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Monday, December 10, 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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Monday, December 10, 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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Monday, December 10, 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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Monday, December 10, 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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Monday, December 10, 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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Monday, December 10, 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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Monday, December 10, 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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Monday, December 10, 2018 (All day)

(Nov. 2-Mar. 3) — Rossler employs diverse materials to address matters of her time, including war, gender roles, gentrification, inequality and labor. The exhibit is drawn from more than five decades of her work. 
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Monday, December 10, 2018 (All day)

(Nov. 12-Dec. 14) — A lodestone for American Modernism, cubist painter Max Weber (1881-1961) often dealt with Jewish themes. This exhibit spans his work from the years 1905-1930.
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Monday, December 10, 2018 (All day)

(Nov. 21-Dec. 13) — A doc about one man's mission to walk every street of New York City. Filmmaker Jeremy Workman, producer Jesse Eisenberg and subject Matt Green appear at select screenings. Click for trailer.
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Monday, December 10, 2018 (All day)

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, the largest in the world at nearly 1,050 pieces.
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Monday, December 10, 2018 (All day)

(Nov. 27-May 24) — An exhibit exploring the remarkable effort that saved some 10,000 Jewish refugee children, many of whom never saw their parents again.
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Monday, December 10, 2018 (All day)

(Dec. 6-12) — "One of modern American cinema’s great not-quite-romances" (Slant Magazine). Nathan Silver's most recent film centers on Mona, Nick, and the two actors recruited to play them onstage. 
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Monday, December 10, 2018 - 6:30pm

Contributors to the new book of essays written by the descendants of Jews who were deprived of their German citizenship by the Nazis will discuss their stories of returning to Germany.
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Monday, December 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

(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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Monday, December 10, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

"How to Conquer America — A Mostly True History of Yogurt" by David Myers tells the story of the the Dannon yogurt company, the Turkish Jew who founded it and the New York Jew who transformed it.
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Monday, December 10, 2018 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

The jazz drummer appears with Orlando le Fleming on bass and Gilad Hekselman on guitar.  
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Monday, December 10, 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Dinner and wine with other 20s & 30s plus an open dialogue sharing Torah's perspective on "What's Your Mission? Thou Shalt Make a Difference," from Rabbi Mark Wildes' new book, "Beyond the Instant."
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Monday, December 10, 2018 - 9:15pm

(Dec.10-16) — Based on the memoirs of father and son David and Nic Sheff, the film chronicles a family coping with addiction. Starring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet. Click for trailer.
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Monday, December 10, 2018 - 9:30pm to 11:00pm

The stand-up comedian has been seen on "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien," "The Late Show with David Letterman" and in his own half-hour "Comedy Central Presents" special. Click to listen.
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Tuesday, December 11, 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, December 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

(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, December 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

(Oct. 26-Feb. 24) — A musical about Josh Cohen — he's broke and broken-hearted. Get ready for a smart romantic adventure about rolling with the punches, integrity, discount chocolate and kindness. Click for trailer.
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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

(Through Jan. 27) — The iconic Elaine May returns to Broadway for the first time in 50 years in Kenneth Lonergan’s acclaimed memory play. With Lucas Hedges, Michael Cera, Joan Allen and David Cromer. 
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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

A doc about two young Israelis who return to the nations (Germany, Austria) where their families were once persecuted. It is a distinctly modern tale. Screening + Q&A with the directors. Click for trailer.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 6:00pm

(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, December 12, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

A talk with the New York Times best-selling author and winner of the National Jewish Award for Fiction ("The Russian Debutante's Handbook," "Absurdistan" and "Lake Success"), and klezmer music by Tsibele.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

MJE is proud to present: Charlie Harary speaking on the "Essential Element of Jewish Greatness"
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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 8:00pm

(Nov. 29-Dec. 16) — A crucial new play by David Stallings exploring same-sex parenting and family values in today’s America. 
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