Introduction to Jewish Mysticism

Adult EducationMysticism has been a part of Judaism since antiquity. Why did Jews write about ascending to heaven to see God and the angels? How did the Jews at Qumran understand the role of the Temple and the sacrifices? How are mystical ideas reflected in ... Read more

Cinema Chats: “Minari”

Join us this month in watching the award-winning film, "Minari."Join us this month in watching the award-winning film, Minari. In the early 1980’s, a Korean family moves to an Arkansas farm in search of its own American dream. They deal with the challenges of their ... Read more

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Lower East Side Walking Tour

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York

Stroll through the neighborhood's 100-year-old history!With our museum docent Richard Soden, stroll through the neighborhood's 100-year-old history with the street smarts he's earned as a long-time Lower East Side resident. Learn about what life was like for Jewish immigrants at the turn of the last ... Read more

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas Festival 2021: LES’s Street Games

Join a conversation on community building, cultural exchange, and street games of the Lower East Side, Chinatown and beyond.Sunday, June 20 at 4:00 PM ET, Discovering LES’s Street GamesDo you remember playing Johnny-on-the-Pony, stick-ball, or flipping baseball cards on the streets of New York City? ... Read more

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Introduction to Jewish Mysticism

Adult EducationMysticism has been a part of Judaism since antiquity. Why did Jews write about ascending to heaven to see God and the angels? How did the Jews at Qumran understand the role of the Temple and the sacrifices? How are mystical ideas reflected in ... Read more

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas Festival 2021: Folk Arts

Learn about Vejigante masks from Puerto Rico and Chinese and Jewish paper cutting!Sunday, June 27 at 4:00 PM ET, Folk Arts Folk arts are centered around community. Folk groups reflect and communicate their values, ideas, and beliefs across generations. They are a part of lifecycle ... Read more

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From Sarah to Sydney: The Story Behind Sydney Taylor’s Biography

The untold life story of All-of-a-Kind Family author Sydney Taylor, highlighting her dramatic influence on American children’s literature.When Professor June Cummins taught a course at San Diego State on Jewish children’s literature in the late 1990s, she was surprised to find so little information about ... Read more

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Lower East Side Walking Tour

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York

Stroll through the neighborhood's 100-year-old history!With our museum docent Richard Soden, stroll through the neighborhood's 100-year-old history with the street smarts he's earned as a long-time Lower East Side resident. Learn about what life was like for Jewish immigrants at the turn of the last ... Read more

Free