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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 29, 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 Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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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From Brooklyn to Beirut
Thursday, November 09, 2017 through Thursday, December 14, 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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Not Just for Kids...A Hanukkah Program
Sunday, December 17, 2017

History!

• Exciting gallery hunts in the special exhibitions The Arch of Titus – from Jerusalem to Rome, and Back, and 1917: How One Year Changed the World.



• Guided tours of our special exhibitions, including a tour of The Arch of Titus – from Jerusalem
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The Annual Chanukah Concert
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

With Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, National Yiddish Theater-Folksbiene; Yiddish folk and theater songs, with singers and piano and klezmer clarinet. Plus a Chanukah sing-along and special story for the holiday. ... (continued)
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The Arch of Titus Verbal Description Tour
Sunday, January 07, 2018

Visitors who are blind or have low vision are invited to a special tour of YUM’s exhibition The Arch of Titus – from Jerusalem to Rome, and Back. The tour will feature handling objects, including a quarter-scale replica of the Spoils of Jerusalem panel from the Arch of Titus.


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Reversing Oblivion
Monday, January 08, 2018

The New York City premiere of this documentary film brings us to the filmmaker’s discovery of her grandparents’ confiscated pre-World War II estate and her own German Jewish heritage, and records the work of a Cornell University architecture team to design creative new uses for the site. With filmmakers ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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East West Street
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Featuring remarkable materials drawn directly from the AJHS archive, human-rights lawyer and author Philippe Sands will explore how personal lives and history are interwoven in his book East West Street, which received the 2016 Baillie Gifford (formerly Samuel Johnson) prize for nonfiction. The story ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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All Jewish History in Less than an Hour with David N. Myers
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Love history but short on time? Join CJH President and distinguished Jewish History Professor David N. Myers for a fast and fascinating discussion. Based on his book, Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction, Myers covers 5778 years in a very short program. Sound impossible? Set the clock. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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The Book of Separation
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

When she broke away from Orthodox Judaism, Tova Mirvis left her marriage and the way of life she’d always known. The bestselling novelist of The Ladies Auxiliary, The Outside World, and Visible City, Mirvis speaks with columnist Marjorie Ingall (Tablet Magazine) about her moving new memoir, ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Family History Today
Monday, January 29, 2018

Are you interested in reconnecting with your long-lost cousins? This lecture will cover major resources and strategies for locating the living descendants of deceased individuals on your family tree. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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History Matters - Deborah Lipstadt
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Prof. Deborah Lipstadt (Emory University) on antisemitism past and present ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Cuba's Forgotten Jewels
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels cinematically weaves the tale of Marion Kreith who, evading Nazi capture, escaped Europe to Havana as a young girl with her family. Marion’s story mingles with the personal accounts of other refugees placed in an unfamiliar land. ... (continued)
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History Matters - Jan Gross
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 through Thursday, March 01, 2018

Prof. Jan Gross (Princeton University) on Europe, the Holocaust, and the rise of the right in recent times ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Family History Today
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Designed for beginner or advanced genealogy researchers, this lecture will present research tools and approaches to finding data on, as well as imagining an informed historical context of, your ancestors’ immigration experiences. No previous experience or preparation necessary. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Triangle Fire
Monday, March 26, 2018

Presentation and discussion with author/artist Ruth Sergel and Cornell Professor Nick Salvatore. In its day, the worst industrial disaster in New York history spurred labor organizers and others to enact progressive legislation. A hundred years later, the Triangle fire tragedy is inspiring a new generation ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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History Matters - Todd Gitlin
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Prof. Todd Gitlin (Columbia University) on the legacies of the 1960s and liberalism today ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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We Spoke Out
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Join us for a program to commemorate Yom Hashoah 2018. Long before the Holocaust was taught in schools or presented in films such as Schindler's List, the youth of America was learning about the Nazi genocide from Batman, the X-Men, Captain America, and Sgt. Rock. Comics legend Neal Adams, Holocaust ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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History Matters - Ruth Wisse
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Prof. Ruth Wisse (Harvard University) on Jews and power past and present ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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History Matters - Jonathan Sarna
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Prof. Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis University) on rupture and renewal in American Jewish life in the past and today ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Broadway Street the Jewish Way
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Join us for a book talk and launch of Broadway: A History of New York City in Thirteen Miles and hear from author Fran Leadon about the extraordinary ways in which American Jews contributed to making Broadway the iconic street that it is today. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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