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Saturday, April 21, 2018 (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. Q&A. Click for trailer.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 (All day)

(Jan. 31-Apr. 22) — The 13 over life-size works by the Spanish Golden Age master Francisco de Zurbarán (1598–1664) have never before traveled to the United States. 
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 (All day)

(Mar. 8-May 28) — An exhibition of works by leading artists of Germany and Austria — some never before exhibited in the U.S. — during a decade marked by economic crisis, political disintegration and social chaos 
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 (All day)

From Mozart to … Billy Joel, Itzhak Perlman’s violin playing transcends mere performance to evoke the celebrations and struggles of real life. Click for trailer and personal appearance schedule.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 (All day)

(Apr. 12-May 12) — Join us for a group show addressing sexual violation. The 30 artists, from Israel, the U.S. and other countries include victims, their close relatives, witnesses and concerned others.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 (All day)

This adaptation of Joseph Joffo’s enduring memoir tells the story of two young Jewish boys trying to escape on their own across Nazi-occupied France. Click for trailer.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 (All day)

Join other YJPs from Beginner Services at 9:30am to the end of Shabbat. Cafe Connect at 10:30, sermon at 11:00. 
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 (All day)

(Apr. 20-26) — A post-Holocaust doc that follows six extraordinary women prisoners who eventually moved to Los Angeles, capturing what it means to move from tragedy and trauma towards life. Click for trailer.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 11:45am

The reappearance of presumed-dead Marion Cotillard throws her husband Mathieu Amalric and his girlfriend Charlotte Gainsbourg into serio-comic turmoil. Click for trailer and personal appearance schedule.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

(Today at 2:00 and 8:00) (Ongoing) — The inspiring true story of Carole King's remarkable rise to stardom.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

(Today at 2:00 and 8:00) (Ongoing) — 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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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

(Today at 2:00 and 8:00) (Feb. 21- May 13) — A musical: San Francisco. 1986. What could Harry, an amiable but lonely retired kosher butcher have in common with Barbara, his young lesbian writing teacher at the senior center?
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

(Today at 2:00 and 7:00) (Mar. 8-Apr. 22) — A humorously dark folktale weaves together high-energy klezmer, folk music and theater. Ben Kaplan stars in this story of Jewish Romanian refugees coming to Canada in 1908. Click for trailer.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

(Today at 2:00 and 8:00) — 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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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

(Today at 2:00 and 8:00) — A new play by Joshua Harmon ("Bad Jews," "Significant Other") that explodes the ideals and contradictions of liberal white America. Progressive values collide with Ivy League dreams. Click for videos.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 3:00pm

(Today at 3:00 and 8:00) — A raw, one-act play written and directed by Israeli-American S. Asher Gelman exploring the emotional, intellectual, and physical connections between three men.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 3:00pm

(Today at 3:00 and 8:00) (Ongoing) — From the creators of "The Fartiste": A multi-generational musical about a best-selling author and the challenges and triumphs of an immigrant Jewish American family.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 4:00pm

The acclaimed clarinetist Michael Winograd and trumpeter Ben Holmes present a set of works in progress, composed firmly in the klezmer idiom. 
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

(Apr. 20 & 21) — Photographer Ildi Hermann reached out to Hungarian Jewish Holocaust survivors living in today’s New York and their descendants, and presents ten shockingly human stories. Meet the artist.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 4:30pm

The new restoration of a hilarious doc virtually unseen since 1973 about the stunningly sexist 1972 Democratic National Convention. How far we have — or have not — come. Q&A with the director Sandra Hochman. 
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 7:00pm

Early-music vocal group TENET and the Grammy-nominated new music group Metropolis Ensemble with Inbal Segev on solo cello come together for a hall-of-mirrors time warp.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 7:15pm

(Apr. 20-25) — A fiction film by the controversial Israeli director Keren Ben-Asher composed of nine vignettes around convicted murderers awaiting execution in the U.S.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 7:30pm

The true story of a nice Jewish boy who joined the Church of Scientology and left twelve years later to become the lovely lady she is today. Filmmaker Sam Feder appears in person. Click for trailer.
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 8:00pm

(Apr. 5-22) — A new play about the true story of Dutch artists of various races, religions and sexual identities who banded together and risked their lives to save their Jewish neighbors in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. 
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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:00pm to Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 4:00am

Young professionals celebrate Israel Independence with top DJs spinning Top 40, Israeli, house & hip hop. Israeli decorations and giveaways fill the room.
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Sunday, April 22, 2018 (All day)

(Today at 2:00 and 6:00) — In its brand-new live show, the crew behind "Israel Story," Israel's leading podcast and radio show, explores seven decades of local tunes, in celebration of one big milestone birthday.
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Sunday, April 22, 2018 (All day)

(Sept. 6-Apr. 29) — Specialized recording and display technologies and next-generation natural language processing allow viewers to to have lifelike conversations with Holocaust survivors.
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Sunday, April 22, 2018 (All day)

(Jan. 28-May 27) — 34 works by 30 artists exploring this year’s Jerusalem Biennale theme of “watershed" — issues as varied as Jewish identity, immigration and refugees, alongside watershed moments in history.
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Sunday, April 22, 2018 (All day)

(Feb. 25-Jun.24) — More than 200 photographs developed from Ross’s negatives, which were covertly made between 1940 and 1944, supplemented by artifacts and testimony about the Lodz Ghetto.
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Sunday, April 22, 2018 (All day)

An exhibit featuring materials from the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, including rabbinic tomes, Judaica taken into space, international works of science fiction and periodicals and other ephemera.
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Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

20s & 30s gather in Harlem for outreach training before going out in small groups to distribute flyers providing information on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
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Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Sunday brunch with the soulful, fun-loving powerhouse all-women’s klezmer sextet.
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Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Wrestle with clues, discover historical sites, and compete in absurd team challenges in this urban scavenger hunt. Venture through the Lower East Side, engage in the city’s art, culture, food and Jewish history.
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Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

An engaging and often funny view into a small corner of Brooklyn manufacturing, touching on issues of Jewish identity, family dynamics, small business owners, unions and labor in New York City. Click for trailer.
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Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 6:00pm

(Apr. 22-28) — A cantor (Géza Röhrig) who is obsessed with the decay of his recently deceased wife's body consults a community college biology professor (Matthew Broderick). Premiere screening followed by Q&A.
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Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

(Apr. 12-22) — This well known French classic starring David Serero will be performed in English, featuring Sephardi and jazz standards for a world premiere adaptation. Followed by After Party.
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