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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

(Sept. 6-Jun. 28) —  An art exhibition that focuses on climate change and global warning through the lens of Jewish values and contemporary social activism. 
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

(Apr. 12-Sept. 8) — Featuring 12 artists and 18 musicians from 10 countries, this exhibition offers a deep and rich exploration of the beloved global icon through the lens of contemporary art. Click for trailer.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

(Oct. 12, 2018-Feb.9, 2020) — An 80-piece exhibit that ranges in date from the Renaissance to Thanksgivukkah 2013 and draws from The Jewish Museum’s collection of Chanukah lamps.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

The Metropolitan Museum is always a venue to check out artworks of Jewish interest. Currently on view are paintings, jewelry, magnificent silver, ancient earthenware and much more. 
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

(Mar. 18-Jun. 23) — "Nothing short of spectacular" — The Wall Street Journal. 190 ancient works, including many presented through the Israel Antiquities Authority. Click for trailer.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

(May 5-Aug. 25) — An exhibit of early acquisitions from Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection at Hebrew Home at Riverdale, featuring the work of 35 artists. 
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

(May 8-Jan. 3) — This large-scale exhibition features artifacts and materials — never before seen in North America — on loan from more than 20 institutions and private collections around the world. Click for trailer.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

The "funniest movie of the year" (USA Today). "Booksmart" is a coming of age story for a new generation with Beanie Feldstein ("Lady Bird"), Kaitlyn Dever and Lisa Kudrow. Click for trailer. 
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

(May 8-Aug. 14) — A collection of works that address core issues in today's lively Jewish discourse. The collection is an emphatic declaration of the role that artists play in creating diversity and vibrancy in Jewish life.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

(Jun. 12-25) — A psychological thriller based on true events that gives new meaning to the adage the personal is political. Click for trailer.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

(Jun. 14-27) — "Damn-near immaculate" (The Guardian). A doc with choice archival footage + new recording sessions and interviews tells the story of the label that revolutionized jazz. Click for trailer.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

(Jun. 19-28) — Jennifer Kopping's mixed-media art exhibit exploring the Jewish diasporic narrative of two branches of her family, separated by the devastation of the Holocaust. 
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 (All day)

(Tonight at 8:30 & 10:30) — Still in his early 20s, the jazz guitarist has led his own bands and performed with Israel’s top jazz musicians. He'll appear with Caroline Davis (bass) and Dan Weiss (drums).
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 4:30pm

(Jun. 8 & 20) — Paul Mazursky's well-reviewed, witty yet harsh take on male midlife crisis with George Segal, Kris Kristofferson and Susan Anspach. Click for trailer.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 6:00pm

(Feb. 11-Jun. 30) — Direct from the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s sold-out run to Off-Broadway. "A kind of authenticity no other American 'Fiddler' ever has” (The New York Times).
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:15pm

Alicia Svigals' Klezmer Fiddle Express, the acclaimed klezmer roots band, presents a program of ecstatic Jewish instrumental music and Yiddish song, both ancient and new. 
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 7:00pm

The inspiring true story of Carole King's remarkable rise to stardom.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 7:00pm

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."
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 7:00pm

Join other 20s & 30s for an evening of breathtaking views of New York Harbor, summer wines, beer, specialty cocktails, delicious hors d’oeuvres and exclusive after-hour access to the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 7:00pm

(Jun. 19-23) — Amy Coleman's play about an unlikely connection that develops between a middle aged non-religious Jewish woman and a young Hasidic man struggling with schizophrenia.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 7:00pm

(Jun. 20-26) —The singer-songwriter-pianist revisits all the songs she has written, including some that haven't been played since her days of playing bars, cafés and open mics. Plus special guests. Click for video.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

The Jaffa-born trumpeter-composer is deeply immersed in the jazz tradition, with love for Arab and pan-African music. He appears with Glenn Zaleski on piano, Alexander Claffy on bass and Daniel Dor on drums.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:00pm

(Apr. 4-Jun. 30) — Award-winning actors Annette Bening and Tracy Letts return to Broadway in the play that launched Arthur Miller as the moral voice of the American Theater. Click for trailer.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:00pm

(May 14-Jun.30) — Tony Award-winner Daniel Sullivan directs this funny, unsettling, ultimately moving play by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Donald Margulies about the limits of compassion and filial obligation.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:00pm

(Jun. 13-23) — In fair Jerusalem, where we lay our scene, the two families in a new adaptation of Shakespeare's classic play are Sephardic and Ashkenazi. Expect Ladino and Yiddish songs and other surprises.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:00pm

(Apr. 11-Jul. 28) — A play set in the Industrial East side of Los Angeles, in what was once a heavily Jewish area. Three survivors meet on a factory floor, set amongst deportations, poor wages and fading memories.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:00pm

(Jun. 11-29) — Seven dances in two programs include "Branches" by Israeli choreographers Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak and the classic "Day Two," which ends with a playful romp in the rain. Click for trailer.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:00pm

Zoë Aqua (violin) is teaming up with her Tsibele co-conspirator Zoe Guigueno (bass) to present a program of new takes on Yiddish songs. With pianist Carmen Staaf and vocalist/composer Adah Hetko + more TBA.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Cantors Basya Schechter (Romemu), Azi Schwartz (Park Avenue Synagogue) and Gideon Zelermyer (Congregation Shaar Hashomayim, Québec) will perform covers of spiritual and Jewishly significant Leonard Cohen songs.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:30pm to 9:30pm

Hailing from New York City's bustling streets and founded by Israeli-born jazz bassist Daniel Ori, Tavche Gravche brings a fresh take to traditional Balkan tunes, as well as originals by the group's members. Click for video.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:30pm

(Jun. 18-22) — The composer and pianist is well known for his work with John Zorn, Marc Ribot and Tzadik Records. Tonight: Misreading the Great American Songbook — Year III.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:00pm

(Jun. 19-23) — The young Swiss singer Lea Kalisch performs an autobiography in song, rap and comedy: a high-energy reflection on her clash of expectations and real-life experiences.
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Friday, June 21, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, June 23, 2019 (All day)

Join other YJPs who do not identify as Orthodox to escape the urban jungle for a gorgeous serene retreat. All activities are optional and if you want, you can simply kick back and chill with an awesome crowd!
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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

A talk about queerness and how is it explored in paintings by Ross Bleckner, Gert Wollheim and Deborah Kass from The Jewish Museum's collection.
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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Kick-off the evening with services to welcome Shabbat at 6pm. Cocktail hour begins at 7:15pm, followed by a delicious kosher dinner buffet and a spirited facilitated discussion on politics, anti-Semitism and homophobia.
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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

Meet the future leaders of Israel's military at a special Friday night Shabbat service and dinner at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in partnership with the Consul General of Israel in New York.
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