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Join Adaptations, a community of adults in their 20s and 30s with developmental and/or learning disabilities and a high level of independence, for cooking, dinner and discussion.
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.
(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.
The young professionals of HFBA Young Leadership host a trivia night at an UWS bar.
Pizza in Midwood and then a subway ride to Coney Island for a one-hour "BoardWalk" with other young Jewish professionals.
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.
Join Tze’irim as we give back to the community by cooking a meal for the BJ/SPSA Homeless Shelter. No cooking experience is necessary. Members and non-members welcome! R.S.V.P. by February 22.
(11am & 12:45pm) — Klezmer-inspired jazz and jazz-inspired klezmer + a tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band Recordings. With violinist Benjamin Sutin and his quintet, Elijah Shiffer, Benjamin Rosenblum, Mat Muntz and Ben Zweig.
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.
In this one-off interactive Saturday night Hebro experience, you'll hop aboard a luxury motorcoach with a complimentary bar, stadium-style seating, high-quality audio and 40 video screens. Blurring the boundaries between what's really happening and what's part of the show, Tina Burner, our hilarious drag host, will guide us through wild performances right on the streets of New York!
Mazz Swift on violin, Tanya Kalmanovitch on viola and Marika Hughes on cello. The trio will play original, thru-composed pieces, covers (Mingus, Bley) and songs etched in our current mood and state of affairs.
The Israeli born, New York based musician — vocalist, pianist, singer-songwriter — draws inspiration from jazz and free improvised music, rock and world music.
Interested in learning more about current refugee issues and how to take action? Join us for great food and wine as we discuss the current immigration and refugee crisis.
Meet other young Jewish professionals at these energetic Shabbat services featuring our full band. After services, join us for drinks, casual conversation, and the sweet taste of Insomnia Cookies.
(Feb 10-Mar. 12) — A 19th-century melodrama adapted by theater legend Augustin Daly from Salomon Hermann Mosenthal's "Deborah." A Jewish refugee, forbidden by law to pass the night in an Austrian town, finds love in the heart of a Christian citizen. But when a self-serving impostor accuses her of infidelity, her champion becomes her most zealous persecutor.
The male vocal quintet Profeti della Quinta performs music of Claudio Monteverdi and his contemporary Salomone Rossi, who revolutionized Jewish concert music with compositions for Hebrew prayers.
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.
(Through May 7) — Showcasing a never-before-assembled collection of artifacts, archival materials, and stories from knish purveyors past and present.
A festive evening of dancing and revelry hosted by the Jewish Museum Young Patrons. Open bar, music by DJ Cameron Smalls & Tully, hors d'oeuvres and dessert and interactive photo booth.
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.
(Feb. 22 & 23) — The jazz guitarist and has shared the stage with some of the greatest artists in the New York City jazz scene. He appears with Rick Rosato on bass and Johnathan Pinson on drums.
(Through Apr. 30) — From Steven Levenson, acclaimed writer of "Dear Evan Hansen," comes the story of a liberal Jewish studies professor reuniting with his two sisters to celebrate their father's 75th birthday.
A grand affair featuring cocktails and dinner with Don Byron’s Music of Mickey Katz w/Jack Falk, and opening remarks by Michael Bloomberg. Dancing and revelry at the Young Patrons' After Party is included.
(Tonight at 8:30 and 10:30) — The AICF's "Excellence in Jazz Guitar" award winner has played with top Israeli musicians such as Yuval Cohen (3 Cohens) and Erez Barnoy, and toured with Zvuloon Dub System.
A "rare authority" (The New York Times Book Review) and “one of our keenest critics” (The Washington Post) in a conversation about his new book exploring 18 classic texts, from the Bible to modern times.