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

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

Unexpected Activists: Women Reformers of the Lower East Side from Settlement Houses to Synagogues

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

From sacred spaces to settlement houses, these places of gathering have inspired and revolutionized generations of Lower East Side women to the call of activism. During this 90 minute workshop Education staff from the Museum at Eldridge Street and Henry Street Settlement will share the stories of reformers, entrepreneurs ... 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

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

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

Cinema Chats: “Shtisel”

Join us in discussing the Netflix hit, “Shtisel”Join us virtually on Zoom with longtime New York Times reporter Joseph Berger in a conversation about Netflix's hit TV series, “Shtisel”. The show focuses on the daily lives, dreams, dramas and conflicts of an extended ultra-orthodox family ... 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