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Thursday, November 23, 2017 (All day)

Traditional Thanksgiving feasts with all the trimmings throughout Thanksgiving Day 2017 at Talia's.
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Upper West Side
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Thursday, November 23, 2017 (All day)

Amid the sun-drenched splendor of Northern Italy and original music by Sufjan Stevens, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire that will alter their lives forever. Click for trailer.
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Friday, November 24, 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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Friday, November 24, 2017 - 6:45pm to 7:30pm

Singing, food, beers, conversation and a wonderful community of 20s & 30s — Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Joshua D. Klein. Topic of the Night: Thankful for what? Jews and their namesake?
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Upper West Side
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Friday, November 24, 2017 - 8:00pm

(Nov. 17-Dec. 9) — Nathan Fowler directs a quartet of one-act plays that tackle today’s trending topics through the lens of the family dynamic.
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White Plains
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Friday, November 24, 2017 - 8:00pm

(Nov. 9-26) — A comedy based on historic personalities of the Yiddish Theater and a sympathetic local writer named Gregor Samsa.
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East Village
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Saturday, November 25, 2017 (All day)

Join other YJPs from Beginner Services at 9:30am to the end of Shabbat. At 11:00 am | Rabbi Joshua D. Klein on “Wrestling with G-d: The Jewish Namesake.”
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Upper West Side
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Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 9:00am

Come to partake in breakfast and engaging discussions led by our Rabbi. Following discussion and breakfast is an abbreviated Shabbat morning service.
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Brooklyn
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Saturday, November 25, 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, November 25, 2017 - 6:00pm

(Nov. 25-30) — A doc about the movie star's lesser-known career as an inventor. Lamarr acted by day and drew mechanical and electronic inventions by night, revolutionized mobile communications. Click for trailer.
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Upper West Side
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

(Through Dec. 19) — 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, November 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

Gerald Cohen's composition for clarinet and string quartet, a tribute to the two Voyager spacecrafts on the 40th anniversary of their launch, will be performed with astronomical projections at the Hayden Planetarium.
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Upper West Side
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 7:00pm

A doc about survivors of torture, families of the dead and missing, and defectors risking their lives to expose the truth, featuring personal testimonies and unprecedented access to regime documents. Click for trailer. 
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Financial District
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 7:00pm

Join the 20s & 30s of the Museum of Jewish Heritage's Young Friends at the Oasis Lounge to discuss "The Alice Network" by Kate Quinn. 
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Financial District
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 7:30pm

Join us as Abigail Pogrebin interviews memoir writers Ariel Levy ("The Rules Do Not Apply"), Dani Shapiro ("Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage") and Daphne Merkin ("This Close to Happy").
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Upper West Side
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 3:30pm

The talk is related to her book, "The Borscht Belt: Revisiting the Remains of America's Jewish Vacationland," featuring images of abandoned sites in the once booming Catskill region of upstate New York.
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Riverdale
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:00pm

The Workmen’s Circle will honor its historic partnership with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and its President, Randi Weingarten with cocktails, buffet, a short program and dessert.
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Manhattan
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join other 20s & 30s as you sit back and relax with a glass of sangria while Chef Jen Sinclair does the work. Learn a quick and easy lean olive oil dough and watch it transform into delicious treats.
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Upper West Side
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm

Are we allowed to joke about the Holocaust? Mel Brooks, Sarah Silverman and other comedy legends as well as Holocaust survivors respond. Post-screening discussion with the filmmakers. Click for trailer.
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Crown Heights
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:30pm

Modern Orthodox singles ages 35-45 share dinner. Be sure to register in advance!
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Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Traditional dairy noshes and dessert bar. Raffles. Prize for best '70s-themed outfit.
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Nassau County
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Save the date for our 6th annual cocktail reception to benefit needy Holocaust survivors living in the United States. Hors D'Oeuvres * Open Bar * Auction * Stunning Riverside Views.
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Chelsea
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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 5:45pm to 7:30pm

The Jewish Book Council will open its doors and offer all of its leftover books to those quick enough to grab them. For $25 at the door, help yourself to an armload (or two) of the best Jewish literature in town!
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Midtown
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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 8:00pm

Hazan, a "startup-ist," meets Maya, a half-American trying to make it as an actress. The play follows 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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Friday, December 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

So what is a Fan of OZ? — a friend or neighbor of Ohab Zedek. We hope that's you. We've tailored a Shabbat dinner to acquaint you with our shul. Kosher food will be served.
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Upper West Side
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Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 8:00pm

Pre Chanukah Talk and Meet For Singles Ages 30s-50s — wine & cheese with an interactive lecture/discussion with Rabbi David Algaze: "The Keys to Happine
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Forest Hills
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Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 11:00am

Speak face-to-face with reps from experienced NYC community organizations doing powerful social justice work across a wide variety of issues. Plug in and get connected to the causes you care most about!
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Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Join others ages 29-39 for walking tour of the Lower East Side's "lost synagogues" and other Jewish institutions. We will meet for happy hour at the end of the tour.
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Lower East Side
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Please join us for a celebration and candle lighting on the first night of Chanukah! Spin the driedel, eat some gelt, and connect with old friends while making new ones. Ticket includes one drink + unlimited dreidel spins.
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Chelsea
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Light up the night with other young professionals at our annual party! Share delicious Chanukah treats, open bar, driedel tournaments, DJ Flavis and a few other surprises!
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Upper West Side
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

In "Bringing It Home: Favorite Recipes from a Life of Adventurous Eating," the culinary expert shares the best recipes and food experiences from her travels. With music by Pete Rushefsky and Jake Shulman-Ment.
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Upper West Side
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:00pm

A doc exploring the complex identity of Lebanese Jews in New York. Click for trailer.
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Chelsea
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Yehuda Solomon (vocals, percussion) and Duvid Swirsky (vocals, guitar) bring their high-energy mix of rock, reggae and Israeli music to a very unique Chanukah concert.
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Upper West Side
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