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New Families, New Traditions

FDR and the Jews

Speaker Series

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StoryTime

Unclean Lips




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Dudu Tassa Plays the Al-Kuwaitis




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StoryTime

Shadow in Baghdad


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Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Conference for Educators

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Young Friends Screening of Unorthodox
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Special Screening of The German Doctor
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But Where is the Lamb?
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BOOK PROGRAM
Sunday, March 2, 2:30 P.M.

FDR and the Jews
(Harvard University Press, 2013)

With co-authors Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman

Historians Breitman and Lichtman examine the evidence in the debate whether President Roosevelt did enough to save the Jews of Hitler’s Europe and argue that the president was neither savior nor bystander.

$10, $7 students/seniors, $5 members

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Against the Odds: American Jews and the Rescue of Europe’s Refugees, 1933-1941. Tour the exhibition at 1:30 P.M. Pre-registration for the tour is suggested. Call 646.437.4202. 

 


 

92Y @MJH BOOK PROGRAM
Wednesday, March 5, 7 P.M.

Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture
(NYU Press, 2013)

Author Josh Lambert in conversation with Jason Diamond, literary editor of Flavorwire.

In this groundbreaking new book, Lambert considers how Jews, as opponents of censorship and champions of free expression, have played a key role in the history of America’s decency laws.

$15, $12 members


 

 

 

FAMILY PURIM PROGRAM
Sunday, March 9, 2 P.M.

Purim Playground with The Macaroons

1 P.M. – 4 P.M. Crafts for children
1:30 P.M. Family-friendly tours
2 P.M. Concert

The Macaroons, one of the best Jewish kindie bands today, are back for a Purim concert featuring irresistible melodies and pop-rock hooks perfect for music lovers of all ages. Costumes are encouraged. For ages 3 to 10.

$10, $7 children 10 and under
Museum members: $7, $5 children 10 and under

This program is made possible through a generous gift from the Margaret Neubart Foundation Trust.

 

 

 

CONCERT
Wednesday, March 12, 7 P.M.

Dudu Tassa Plays the Al-Kuwaitis

Israeli rock star Tassa returns to his musical roots by playing the music of his grandfather and great-uncle, known as the Al-Kuwaiti Brothers, who were central figures in the Iraqi music world of the 1930s.

$35, $30 students/seniors, $25 members

 

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage. Tour the exhibition at 6 P.M. Pre-registration for the tour is suggested. Call 646.437.4202.

 

 

 

FILM
Wednesday, March 19, 7 P.M.

Shadow in Baghdad
(Israel, 2013, 65 min., English and Hebrew with English subtitles)

Directed by Duki Dror

This documentary film follows Linda Abdul Aziz, an Iraqi Jew now living in Israel, as she investigates the fate of her father, who stayed in Iraq and, ultimately, disappeared.

$10

This film is part of the 17th NY Sephardic Film Festival. 

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage. Tour the exhibition at 6 P.M. Pre-registration for the tour is suggested. Call 646.437.4202.

 

 

 

92Y @MJH BOOK PROGRAM
Sunday, March 30, 2:30 P.M.

But Where Is the Lamb?: Imagining the Story of Abraham and Isaac
(Schocken, 2013)

With author James Goodman

The story of Abraham’s trial is among the most familiar—and challenging—of all biblical chapters. Goodman’s compelling book examines the story’s place in today’s cultures and faiths and its influence on philosophy and art from the Second Temple sages to Bob Dylan.

$15, $12 members


 



The Museum's public programs are made possible through a generous gift from Mrs. Lily Safra.


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