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A Bright Start to Hanukkah!
 
Holiday Workshop for All Ages
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Yeshiva University Museum)
Yeshiva University Museum
City: New York

Additional Notes:
See unique Hanukkah lamps (hanukkiot) and hunt for miniature menorahs in the Yeshiva University Museum exhibition Modeling the Synagogue: from Dura to Touro.

Then join us in our art workshop to create a beautiful “stained glass” panel to shine in the window next to your hanukkiah . . .

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Monday, October 21, 2013 through Tuesday, October 22, 2013
 
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Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( john meek)
john meek
City: New York

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CJH Test event 1
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 through Friday, December 26, 2014
 
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Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
City: New York

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Commissar
 
World War I -- Jewish Experience in the Trenches and at the Home Front
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History, American Jewish Historical Society and Leo Baeck Institute)
Center for Jewish History, American Jewish Historical Society and Leo Baeck Institute
City: New York

Additional Notes:
was made by Aleksandr Askoldov in 1967, but was banned by Soviet censors for 20 years. The reason is the films sympathetic depiction of Jews. Commissar is a heartbreaking story of a Jewish family in backwater Ukrainian shtetl ravaged by war and pogroms. When a female commissar fighting . . .

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Wednesday, October 01, 2014 through Wednesday, October 01, 2014
 
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Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( "the john meek test")
"the john meek test"
City: New York

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Echoes of the Borscht Belt
 
Artist's Tour
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Yeshiva University Museum)
Yeshiva University Museum
City: New York

Additional Notes:
From the 1920s through the 1960s, the Catskill Mountains, within easy driving distance of New York City, were a popular vacation destination for millions of Americans, many of them Jews. Known as the Borscht Belt, the resorts of Sullivan and Ulster County combined recreational activities with nighttime . . .

Gallery Admissions
 
CJH and YUM admissions
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
City: New York

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If Books Could Talk
 
Ruth Gay Seminar in Jewish Studies
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( YIVO Institute for Jewish Research)
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
City: New York

Additional Notes:
In the Vilna Ghetto, poet Abraham Sutzkever and others risked their lives to rescue Jewish treasures. David Fishman (Jewish Theological Seminary) discusses three of these extraordinary items: Theodor Herzl's diary; the minute-book from the Vilna Gaon's synagogue; and an original manuscript of the play . . .

Klezmer Influences in American Jewish Music
 
Sidney Krum Young Artists Concert Series
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( YIVO Institute for Jewish Research)
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
City: New York

Additional Notes:
In this lecture-demonstration, we present three rarely performed pieces—Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind by Osvaldo Golijov, Six Yiddish Scenes by Paul Alan Levi, and Café Music by Paul Schoenfield—and delve into the challenges of performing American Jewish music today.
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Modeling the Flood Story
 
Panel Discussion
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Yeshiva University Museum in cooperation with Yeshiva College and the Bernard Revel Graduate School )
Yeshiva University Museum in cooperation with Yeshiva College and the Bernard Revel Graduate School
City: New York

Additional Notes:
How has the idea of a cataclysmic flood been imagined and represented? In what ways has the story been reinterpreted over time? How have writers and artists responded to the narrative in its religious and cultural context? In what ways does the flood story have resonance today? Speakers from various . . .

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