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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

(Mar. 6-Nov. 26) — Maira and Alex Kalman (Berman's daughter and grandson) have recreated the closet Berman — an immigrant who traveled from Belarus to Palestine to New York — had in Greenwich Village.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

(Jul. 16-Dec. 22) — An exhibition of recently declassified artifacts, multimedia presentations and the glass booth itself, revealing the secret history behind the capture and trial of the notorious war criminal. 
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

(Sept. 6-Dec. 22) — Specialized recording and display technologies and next-generation natural language processing allow viewers to to have lifelike conversations with Holocaust survivors.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

(Sept. 6-Dec. 22) — An exhibit illustrating how 19th-century "German" Jewish immigrants fit no singular profile in terms of geography or politics, and that the German part of their identities first crystallized here.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

(Sept. 7-Oct. 28) — An exhibition of the artist's new paintings, which push to extremes her spontaneous improvisations upon an implied grid. Opening reception Sept. 7, 6-8pm.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

(Sept. 7-Jun. 29) — 70 artists explore home and the loss of home in works reflecting personal experience, historical and contemporary events and the human condition. Opening reception Sept. 7, 5:30-7:30pm.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

(Sept. 8-Dec. 29) — An exhibit of 125 artifacts and interactive media that examines this consequential year through the eyes of American Jews.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

(Sept. 14-Jan. 14) — An exhibit exploring the shifting meaning and significance of the ancient monument — for the victorious Romans and the defeated Jews, and for both Christians and Jews since it was built.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

(Sept. 15-Feb. 4) — Early drawings by Amedeo Modigliani, many shown for the first time in the U.S. They illuminate Modigliani's heritage as an Italian Sephardic Jew as pivotal to understanding his artistic output.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

(Sept. 15-Jan. 21) — 40 works by the great 20th-century activist in art underscore Szyk’s role as a kind of “one man army” fighting policies and protagonists and advocating civil and human rights.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

(Sept. 17-Jan. 7) — 36 photographs of Polish Jews 1975–2016 reveal what remained of Jewish life and culture in a country that Jews had inhabited for 1000 years. 
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller and Elizabeth Marvel cope with their strong-willed father (Dustin Hoffman) and his wife (Emma Thompson) in Noah Baumbach's very New York comedy. Click for trailer.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

Abraham and Shraga are Orthodox Jewish aging twins who live in their inherited Brooklyn home. Since the death of their parents, they have stopped throwing away anything. Click for trailer.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

A warm father-son movie shot in secret — entirely within the chasidic community depicted in the film — and one of the only movies to be performed in Yiddish in nearly 70 years. Click for trailer. 
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm

(Through Dec. 3) — Harvey Fierstein's Tony Award®-winning play — that forever changed the trajectory of Broadway — returns for a new generation, directed by Moisés Kaufman ("The Laramie Project").
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm

Michah Gottlieb, co-editor of "Moses Mendelssohn: Enlightenment, Religion, Politics, Nationalism," will introduce a panel discussion on how Mendelssohn's modern ideas resonate in today’s world.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Join us for an evening of delicious cuisine, open bar, live indie jazz and Jewish music, entertainment and inspiration. Dror for the Wounded assists severely wounded veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces. 
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

The author presents her definitive biography of Golda Meir, the iron-willed leader and political operative who became the fourth prime minister of Israel and one of the most notable women of our time.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

(Ongoing) — The inspiring true story of Carole King's remarkable rise to stardom.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

(Through Jan. 14) — Tony Award-winner Jerry Zaks directs the musical's first new Broadway production since it opened in 1964. The Divine Miss M stars as Dolly Levi opposite David Hyde Pierce.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

(Ongoing) — A new Broadway musical about airline passengers stuck in a small town in Newfoundland in the days after 9/11. The Washington Post calls it "Best of the Year."
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Law professor John Q. Barrett illuminates the ways in which the Nuremberg trials brought Nazi leaders to justice and provided the groundwork for the prosecution of Adolf Eichmann in Israel in 1961.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

(Through Oct. 22) — An award-winning play about how at age 36, Franz Kafka wrote a letter to his overbearing father that would change the course of his life and fiction forever. 
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:15pm

A look behind the headlines at the life-saving work of Arielle Di Porto and her colleagues at the Jewish Agency's Unit for Aliyah, Absorption, & Special Operations on behalf of the Jewish People and Israel.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

A staged reading of Adam Kraar's operatic play about a famous man (cantor and Metropolitan Opera star Richard Tucker) and his driven and talented son (David Tucker).
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:30pm

Oscar-nominated Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady ("Jesus Camp," "Detropia") profile three members of NYC’s Hasidic Jewish community who have decided to lead more secular lives. Click for trailer and Q&A schedule.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:30pm

Based on the real story of best-selling Israeli author Yossi Ghinsberg (Daniel Radcliffe), whose Amazon rain forest adventure deteriorates into a nightmare. Ghinsberg appears for a Q&A. Click for trailer.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:30pm

(Oct. 19-21) — A co-star and Executive Producer of the HBO series “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” Garlin will appear for a three-night run.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:00pm

(Ongoing) — A new Broadway musical from the creators of "Grey Gardens," starring Patti LuPone as cosmetic icons Helena Rubenstein and Christine Ebersole as Elizabeth Arden.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:00pm

The new play from Ayad Akhtar (2013 Pulitzer Prize for "Disgraced") features a financial kingpin of the 80s whose proclamation that ‘debt is an asset’ propels him to dizzying heights.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:00pm

The Obie Award-winning "Best Musical" is finally on Broadway! After a mix-up at the border, an Egyptian Police Band is sent to a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert. Click for video.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:00pm

(Through Nov. 5) — The darkly funny tale of mother who is broke, lonely and fading fast. And she’s spending all of her children’s money, forcing her son to assume the unwanted role of The Treasurer. Click for videos.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:30pm

Zusha, a chasidic/soul/folk band playing original music, combining ancient tradition with modern melody, plays from its third album, "A Colorful World."
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

An ensemble performing rhythmic and haunting repertoire from the Jewish communities of Spain, the Balkans, the Middle East and North Africa, with vocals, oud, guitar, violin, flute, shawm and percussion.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:30pm

Blending chassidic/klezmer music with Middle-Eastern, rock, reggae, punk, ska, and more.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:30pm to 11:30pm

It'll be swinging with saxophones, woodwinds, trumpets, flugelhorns, trombones, a rythm section and vocals by Israel's "Queens of Swing."
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