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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 Friday, December 30, 2016

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Odessa
Wednesday, April 06, 2016 through Monday, January 09, 2017

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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Odessa
Thursday, October 27, 2016 through Wednesday, December 14, 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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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 pearl and silver embroidered lectern cover of a Chief Rabbi ... (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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Hanukkah Craft Workshop
Sunday, December 11, 2016 through Sunday, December 11, 2016

Inspired by the beautiful textiles and clothing found in YUM’s newest exhibition Uncommon Threads: Clothing & Textiles from the Yeshiva University Museum Collection, this drop-in workshop invites families to create fabric appliqué Hanukkah gelt pouches. This multi-sensory activity is suitable ... (continued)
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Sigd: An Ethiopian Jewish Celebration
Sunday, December 11, 2016 through Sunday, December 18, 2016

Chassida Shmella partners with AJHS in celebrating the Ethiopian Jewish holiday Sigd. An evening of rituals, a music performance, a special reception featuring Ethiopian food, and a curated display of items from the American Association for Ethiopian Jews collection.



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Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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GenealogyIndexer.org: Searching Historical European Directories and Other Sources
Sunday, December 11, 2016 through Sunday, December 11, 2016

GenealogyIndexer.org is a free website where you can search for names in more than 2,000 historical European directories, Yizkor books, Polish and Russian military documents, and more. Logan Kleinwaks, the website’s creator, will discuss newly added sources and search functionality. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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The Annual Chanukah Concert
Sunday, December 11, 2016 through Sunday, December 11, 2016

With Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, National Yiddish Theater-Folksbiene; singers Daniella Rabbani and Robert Abelson; as well as klezmer clarinetist, Dmitri (Zisl) Slepowich. Yiddish folk and theater songs and a Chanukah sing-along. Plus a special story read by the Emmy-Award winning actress, ... (continued)
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How to Design and Construct a Family History Book Entirely by Yourself
Sunday, December 11, 2016 through Sunday, December 11, 2016

Are you contemplating how you will share all of the genealogical records and family stories you have amassed with your relatives? Elayne and Steve Denker will discuss the practicalities of how to design and construct your own family history book. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Reclaim the Records
Thursday, December 15, 2016 through Thursday, December 15, 2016

Brooke Schreier Ganz, founder of Reclaim the Records, will teach you how to file your own state Freedom of Information requests for currently inaccessible genealogical or archival records that you would like to see returned to the public domain. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Black Panther Got Loose from the Bronx Zoo
Thursday, January 12, 2017 through Thursday, February 02, 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. Opening night will feature poetry performances celebrating the incorporation of the Black Panther image across global movements. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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What Does Jewish Look Like to You?
Thursday, January 12, 2017 through Friday, January 20, 2017

Through extensively crafted, deeply personal storytelling and slam poetry, Kaleidoscope interrogates the ever-popular question "What does Jewish look like?" Boldly diverse, distinctly Jewish, and rad talented, Kaleidoscope includes performers of Jamaican, Ethiopian, Moroccan, Yemenite, Libyan and African-American ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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There are Jews Here
Friday, January 13, 2017 through Friday, January 20, 2017

There Are Jews Here tells the stories of once-thriving Jewish American towns that now can barely hold a minyan, focusing on the residents lamenting the gradual disappearance of their communities, and critically examining issues of class, family, and identity. ... (continued)
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The Viennese Cafe in New York Exile
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 through Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Join us for an evening of musical performance 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. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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