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Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
(between 5th and 6th avenues)
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Gallery Admissions
Monday, November 19, 2012 through Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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Uncommon Threads
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 through Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Join curator Bonni-Dara Michaels for a tour of Yeshiva University Museum’s newest exhibition featuring garments, textiles and jewelry spanning three centuries. Highlights include a gold bracelet that belonged to the wife of the Hatam Sofer, a 19th-century Ottoman velvet bridal dress and the groom’s ... (continued)
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out of the whirlwind
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 through Wednesday, February 01, 2017

In 1972, the American artist Hugh Mesibov painted an ambitious 40-foot-wide mural based on the biblical Book of Job for Temple Beth El in Spring Valley, New York. Promoted by its recent relocation, the synagogue donated this monumental painting to Yeshiva University Museum. This curator’s tour focuses ... (continued)
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Black Panther Got Loose from the Bronx Zoo
Thursday, January 12, 2017 through Thursday, February 02, 2017

Based on an article published in the New York Times in 1902, Ido Michaeli’s work Black Panther Got Loose from the Bronx Zoo, a hand-woven tapestry and video piece, tell the true story of a panther, who escaped from the Bronx Zoo and, after struggling with the police, dove into the Bronx ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

The Viennese Cafe in New York Exile
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Join us for an evening exploring the history of Jewish Austrian émigrés who transplanted the music of Viennese cafes to New York City. Esther Wratschko (Prins Foundation Fellow at the Center for Jewish History) will share her discoveries in the archives.

This presentation, including
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Length: 1 hr 30 mins

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Bubby: Kosher Love Advice in Unkosher Times is a fashion photo series that features real bubbies imparting love and life advice. Shot by Los Angeles-based photographer Jackson Davis, the series celebrates the beauty and wisdom that these fashionable bubbies have gained throughout ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

Streit's Matzo and the American Dream
Thursday, April 13, 2017

In the heart of New York’s rapidly gentrifying Lower East Side stand four tenement buildings that housed the Streit’s matzo factory since 1925. Streit’s Matzo and the American Dream is a story of tradition, of resistance and resilience, and a celebration of a family whose commitment to their heritage ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins