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Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 8:00pm | Books, Talks

A love story between an Israeli Jew and a Palestinian Muslim, the book spent more than a year as #1 bestseller in Israel after Israel’s education ministry refused to allow it on to the school curriculum.

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm | Shabbat & Holidays

Come celebrate Shabbat with MJE East and young Jewish professionals! Services at 7pm, followed by 4-course Shabbat dinner & open bar!

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:30pm | Music

Zusha, a chasidic/soul/folk band playing original music, combining ancient tradition with modern melody, plays from its third album, "A Colorful World."

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm | Theater & Dance

A staged reading of Adam Kraar's operatic play about a famous man (cantor and Metropolitan Opera star Richard Tucker) and his driven and talented son (David Tucker).

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm | Talks

Law professor John Q. Barrett illuminates the ways in which the Nuremberg trials brought Nazi leaders to justice and provided the groundwork for the prosecution of Adolf Eichmann in Israel in 1961.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm | Fundraising, Music, Talks

Join us for an evening of delicious cuisine, open bar, live music, entertainment and inspiration. Dror for the Wounded assists severely wounded veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces. 

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm | Books, Talks

The author presents her definitive biography of Golda Meir, the iron-willed leader and political operative who became the fourth prime minister of Israel and one of the most notable women of our time.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30pm | Comedy, Film & Television

Ilana balances the pressure of work at the sushi place with her seasonal affective disorder and Abbi's mother comes for a visit.  

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:30pm | Music

The singer/songwriter releases her 4th album, "Keepsake." She has toured with Sara Bareilles, collaborated with Esperanza Spaulding, and won the 2015 Independent Music Award for Songwriting, Folk category.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm | Nightlife, Sports, Talks, This Week

(Oct. 18-Dec. 13) — Join us Wednesday nights this fall with your friends and Birthright buddies, or register individually to meet other young professionals in a friendly, active atmosphere.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:00pm | Theater & Dance

(Through Nov. 5) — The darkly funny tale of mother who is broke, lonely and fading fast. And she’s spending all of her children’s money, forcing her son to assume the unwanted role of The Treasurer. Click for videos.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm | Books, Sports, Talks, This Week

Marilyn Fierro, Hanshi, will be discussing her new book, and her story of personal growth, spirituality and achievement (both internally and externally).

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:30pm | Talks

The legendary filmmaker discusses his creative process and reflects on other great filmmakers with the author of "Woody Allen and the Art of Moviemaking" and Columbia University film professor Annette Insdorf.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm | Talks

Long-time CIA spy Peter Ernest, now director of The International Spy Museum + Vince Houghton on the intelligence world and how the capture of Adolf Eichman might have unfolded in today’s high-tech world.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm | Oy Gay!, Theater & Dance

(Through Dec. 3) — Harvey Fierstein's Tony Award®-winning play — that forever changed the trajectory of Broadway — returns for a new generation, directed by Moisés Kaufman ("The Laramie Project").

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm | Film & Television

Based on a real-life account by best-selling Israeli author Yossi Ghinsberg (Daniel Radcliffe), who follows his dreams into the Amazon jungle, eventually wondering if he will ever make it out alive. Click for trailer.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm | Talks

If you pine for a time when “fake news” meant supermarket tabloid reports of Bigfoot sightings, imagine how media professionals feel. Frank Bruni moderates a panel with Ana Navaro, Jim Rutenberg and Dan Senor.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:30pm | Oy Gay!, Talks

A talk with Ruth Westheimer (Dr. Ruth), Atina Grossmann ("Reforming Sex: The German Movement for Birth Control and Abortion Reform, 1920-1950") and Robert Beachy ("Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity").

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:30pm | Talks

Paula Fredriksen (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) will explore the complex relationship between the two cities and the roots of Western Judaism.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm | Music

The young, indy guitarist and vocalist straddles jazz and rock, appearing tonight with Benny Rietveld on bass and Shirazette Tinen on drums.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:30pm | Theater & Dance

(Oct. 18-27) — Mixed repertory ballet programs featuring a world premiere that reflects the Jewish/Ukrainian backgrounds of composer Leonid Desyatnikov and the much-celebrated choreographer Alexei Ratmansky.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm | Fundraising, Talks

To support The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC), with keynote speaker The Consul General of Israel, Ambassador Dani Dayan.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 3:00pm | Theater & Dance

(Today at 3:00 and 7:00) (Through Oct. 22) — An award-winning play about how at age 36, Franz Kafka wrote a letter to his overbearing father that would change the course of his life and fiction forever. 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:00pm | Books, Talks

Professor Selma Leydesdorff will launch her new book detailing Pechersky's role in the Sobibor escape, the official silence in the Eastern bloc and the ways in which people gradually became aware of the truth. 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:00pm | Theater & Dance

(Today at 2:00 and 8:00) — The new play from Ayad Akhtar (2013 Pulitzer Prize for "Disgraced") features a financial kingpin of the 80s whose proclamation that ‘debt is an asset’ propels him to dizzying heights.

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