Top 10 Jew-ish Events This Weekend (8/18-8/20)

As summer is cooling down, the NYC event scene is heating up. Here are some of our favorites events that are happening this weekend:


Friday Night Jam: A Conversation with Craig Finn

A talk about music, faith, and community with The Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn and musician and columnist Bill McGarvey.

$25 in advance, $30 day of show. 7:00 PM.

Jason and Eric’s Classic Comedy Night

Bring a friend, Jason Salmon and Eric Neumann will take care of the laughs.

$24+ 2 drink minimum. 11:30 PM.

Shabbat with OneTable

Choose from over 50 NYC-based options on the social platform, that matches people looking for shabbat meals with hosts.




A sculptural exploration of the power of water by the renowned London-based (Jewish!) sculptor, Anish Kapoor. Located at Brooklyn Bridge Park.


Queens Havdalah Service and Dinner

A complementary dairy meal, easy-to-follow service and alcohol and ice cream reception.

Free. 7:30 PM- 11:30 PM.

Bette Midler in “Hello Dolly!”

The legendary actress stars in the Tony Award-winning musical.

$89-$229. 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM.


Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches

The last day to check out the film, which focuses on guilt-wracked Jews and other New Yorkers grappling with life, death, love, sex, heaven and hell in the mid-1980s.

11:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

Amerike - The Golden Land

The last day to catch the musical journey that tells the story of those who helped shape the land of the free.

$35-$60. 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM.

Radical Bodies

Photographs, rare films and choreographic scores celebrating the works of legendary Jewish artists Anna Halprin, Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer.  


A film about the bonds between father and son that gives a rare glimpse into the inner workings of traditional Hassidic Brooklyn life.



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