Margulies Endorse Museum Of Jewish Heritage
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2019

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is releasing a series of digital spots from celebrities and elected officials that encourage people to visit the most comprehensive Holocaust exhibition about Auschwitz ever exhibited in North America. Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.The groundbreaking exhibition is now open through January 3, 2020 in New York City.

The Center for Jewish History Presents HAMILL AND HABERMAN-STORIES OF NEW YORK Photo The Center for Jewish History Presents HAMILL AND HABERMAN-STORIES OF NEW YORK
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 31, 2019

On September 8th at 3 pm at the Center for Jewish History, the celebrated storyteller sits down with another notable New Yorker and his former New York Postcolleague: Bronx native and acclaimed New York Times reporter Clyde Haberman.

Photo Flash: 7th Annual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS At Joe's Pub Photo Photo Flash: 7th Annual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS At Joe's Pub
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2019

The seventh annual 'Night Of A Thousand Judys' - the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center written and hosted by Justin Sayre - featured the musical talents of two time Tony Award-nominee Christine Andreas (My Fair Lady, Oklahoma!), Nathan Lee Graham (Zoolander, 'LA to Vegas'), Brittain Ashford (The Great Comet of 1812), Matt Doyle (Spring Awakening, The Book of Mormon), Julian Fleisher (New York Public Radio), Molly Pope (Cafe Caryle, Adelaide Festival), Kat Cunning (HBO's 'The Deuce,' Company XIV), and Amber Martin (John Cameron Mitchell's The Origin of Love).

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards - Full List of Winners! Photo The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards - Full List of Winners!
by Nicole Rosky - May 5, 2019

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories - and bestowed one special award - for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Beloved and celebrated entertainer, Wayne Brady, will emcee the ceremony.

Breaking: BE MORE CHILL, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More Pick Up Nominations Photo Breaking: BE MORE CHILL, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More Pick Up Nominations for Lucille Lortel Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 3, 2019

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories - and bestowed one special award - for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Beloved and celebrated entertainer, Wayne Brady, will emcee the ceremony.

Museum of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in NYC Will Present the  Photo Museum of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in NYC Will Present the Largest Exhibition on Auschwitz
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2019

The Museum of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial to the Holocaust today announced plans to present the most comprehensive Holocaust exhibition about Auschwitz ever exhibited in North America. Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. is produced in partnership with the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland and the international exhibition firm Musealia. The groundbreaking exhibition was curated by an international team of experts led by historian Dr. Robert Jan van Pelt. It will open in New York City on May 8, 2019 and run through January 3, 2020.

NYC Premiere Of Chaim Potok's OUT OF THE DEPTHS Photo NYC Premiere Of Chaim Potok's OUT OF THE DEPTHS
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2019

When famed author Chaim Potok was inspired to write about another legendary Jewish writer, the result was Out of the Depths, Potok's first and only original play. Based on the extraordinary life and work of S. Ansky, author of the world renowned play, The Dybbuk, Out of the Depths was recently published for the first time in The Collected Plays of Chaim Potok. Now, in celebration of its publication and the 100th anniversary of Potok's birth, the Center for Jewish History will host the New York premiere of Out of the Depths with a staged reading on Sunday, February 3rd at 2:00 pm.  

JEWS, POLITICS, AND THE 2018 MIDTERM ELECTIONS: New Program Announced In The History  Photo JEWS, POLITICS, AND THE 2018 MIDTERM ELECTIONS: New Program Announced In The History Matters Series
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2018

When Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected president, his popularity with American Jews inspired this Yiddish joke from a Jewish Republican judge: The Jews now had three velten (worlds), the judge quipped. Di velt (this world), yene velt (the world to come), and Roosevelt. Although the Democratic party has won the majority of American-Jewish votes since the 1920's, the critical issues that motivate Jewish voters, like all voters, also reflect the political climate and a range of priorities. Today, as the country grows increasingly polarized, are Jewish voters becoming more starkly divided as well?  Are ideological schisms, gender differences, and generational divisions shaking up the Jewish political landscape too? What can we glean from historical voting trends? And with Jews making up only 2% of the population, why so much interest in the Jewish vote anyway?

Margalit Fox And Jamie Bernstein Coming To The Center For Jewish History Photo Margalit Fox And Jamie Bernstein Coming To The Center For Jewish History
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2018

Margalit Fox wrote more than 1,400 obituaries during her career at The New York Times, gaining a legion of fans with her exquisite prose and eye for quirky detail. Now she applies her meticulous research and superb storytelling to a long-forgotten 20th-century murder case-and to Oscar Slater, the Jewish immigrant who was framed for the crime. The sensational case both captivated the public and captured the attention of Arthur Conan Doyle, celebrity author of the wildly popular Sherlock Holmes detective novels. One century later, Ms. Fox shines a bright light on a cold case, revealing the twists and turns of Conan Doyle's real life murder investigation and uncovering question we still grapple with today. "Why isn't the Oscar Slater case better known?" Fox muses, "It's about racism, antisemitism, xenophobia. Not relevant to today? Think again." 

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF In Yiddish Extends Through October 25 Photo FIDDLER ON THE ROOF In Yiddish Extends Through October 25
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2018

Due to critical acclaim and an entirely sold-out summer run the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) has announced a fall extension with a new block of tickets for the American Premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof. Originally announced to play through August 26th, the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof that opened on July 15th, will now play through October 25th. The production will continue its run at the Museum of Jewish Heritage with an updated performance schedule that includes Saturday evening performances,

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