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Shabbat Shalom, Welcome Home to R&R – FREE Family Fun on Shabbat, Saturday, December 14th At the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan 

Shabbat Shalom, Welcome Home to R&R – FREE Family Fun on Shabbat, Saturday, December 14th At the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan 

12/14/2019 (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Shabbat Shalom, Welcome Home to R&R – FREE Family Fun on Shabbat, Saturday, December 14th At the Marlene Meyerson JCC…

Shabbat Shalom, Welcome Home to R&R – FREE Family Fun on Shabbat, Saturday, December 7th At the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

Shabbat Shalom, Welcome Home to R&R – FREE Family Fun on Shabbat, Saturday, December 7th At the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

12/07/2019 (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Shabbat Shalom, Welcome Home to R&R – FREE Family Fun on Shabbat, Saturday, December 7th At the Marlene Meyerson JCC…

Heart Failure Post-Acute Care: What’s New and Why is it Important?

Heart Failure Post-Acute Care: What’s New and Why is it Important?

12/19/2019 (5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

  WHAT:        On Thursday, December 19, 2019, Dr. Nomeda Balcetis, Attending Physician at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s…

Why Do People Follow Orders?: A discussion of Stanley Milgram’s ‘Obedience’ Experiments

Why Do People Follow Orders?: A discussion of Stanley Milgram’s ‘Obedience’ Experiments

12/08/2019 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Three months after the start of the Eichmann Trial in Jerusalem in 1961, Stanley Milgram, a…

Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende’s new novel, A Long Petal of the Sea, is a masterful work of historical…

A Neo-Hasidic Symposium and Festival

A Neo-Hasidic Symposium and Festival

12/08/2019 (12:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

The first great collection of Neo-Hasidic teachings, A New Hasidism: Roots and Branches, is newly published. To…

The Meaning of Chanukah and Its Relation to Our Lives

The Meaning of Chanukah and Its Relation to Our Lives

12/07/2019 - 12/14/2019 (1:30 pm - 3:00 pm)

On December 7th & 14th Columbia University Professor of Biological Sciences and Director of the Center…

The Jewishness of Key Intellectuals and Cultural Figures of Our Times

The Jewishness of Key Intellectuals and Cultural Figures of Our Times

12/03/2019 - 01/15/2020 (7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

On December 3rd, December 18th, January 2nd, and January 15th Professor Irwin Wall will be looking…

Journey to Open Orthodoxy: Rabbi Avi Weiss in Conversation with Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

Journey to Open Orthodoxy: Rabbi Avi Weiss in Conversation with Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

12/18/2019 (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Rabbi Avi Weiss, in conversation with Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, will be talking about his most recent…

Auschwitz Exhibit & Storytelling: Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.

Auschwitz Exhibit & Storytelling: Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.

12/05/2019 (6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Hear Gabriella Major, a child survivor of the Holocaust, share her powerful story before exploring the exhibit…

The New Antisemitism and the BDS Movement: A lecture presentation by Dr. Linda F. Burghardt

The New Antisemitism and the BDS Movement: A lecture presentation by Dr. Linda F. Burghardt

12/04/2019 (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

The international movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel – known as BDS – has…

Of the People, By the People, For the People

Of the People, By the People, For the People

11/06/2019 - 12/04/2019 (7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Current and past Manhattan Borough Presidents, Gale Brewer and Ruth Messinger, will teach a course on…