Cinema Chats: Ferenc Török’s “1945”

Film critic Michael Sragow will join us for this program.Film critic Michael Sragow will be joining us virtually over Zoom to discuss the award-winning Hungarian drama film directed by Ferenc Török, 1945 (2017). The year is 1945 and the war in Europe has ended. Two ... Read more

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Deuteronomy: One God, One People, One Sanctuary, One Land I

Adult EducationDeuteronomy is unique among the 5 books of the Torah. We will begin with its historical context and the ways it rewrites earlier episodes in the history of Biblical Israel. Some of the topics we will explore include the Ten Commandments, the meaning of ... Read more

Synagogues of the Lower East Side Walking Tour

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York, NY

Stroll through the neighborhood's 100-year-old history!One hundred years ago, there were as many as 500 synagogues dotting the streets of the Lower East Side. Only a few, like the Museum’s landmark building and the Bialystocker Synagogue, still exist in their original form; most are distant ... Read more

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From the Zohar to Modern Hasidism I

Adult EducationMysticism has been part of the Jewish experience since the Biblical period. We will explore the Zohar, the central work of medieval Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism), its development, its role as a reaction to the rationalism of Maimonides, and the ways in which it came ... Read more

Deuteronomy: One God, One People, One Sanctuary, One Land I

Adult EducationDeuteronomy is unique among the 5 books of the Torah. We will begin with its historical context and the ways it rewrites earlier episodes in the history of Biblical Israel. Some of the topics we will explore include the Ten Commandments, the meaning of ... Read more

Lower East Side Walking Tour

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York, NY

Put on your hats and mittens and marvel at the stories and architecture of this historic neighborhood.Once home to the largest Jewish population in the world, the Lower East Side still bears traces of Jewish life from the turn of the last century. Historian Scott ... Read more

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Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Adult EducationYehuda Amichai (1924-2000) was the most popular Israeli poet of the second half of the 20th century. His work has been translated into over 30 languages and is read around the world. Though his idiom is often very Jewish, Amichai’s poetry is very accessible ... Read more

Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Adult EducationYehuda Amichai (1924-2000) was the most popular Israeli poet of the second half of the 20th century. His work has been translated into over 30 languages and is read around the world. Though his idiom is often very Jewish, Amichai’s poetry is very accessible ... Read more

Cinema Chats – “Triangle: Remembering the Fire”

The makers of the film will join us virtually for this program.The makers of the HBO 2011 documentary, Triangle: Remembering the Fire, will join the Museum at Eldridge Street in a conversation about the making of the film. The documentary recounts the catastrophic 1911 industrial ... Read more

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Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Adult EducationYehuda Amichai (1924-2000) was the most popular Israeli poet of the second half of the 20th century. His work has been translated into over 30 languages and is read around the world. Though his idiom is often very Jewish, Amichai’s poetry is very accessible ... Read more