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Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 8:00pm | Books, Talks

A love story between an Israeli Jew and a Palestinian Muslim, the book spent more than a year as #1 bestseller in Israel after Israel’s education ministry refused to allow it on to the school curriculum.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm | Music, Oy Gay!, Theater & Dance

(Oct. 10, 17 & 24) — Tante Fritzy (Jeremy Lawrence), kabarettist extraordinaire, kicks up a bawdy storm with the music of 11 Weimar composer-lyricists, seven of whom were Jewish. 

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm | Shabbat & Holidays

Come celebrate Shabbat with MJE East and young Jewish professionals! Services at 7pm, followed by 4-course Shabbat dinner & open bar!

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:30pm | Music

Blending chassidic/klezmer music with Middle-Eastern, rock, reggae, punk, ska, and more.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:30pm | Music

Zusha, a chasidic/soul/folk band playing original music, combining ancient tradition with modern melody, plays from its third album, "A Colorful World."

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm | Music

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.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm | Theater & Dance

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).

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm | Talks

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.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm | Talks

Michah Gottlieb, co-editor of the new volume "Moses Mendelssohn: Enlightenment, Religion, Politics, Nationalism," will introduce a panel discussion on how Mendelssohn's ideas resonate in today’s world.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm | Fundraising, Music, Talks

Join us for an evening of delicious cuisine, open bar, live music, entertainment and inspiration. Dror for the Wounded assists severely wounded veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces. 

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm | Books, Talks

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.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day) | Museums & Exhibitions

(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.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30pm | Comedy, Film & Television

Ilana balances the pressure of work at the sushi place with her seasonal affective disorder and Abbi's mother comes for a visit.  

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:30pm | Music

The singer/songwriter releases her 4th album, "Keepsake." She has toured with Sara Bareilles, collaborated with Esperanza Spaulding, and won the 2015 Independent Music Award for Songwriting, Folk category.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:00pm | Theater & Dance

(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.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:00pm | Theater & Dance

(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."

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm | Nightlife, Sports, Talks, This Week

(Oct. 18-Dec. 13) — Join us Wednesday nights this fall with your friends and Birthright buddies, or register individually to meet other young professionals in a friendly, active atmosphere.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:00pm | Theater & Dance

(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.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm | Books, Sports, Talks, This Week

Marilyn Fierro, Hanshi, will be discussing her new book, and her story of personal growth, spirituality and achievement (both internally and externally).

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:30pm | Talks

The legendary filmmaker discusses his creative process and reflects on other great filmmakers with the author of "Woody Allen and the Art of Moviemaking" and Columbia University film professor Annette Insdorf.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm | Talks

Long-time CIA spy Peter Ernest, now director of The International Spy Museum + Vince Houghton on the intelligence world and how the capture of Adolf Eichman might have unfolded in today’s high-tech world.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm | Oy Gay!, Theater & Dance

(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").

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm | Film & Television

Based on a real-life account by best-selling Israeli author Yossi Ghinsberg (Daniel Radcliffe), who follows his dreams into the Amazon jungle, eventually wondering if he will ever make it out alive. Click for trailer.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm | Talks

If you pine for a time when “fake news” meant supermarket tabloid reports of Bigfoot sightings, imagine how media professionals feel. Frank Bruni moderates a panel with Ana Navaro, Jim Rutenberg and Dan Senor.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:30pm | Oy Gay!, Talks

A talk with Ruth Westheimer (Dr. Ruth), Atina Grossmann ("Reforming Sex: The German Movement for Birth Control and Abortion Reform, 1920-1950") and Robert Beachy ("Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity").

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