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December 15, 2016 – March 8, 2017
Postcards depict Jewish life in Europe and the United States at the turn of the 20th Century, and offer perspectives on the history of immigration in America At a time when immigration policy is front-page news, the Museum at Eldridge Street presents The Jewish Ghetto in Postcards: From Eastern Europe to the Lower East Side, an exhibition of early twentieth-century postcards drawn from the Blavatnik Archive, of the “Jewish Ghetto” on the Lower East Side and the shtetls of Eastern Europe.
These early twentieth-century postcards provide important historical perspective of the immigrant experience in America. In captivating color and stark black and white, they recall vanished places that are at
Jerusalem is scheduled to have a new 2.5-acre, $50 million campus for the arts by January 2020, with the multifaceted space featuring four of Israel’s leading performing arts schools as well as performance venues and an outdoor plaza, the project’s partners announced last week.
The forthcoming Jerusalem Arts Campus is a joint initiative of the UJA-Federation of New York, the Jerusalem municipality, the Israeli government and the Jerusalem Foundation, with the stated goal “to transform
Jerusalem Innovation Team cooks up a mobile approach to bring science and culture to underserved residents in their own neighborhoods.
The city of Jerusalem certainly doesn’t lack for museums, galleries, performance spaces and science institutes.
The problem is that a significant portion of the population doesn’t know about all that cultural content or doesn’t know how to access it.
Enter the Jerusalem Innovation Team (JLM i-team) with a unique approach to bringing quality theater
On a November night in 2004, almost four hundred students at Columbia University sat crowded into the theater of the University’s Lerner Hall to watch a troubling 25-minute film that was finally being released to the public, “Columbia Unbecoming,” produced by Dr. Charles Jacobs and Avi Goldwasser. The film, which exposed instances of student intimidation at the hands of some professors in Columbia’s department of Middle Eastern and Asian Languages and Culture (MEALAC), was shocking, and revealed what
Center Aims to Raise $50 Million by its 40th Anniversary
The Yiddish Book Center has moved closer to its goal of raising $50 million by its 40th anniversary in 2020, thanks to a $5 million leadership gift from longtime supporters David and Sylvia Steiner of West Orange, New Jersey.
The nonprofit launched the $50 million dollar Yerushe: The Yiddish Book Center’s 40th Anniversary Campaign to safeguard its collections, make Yiddish literature accessible both in the original and in English