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Center for Jewish History
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Gallery Admissions
Monday, November 19, 2012 through Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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Odessa
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 through Wednesday, September 14, 2016

A curator’s tour of Yeshiva University Museum’s exhibition exploring the vital creative character and dramatic social context of pre- and post-revolutionary Odessa, Ukraine (formerly Russia) through the work of two of the city’s most important artists – the writer Isaac Babel and the painter Yefim Ladyzhensky. ... (continued)
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The Ghetto and Beyond
Sunday, September 18, 2016 through Sunday, September 18, 2016

Marking the 500th anniversary of the creation of the Venice ghetto, this conference presents new scholarship examining how the ghetto unexpectedly allowed Jewish culture and religion to flourish in spite of the restrictions and stigmatization it imposed. For more information, please visit www.cjh.org/veniceghetto, ... (continued)
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Jews and Racial Shifts in Early America
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 through Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Laura Arnold Leibman will discuss her current book project, exploring definitions of race since the colonial era, and sources related to family histories of Jews of mixed African and Jewish descent in the United States and Caribbean prior to 1840. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Genizah
Thursday, September 22, 2016 through Thursday, September 22, 2016

A new interactive installation created by contemporary artist Rachel Libeskind for AJHS, "Genizah" presents an up-to-date interpretation of the traditional Genizah. Libeskind will perform an original performance piece on opening night. The exhibition will be up through December 2016. ... (continued)
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An Intimate Rivalry
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 through Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Jewish-Muslim relations in the pre-modern era are popularly portrayed as a precursor of conflict in the contemporary Middle East. Drawing on religious texts, historical documents and other materials, cultural historian Ross Brann offers a rich and more complex portrait of early Jewish-Muslim relations, ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Sacred and Stolen
Thursday, September 29, 2016 through Friday, September 30, 2016

How did an 11th-century door to the Holy Ark of the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo find its way to an American museum? Dr. Gary Vikan, former director of the Walters Art Museum, recounts this and other amazing tales from his remarkable 30-year career as a scholar, curator and museum director.


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Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Jewish Salonica
Thursday, September 29, 2016 through Thursday, September 29, 2016

How did the Jews of Salonica, once known as the Jerusalem of the Balkans, fashion a new identity as Greek Jews after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire? Devin E. Naar’s new book explores the history of the world's largest Sephardic Jewish community at the crossroads of Europe and the Middle East on ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Fathers and Sons
Thursday, October 13, 2016 through Friday, October 14, 2016

Phoenix Chamber Ensemble performing Rimsky-Korsakov’s Piano Trio, Shostakovich’s Piano Trio No.2, Op.67, and Weinberg’s "Toccata" from Piano Trio op.24. This program is made possible by the generous support of the Blavatnik Family Foundation. ... (continued)
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How Come Boys Get to Keep their Noses?
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 through Thursday, October 27, 2016

Tahneer Oksman and New Yorker contributor Liana Finck discuss Oksman’s new book How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses: Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs, drawing connections between graphic storytelling and the unstable postmodern Jewish self. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Odessa
Thursday, October 27, 2016 through Thursday, October 27, 2016

Join scholar Jess Olson for a gallery talk and tour of Yeshiva University Museum’s exhibition exploring the vital creative character and dramatic social context of pre- and post-revolutionary Odessa, Ukraine (formerly Russia) through the work of two of the city’s most important artists – the writer ... (continued)
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The Ted Rosenthal Trio Presents:
Thursday, November 17, 2016 through Friday, November 18, 2016

An evening of jazz interpretations of famous Jewish composers including George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Harold Arlen, and Jerome Kern, and a post-performance talk by Ted Rosenthal about the Jewish immigrants contributions to the American Jazz Repertoire of the 20th century. ... (continued)
Length: 2 hrs 0 mins

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Sigd
Sunday, December 11, 2016 through Monday, December 12, 2016

Chassida Shmella partners with AJHS in celebrating the Ethiopian Jewish holiday Sigd. An evening of rituals, a music performance, a special reception featuring Ethipian food, and a curated display of items from the American Association for Ethiopian Jews collection. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Black Panther Got Loose from the Bronx Zoo
Thursday, January 12, 2017 through Thursday, January 12, 2017

Based on a 1902 New York Times article, Black Panther Got Loose from the Bronx Zoo tells the story of a black panther who escaped from the Bronx Zoo. The exhibition consists of a hand-woven tapestry and a video reviewing its making. Exhibition on view through March 2016. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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