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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 Monday, July 31, 2017

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500 Years of Treasures from Oxford
Monday, May 15, 2017 through Monday, July 31, 2017

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Length: 10 hrs 30 mins

A Musical Journey through Jerusalem
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 through Monday, July 10, 2017

Join us for a musical journey through Yeshiva University Museum’s exhibition City of Gold, Bronze and Light: Jerusalem between Word and Image. In the company of beautiful paintings, artifacts, models, prints and photographs of the Holy City from the 17th to 21st centuries, you’ll hear Jerusalem ... (continued)
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Freedom of Speech vs. Defending Israel
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Join Floyd Abrams (First Amendment expert), Sam Norich (President, The Forward), and Thane Rosenbaum (Professor of Law) for a compelling discussion of the American Jewish community’s commitment to free speech. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

Oxford's Aleppo Connection
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Speaker: Lenn Goodman (Vanderbilt University)

Aleppo has figured much in the news of late, but the city is ancient. Long home to one of the finest manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible, in early modern times it became an important center of trade – and learning. Edward Pococke (1604-1691), traveled
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Length: 1 hr 30 mins

News and Journalism in the Age of Trump
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Traditional news is facing disruption from all sides. Digital media are unraveling the advertising-based business model, an environment of political hyper-partisanship is undermining the idea of objectivity in reporting and the emergence of alternative sources of information, from so-called "fake news" ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

Victims of Morality
Thursday, September 07, 2017

Victims of Morality is a mixed media still and moving image installation celebrating the legacy of Emma Goldman, who in 1917 gave an important speech to the Jewish community. Juxtaposing excerpts from her personal archive with the more iconic images symbolizing the 1917 historical moment, the ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

Rubble Rubble
Tuesday, September 12, 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

East West Street
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Franco-British lawyer and writer Philippe Sands explores how personal lives and history are interwoven. Drawing from his Baillie Gifford (Samuel Johnson) prize-winning book East West Street (Alfred Knopf/Vintage, 2016) - part historical detective story, part family history, part legal thriller ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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

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)
Length: 2 hrs 0 mins

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