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Center for Jewish History
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New York, NY 10011
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Gallery Admissions
Monday, November 19, 2012 through Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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Rubble Rubble
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 through Thursday, December 14, 2017

Act One: An Israeli settler welcomes her anti-Zionist nephew for a visit, and honestly, what could go wrong? Act Two: The same family's matriarch builds a bomb to save the 1905 Russian Revolution... in song!"Rubble Rubble" is a half-play/half-musical that charts a Jewish family's century-long arc from ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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The Arch of Titus
Monday, October 16, 2017 through Monday, December 11, 2017

Join the curator on a walking tour through Yeshiva University Museum’s exhibition The Arch of Titus – from Jerusalem to Rome, and Back, exploring the image and legacy of the Arch of Titus from Imperial Rome to modern-day Israel. ... (continued)
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Jewish New York, 1917
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

When the US entered WWI in the spring of 1917, how did New York Jews respond? What were the key conflicts and creative responses to wartime in New York of 1917? As they faced military service, some Jewish New Yorkers sought to build new institutions to help Jews in uniform while others opposed war and ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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The Balfour Declaration: 100 Years Later
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Join human rights lawyers Jonathan Kuttab and Robert Herbst as they take a look at the Balfour Declaration and its historical context and discuss its ramifications for Palestinians and Jews living in Israel/Palestine today. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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The Arch of Titus
Sunday, October 29, 2017

This international conference, featuring scholars from Israel, Italy, Sweden and the United States, explores the historical context and cultural significance of the Arch of Titus from Imperial Rome to modern-day Israel. Complements YUM’s exhibition The Arch of Titus – from Jerusalem to Rome, and ... (continued)
Length: 8 hrs 0 mins

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Before Brooklyn
Thursday, November 02, 2017

A Talk by Najat Abdulhuq, author of Jewish and Greek Communities in Egypt: Entrepreneurship and Business before Nasser



In the years following Nasser s rise to power, the demographic landscape and the economy of Egypt underwent a profound change. Related to the emigration of
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Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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From Brooklyn to Beirut
Thursday, November 09, 2017

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 ... (continued)
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Wisdom from Everything
Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Nineteen-year-old Syrian refugee Farsana is stuck. Once the top student in her school, she’s 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 husband’s ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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The Ruined House by Ruby Namdar
Thursday, December 07, 2017

Book talk to launch and celebrate the new English translation of Ruby Namdar’s award winning The Ruined House from Hebrew. ... (continued)
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Turmoil of the Heart
Thursday, December 07, 2017

Phoenix Chamber Ensemble performs Schubert’s “Violin and Piano Duo Sonata,” Opus 162, D. 574, Brahms’ “Viola Sonata,” Opus 120, and Brahms’ “ Piano Quartet ,” Opus 25.


This program is made possible by the generous support of the Blavatnik Family Foundation.
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