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East West Street
 
A Talk by Philippe Sands followed by a Discussion with Douglas Irvin-Erikson
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( American Jewish Historical Society)
American Jewish Historical Society
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Featuring remarkable materials drawn directly from the AJHS archive, human-rights lawyer and author Philippe Sands will explore how personal lives and history are interwoven in his book East West Street, which received the 2016 Baillie Gifford (formerly Samuel Johnson) prize for nonfiction. The story . . .

From Brooklyn to Beirut
 
Premiere Film Screening and Discussion
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( American Jewish Historical Society)
American Jewish Historical Society
City: New York

Additional Notes:
What is the fate of artifacts and architecture left behind by a people in flux? A lamentation; a funeral dirge for a city wounded but still living. This film explores the landscape of belonging of the community of Lebanese Jews in New York, as well as the fragilities, and complexities of a politicized . . .

Music in Our Time
 
Concert
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( American Society for Jewish Music & American Jewish Historical Society)
American Society for Jewish Music & American Jewish Historical Society
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Featuring a performance of his Fantasies for Piano, played by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, Yedhudi Wyner, this annual concert also showcases music of Benjie Ellen Schiller, Josh Fishbein (Adon Olam), Ronn Yedidia (Concertino for Clarinet, Strings & Piano), and Jonathan Leshnoff (Clarinet Concerto), . . .

New York 1, Tel Aviv 0
 
Book Talk & Signing
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( American Jewish Historical Society)
American Jewish Historical Society
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Sharply observed, beautifully rendered stories about gender, sexuality, and nationality by a fresh and original literary voice.”

Join us as we welcome Shelly Oria, a brilliant New York based Israeli author, to read from her best-selling debut New York 1, Tel Aviv 0, and talk to us about . . .

The Annual Chanukah Concert
 
Concert
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( American Society for Jewish Music & American Jewish Historical Society)
American Society for Jewish Music & American Jewish Historical Society
City: New York

Additional Notes:
With Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, National Yiddish Theater-Folksbiene; Yiddish folk and theater songs, with singers and piano and klezmer clarinet. Plus a Chanukah sing-along and special story for the holiday.

The Ruined House by Ruby Namdar
 
Book Launch & Talk featuring Ruby Namdar & Liel Leibowitz
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History & 14th Street Y)
American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History & 14th Street Y
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Book talk to launch and celebrate the new English translation of Ruby Namdars award winning The Ruined House from Hebrew.

Wisdom from Everything
 
Premiere Staged Reading
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( American Jewish Historical Society)
American Jewish Historical Society
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Nineteen-year-old Syrian refugee Farsana is stuck. Once the top student in her school, shes now educating girls while they wait for the war to end. But when an older Jordanian doctor offers Farsana an education in exchange for marriage, she takes the chance—and finds herself embroiled in her new husbands . . .

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