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Saturday, September 23, 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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Upper East Side
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 (All day)

(May 3-Oct.1) — The London-based, Jewish-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor explores the sculptural potential of water. He is the 2017 winner of the $1-million Genesis Prize for achievements in both art and social justice.
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DUMBO
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 (All day)

(May 5-Sept. 24) — Through over 50 paintings and drawings, poems and ephemera, this exhibition offers an important survey of the work of the modernist painter, designer and poet, an icon of Jazz Age New York. 
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Upper East Side
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Saturday, September 23, 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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Saturday, September 23, 2017 (All day)

(Sept. 7-Oct. 14) — A collection of the artist’s iconic images of New York jazz that capture, in velvet tones and poetic compositions, the coolest cats in town. Opening night reception Sept. 7, 6-8pm.
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Chelsea
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 (All day)

A young J. D. Salinger struggles to find his voice as an author, pursues a love affair and fights on the frontlines of World War II — experiences that would inform "The Catcher in the Rye." Click for trailer.
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Saturday, September 23, 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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Upper East Side
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 (All day)

Traveling from war-torn Eastern Europe to the color and light of South America, the film recounts one family's extraordinary escape from the Nazis. Spoiler: it involves citric acid. Click for trailer.
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 (All day)

Winner of all three documentary prizes at the Tribeca Film Festival. After spending a decade in Israel with the famed troupe Batsheva, American dancer Bobbi Jene Smith returns to the U.S. Click for trailer.
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Greenwich Village
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 (All day)

Join other YJPs from Beginner Services at 9:30am to the end of Shabbat. At 11:00am there's a talk by Rabbi Mark Wildes. Topic: “The Real Heroes.”
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Upper West Side
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join our weekly user-friendly no-Hebrew necessary Shabbat prayer services, followed by catered brunch with Starbucks, bagels, lox and l’chaims. Led by Rabbi Ezra Cohen.
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Manhattan
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

(Today at 2:00 and 8:00) (Ongoing) — The inspiring true story of Carole King's remarkable rise to stardom.
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Broadway Theater District
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

(Today at 2:00 and 8:00) (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.
Broadway Theater District
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

(Today at 2:00 and 8:00) (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.
Broadway Theater District
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

(Today at 2:00 and 8:00) (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."
Broadway Theater District
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:00pm

Shaffir, who was raised Orthodox and attended Yeshiva University, describes his comedy as a puppet show, but way filthier and without the puppets. 
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Upper West Side
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

Stand-up from Berg ("Mr. Manners"), Morril (#1 on iTunes), Pavich (a "Handsome Dancer") + more.
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Manhattan
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Sunday, September 24, 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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Financial District
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Sunday, September 24, 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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Financial District
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Sunday, September 24, 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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Chelsea
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Sunday, September 24, 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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Chelsea
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Sunday, September 24, 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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Chelsea
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Sunday, September 24, 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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Upper West Side
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Sunday, September 24, 2017 (All day)

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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Riverdale
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Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 1:00pm

Join us for our annual event commemorating the Jewish community of Vilna through poetry, music, and presentation. 
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Chelsea
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Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 2:00pm

Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Rashad Robinson and Cheryl Wills will discuss this unique historical moment and how to be most effectively engaged. Ruth Messinger moderates. Develop skills for action.
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Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 2:00pm

(Through Oct. 8) — Eugene Ionesco's classic absurdist play, written in the post-War Paris of 1959, is performed in Yiddish with English supertitles.
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Clinton
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Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Join other 20s & 30s for a short tashlich ritual, in which we will symbolically leave behind the previous year by tossing breadcrumbs into the Hudson River. Come as you are!
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Upper West Side
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Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 6:00pm

(Sept. 24-Oct. 12) — Hazan, a "startup-ist," meets Maya, a half-American trying to make it as an actress. We follow their pursuits in love and work in a city and culture they think they know. Click for videos.
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Clinton
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Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

Super high-profile artists join forces in a wild genre-bending concert to benefit the NYCLU/ACLU, co-sponsored by JFREJ (Jews for Economic and Racial Justice).  
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Upper West Side
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Monday, September 25, 2017 (All day)

(Jun. 15-Oct. 6) — Part of artist Hadassa Goldvicht’s "The House of Life," an exploration of Jewish life in Venice currently on view at the Palazzo Querini Stampalia Museum in conjunction with the Venice Biennale.
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Upper East Side
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Monday, September 25, 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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Soho/Tribeca
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Monday, September 25, 2017 - 8:00pm

Taylor Swift’s video “Look What You Made Me Do” points fingers at Kanya, Kim, and Katy Perry. How do we channel Yom Kippur to confront our personal feelings of hurt revenge and forgiveness? Light dinner included. 
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Upper West Side
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Tuesday, September 26, 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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Chelsea
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

(Tuesdays through Oct. 10) — A new musical love story about a famous cabaret singer and a German count, set in the last year of the Weimar German Republic and into the Third Reich.
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Broadway Theater District
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 7:30pm

A unique opportunity to grow in Torah learning and deep conversation with the students and faculty of various institutions of Jewish Learning in NYC. 
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Upper West Side
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