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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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http://www.cjh.org


Public Transportation: F train to 16th street.
N/W/R/ or 6/4/5 to Union Square.
1/9 to 18th Street

Parking: Street parking is permitted on 16th and 17th street after 6 pm. A parking lot is located across the street from the Center's entrance on 16th street.
A/C: YES
ADA Compliant: YES


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Gallery Admissions
Monday, November 19, 2012 through Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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Odessa
Wednesday, April 06, 2016 through Monday, May 16, 2016

Tour YUM’s newest exhibition, exploring the vital creative character and dramatic social context of 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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A Forbidden Conversation
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 through Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Join us for a groundbreaking program on a difficult topic we all want to talk about. "A Forbidden Conversation" — from actor Gili Getz — presents a new and personal nonfiction monologue about the heated arguments that his family had during the recent war in Gaza. Post-performance, Rabbi Shira Koch Epstein ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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The Rav in Israel
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 through Thursday, May 05, 2016

Join Rabbi Meir Soloveichik as he reflects on the relationship between Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, The Rav, and Israel – and its significance for us and future generations. There will be a special viewing of a Commemorative Compendium issued on the occasion of the Rav’s only visit to the Land of ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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From West to East
Thursday, May 05, 2016 through Friday, May 06, 2016

Members of the Phoenix Chamber Ensemble and Horszowsky Trio join forces. The program includes the Franck Violin Sonata and the Dvorak "Dumky" Trio. Jesse Mills-violin, Raman Ramakrishnan-cello, Vassa Shevel-piano, Inessa Zaretsky-piano.


This concert is made possible by the Blavatnik Family
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Music in Our Time: 2016
Sunday, May 08, 2016 through Sunday, May 08, 2016

This year’s annual concert features fascinating works – instrumental, electronic and vocal – by composers Steve Reich, Jonathan Comissar, Stanislav Fridman and Mati Kovkler, played by artists from Mannes College The New School of Music and sung by the Hevreh Ensemble. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 20 mins

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A Forgotten Genocide
Monday, May 16, 2016 through Monday, May 16, 2016

The pogroms of the Russian Civil War had a devastating impact on East European Jewry. By focusing on specific instances of anti-Jewish violence in Ukraine, and exploring the Soviet and international response, scholars of Russian Jewry and genocide studies will present new research rethinking the legacy ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Family History Treasures at the National Archives
Monday, May 16, 2016 through Monday, May 16, 2016

Christopher Zarr, Education Specialist for the National Archives at New York City, elucidates how to do basic genealogical research using Federal records at the National Archives, including census, immigration, and military service and pension records.


Event Location: Kovno Room
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Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Sephardic Dynasties
Thursday, May 19, 2016 through Thursday, May 19, 2016

Sarina Roffé traces the journey of the Kassins, a rabbinic dynasty with rumored Converso heritage, from Spain to modern Brooklyn. Roffé also explores the claims that some descendants are Crypto rabbis who serve a secret Jewish community in Ireland.


Event Location: Kovno Room
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Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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A Family Historian Uncovers Mysteries of 19th Century German-Jewish Immigrant Families
Monday, May 23, 2016 through Monday, May 23, 2016

Karen Franklin, LBI’s Director of Family Research, reveals the surprising discoveries she made while researching two families, including an amazing invention and the connection between these families and their German relations on the eve of World War II. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Be Your Own Family History Archivist!
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 through Tuesday, May 24, 2016

How can you preserve irreplaceable artifacts from your own family history? Our highly specialized archivists and librarians will answer your questions about organizing and safely storing your family photos, documents, books, audio/video recordings, and digital files. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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From Vienna to New York
Thursday, June 09, 2016 through Thursday, June 09, 2016

It has been remarked that, before the total destruction of Austria's Jewish culture in the Holocaust, the “only true Austrians” were the Jewish Austrians. Join us for a discussion between scholars of Jewish-Austrian culture and former Jewish-Austrian exiles on how “Old Austria” is remembered in the ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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A Family Fun Night of Baseball
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 through Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Join us a special event for all ages: A Family Fun Night of Baseball, in celebration of Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American, a pop-up exhibition from Philadelphia’s National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) that will be on display here on 15 West 16th Street from April ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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