Event List

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 7:30pm

The climate advocate and former vice president is confronting the climate crisis with ever more determination. Using the latest data, he will offer solutions that are good for the planet and good for our economy.
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Upper East Side
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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:30pm

The celebrated playwright, author and AIDS activist — he founded ACT UP in 1987 — speaks with New York Times columnist Charles Blow about what today's activists can learn from their predecessors.
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Greenwich Village
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Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 10:00am

Astronaut Ellen S. Baker, MD, MPH, who is Jewish, will be speaking about her experiences being an astronaut and being in space. Dr. Baker was a mission specialist on three space shuttle missions and logged over 686 hours (over 28 days), in space. The program is free, and will also include exhibits on space exploration.
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Nassau County
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Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

An afternoon of self-discovery with healing Chassidic meditation, art and music based on the joyful wisdom of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov. Uncover unique healing insights you can build on.
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Upper West Side
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Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

(Feb. 27-Apr. 3) — In this 4-session course, we will examine the shared characteristics of Purim and Passover through close readings and kabbalistic understandings of the biblical texts. We will look at the dramatic transformations of both human and divine identity central to both stories.
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Upper West Side
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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

Has Israel lived up to its promise? And what comes next for the Jewish state, as it navigates a deeply unstable region and a new American president? Join two celebrated authors writing from Israel, National Jewish Book Award winner Gordis ("Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn") and Baram ("A Land Without Borders: My Journey Around East Jerusalem and the West Bank"), for a provocative conversation.​
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Upper East Side
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Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 7:00pm

Rubin Suleiman's book delves into the life of Russian émigré Irène Némirovsky, whose brilliant, now controversial career as a writer in 1930s France ended tragically with her death in Auschwitz at age 39. Her two young daughters survived, however, and they published her "Suite française" in 2004. Némirovsky’s posthumous novel became an international best seller, but some critics condemned her as a “self-hating Jew”
Financial District
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Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 1:00pm to Monday, March 6, 2017 - 2:30pm

(March 5-6) — Join the American Zionist Movement in celebrating the past, present & future of the Zionist movement in the US.
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Jerusalem, Los Angeles, Midtown
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Hear from Lynn Povich (the memoir "The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace"), Bonnie S. Anderson ("The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer") and Rebecca Traister ("All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation").  Free and open to the public, including guided tours of The Jewish Museum's exhibits and a book signing reception with wine and refreshment.
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