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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (All day)

(Sept. 4-Dec. 16) — 100 watercolor portraits of residents of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, honoring overlooked members of society and the beauty and wisdom that come with age. Click for video.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (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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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (All day)

(Sept. 14-Jan. 6) — Through some 160 works, the exhibit presents the artistic output of Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich and others, exploring a little-known chapter in the history of modernity and the Russian avant-garde.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (All day)

The Metropolitan Museum is always a venue to check out artworks of Jewish interest. Currently on view are Jewish-themed paintings by Eugène Delacroix, magnificent silver, ancient earthenware and much more.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (All day)

Hundreds of personal letters and court documents of Judge Goetz, the only American female prosecutor to deliver an opening statement at the Nuremberg Trials, are presented for the first time to the public.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (All day)

(Oct. 11-Feb 15) — The work of two renowned Latino artists, Angel Urrely (Cuba) and Carlos Ayala (Puerto Rico). Latin American history and artistry is rich with Sephardi and Crypto-Jewish allusions and symbols.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (All day)

Based on the memoir "Beautiful Boy" by David Sheff and "Tweak" by his son Nic Sheff, the film chronicles a family's experience of survival and recovery. With Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet. Click for trailer.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (All day)

(Oct. 19-Nov. 18) — A solo exhibition of important artworks on canvas, paper and cardboard, including shtetl-themed works, by Marc Chagall. 
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (All day)

(8:00pm & 9:30pm) — From premier jazz clubs to secret speakeasies to Jewish heritage events, the Golden Era-inspired swing band plays 1920s-40s jazz and original songs. Click for video.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 5:00pm

(Through Oct. 25) — A doc about the iconic Bronx-born street photographer who "captured the fallout from the midcentury American moment" (The New York Times). Click for trailer. 
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

The art history professor and director of the Hunter College Galleries speaks about the work of his great-grandfather, the Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro, whose work is on view at The Jewish Museum.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

The inspiring true story of Carole King's remarkable rise to stardom.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 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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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

In "this acclaimed musical based on the 2007 film, a mix-up sends Egyptian musicians to a remote Israeli town where the locals take them in for the night. Click for videos.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

Dariusz Stola, the director of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, will discuss the museum's exhibit about Poland's propaganda campaign against alleged Zionists and the controversy surrounding the exhibit.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Nine women tell their stories about being married and coming out as lesbians later in life and changing their lives. Screening followed by Q+A with the director and others from the film. Click for trailer.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:15pm

(Oct. 5-Nov. 3) — A play based on "Mother Night," Vonnegut's novel about duplicitous spies and bumbling white supremacists, which mirrors the great events of the last century and ones we are living with today.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:30pm

(Through Nov. 3) — In this Off-Broadway comedy based on real-life events, Richard Wagner has a dilemma when King Ludwig of Bavaria insists on a Jewish conductor for the premiere of "Parsifal." Click for trailer.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Join other 20s & 30s and Rabbi Avi Heller, Tuesdays with MJE East. Tonight: Be Fruitful and Multiply: Answers (and questions) about the Torah’s view on sex and procreation.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 8:00pm

“So clever it uplifts, so timely it hurts.” — The New York Times. Janet McTeer stars as Sarah Bernhardt, who in 1897 set out to tackle her most ambitious role yet: Hamlet. Click for trailer.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 8:00pm

(Oct. 9-Feb. 24) — After a smash-hit run Off-Broadway, Harvey Fierstein's all too human journey about the families we're born into and the families we choose heads to Broadway. Click for trailer. 
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 8:00pm

Join a distinguished panel of writers and commentators — Daphne Merkin, Yossi Klein Halevi and Tal Keinan with The New York Times' Bari Weiss — for a discussion about Israel, America and the future of Judaism.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 (All day)

(Jul. 4-Dec. 30) — Experience "Fiddler on the Roof" in the language of Tevye and his family! Directed by Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey. In Yiddish with English and Russian supertitles. Click for trailer.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 (All day)

(Through Jan. 12) — A fun and funny immersive, Broadway-styled original musical comedy with your choice of appetizers and dessert or a 3-course dinner — all with truffles, of course. Click for video.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 (All day)

A doc about the U.N. Secretary/President of Austria who tried to hide his Nazi past. Bald-faced lying by public figures, anti-media animus and populist bully tactics speak to our present moment. Click for trailer.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 6:00pm

A fundraiser with cocktails, screening and after-party. The episode follows Bourdain through this historically Jewish and bohemian neighborhood as he shares meals, egg creams and reflections with the locals. 
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 6:30pm

A documentary film about the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, founded by Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said, where young Arabs and Israelis perform side by side. Click for trailer.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Tablet Magazine's leading Jewish podcast brings you interesting guests (one Jewish and one gentile), News of the Jews, and so much more. Tonight: Join New York Times journalist Taffy Brodesser-Akner + more.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:30pm

(Oct. 5-27) — Stretching from the WWII era to today’s autocracy, the play asks us to consider what girls discuss as they wait to see if they will live through another meal. 
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:30pm

(Oct. 18-27) — Mixed ballet repertory including "Songs of Bukovina," which reflects the Jewish/Ukrainian backgrounds of its composer, Leonid Desyatnikov, and its much-celebrated choreographer, Alexei Ratmansky.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 8:00pm

Dr. Ruth signs books and talks about what she learned about the importance of early socialization, the thrill of being a household word when it comes to relationships and ... that other topic. 
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 8:00pm

Celebrated British/Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi pesents his new cookbook with 130 recipes, most with 10 or fewer ingredients that take less than 30 minutes.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Part of a series for 20s & 30s about finding your link in the chain of Jewish tradition. Tonight's topic: The human contribution in the transmission of the oral Torah/halachic process in modern times.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 9:00pm

Meirav Zur's one-woman comedic stage performance depicting a hilarious and honest personal take on the complexity of modern infertility. Click for trailer.
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Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:30pm

A night to discover global communities, explore the values that drive our giving, eat and drink, while networking with passionate young people in our local community.
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Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

Clyde Haberman joins Rabbi Jill Jacobs, columnist Jeff Jacoby, political historian Julian Zelizer and Democratic strategist Halie Soifer for a talk about Jewish political involvement and this year's vote.
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