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Upcoming Programs at the Center Sunday, May 31, 3 pmMusic in Our Time: 2015 ConcertPresented by American Society for Jewish Music and American Jewish Historical SocietyClick here for more information Monday, June 1An Evening with David B. YoffieDr. Yoffie will be discussing topics from his recent book Strategy Rules: Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs, co-authored with MIT Professor…

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Upcoming Programs at the Center

Thursday, May 28, 7:00 pm Sephardic Journeys: An Evening of ExplorationExhibit Opening & DiscussionClick here for more information Monday, June 1An Evening with David B. YoffieDr. Yoffie will be discussing topics from his recent book Strategy Rules: Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs, co-authored with MIT Professor Michael Cusumanos5:30 pm Reception6:30 pm LectureClick here for more information Wednesday, June…

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Upcoming Programs at the Center

Sunday, May 17, 2 pm Holly Golightly Was a Nice Jewish Girl: Our Ancestors ReinventedLecture Presented by Jewish Genealogical SocietyClick here for more information. Monday, May 18, 7 pm A Wing and a Prayer: A Secret Operation to Prevent a Second HolocaustFilm & Panel Discussion Presented by American Jewish Historical SocietyClick here for more information. Tuesday, May 19, 7 pm Sara Levy’s World: Music,…

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Upcoming Programs at the Center

Sunday, May 10, 4:30 pm Shostakovich and Weinberg: A Musical FriendshipSidney Krum Young Artists Concert SeriesPresented by YIVO Institute for Jewish ResearchClick here for more information. Monday, May 11, 6:30 pm The Paradox of Liberation:  Secular Revolutions and Religious CounterrevolutionsBook Talk Presented by Center for Jewish History and American Sephardi FederationClick here for more information. Tuesday, May 12, 6:30 pm Anti-Jewish Violence in Poland…

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NY Archives Week: FREE events

The Center for Jewish History and its Partners are participating in New York Archives Week with the following FREE events. Please join us! Sunday, October 5 1pm-2pm: Open house advice session (Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Great Hall, first floor)Learn how to store, preserve, and archive your family memorabilia and collections! Experts will be on hand to answer your questions about special topics such…

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Save the Date: “World War I and the Jews” Conference in NYC, Nov. 9-10

Decorative embroidery by Rose Biegeleisen Axelrod, depicting German ruler and allies during World War I. Translation from the German: “We are united and no power can separate us. Our armies have forced their way, through storm and darkness, to victory."  Collection of Yeshiva University Museum Gift of Sylvia A. Herskowitz To mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I and to consider the war’s…

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Where Are the Jewish Women on Wikipedia? Add Them! Free Event Sunday, May 4th

Have you ever been surprised that Wikipedia doesn’t cover a particular Jewish woman of note? Maybe you’ve been tempted to improve existing Wikipedia articles about Jewish women, or you’re curious about Wikipedia in general. Perhaps you’d like to check out some of the resources the Center’s partners hold on Jewish women. The Center for Jewish History invites you to join us, either on-site in New…

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A young audience member tells stories with Jacob and a wise puppet at Summer Sundays. Family Program News: Jacob Stein and The Bakery Band Puppets Make their Summer Sundays at the Center Debut “We appreciated that things were very casual and welcoming at the Center. Our kids very much enjoyed the performance. We are so happy to know about the family programs and will…

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Jacob Stein and the Bakery Band PuppetsSunday, July 15th from 11:30-12:30: Join Jacob Stein and his hilarious puppet friends for a musical journey through Jewish culture! The lively Bakery Band Puppets are guaranteed to get your family out on the floor and dancing. For event information, go to: http://cjh.org/summersundays/. Tickets are $5, (free for kids 2 and under,) and may be purchased online at…

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