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Eldridge Street Synagogue Museum Kicking Off New Speaker Series Next Week

Legendary Music Couple Shares Stories of Working with Hit-Makers Like Elvis Presley, Billie Holiday, Tony Bennett and Barbra StreisandLos Angeles-based Grammy Award winning songwriter...

Theological Writings of Isaac Newton Digitized by National Library of Israel

Sir Isaac Newton was a renowned physicist, mathematician, and all-around scholar whose name is frequently mentioned in science classrooms today. Beyond the genius who...

Revisiting Jewish Genetics: Genes that Have Kept on Walking

(February 16, 2012) In the February 24, 2012 edition of The Forward, the article Genetic Hebrews of Southern Colorado says, “Genetic markers reveal Conversos of the American...

Famed Photographer and Art Director, Lillian Bassman, Dies at 94

A renowned figure in the art world passed away on Monday at the robust age of 94. Lillian Bassman, who was best known for...

‘Deadhead’-Turned-Rabbi Opens Synagogue in East Village

A new synagogue is coming to the Bowery courtesy of a Chasidic couple who met at a Grateful Dead concert.  The couple, Lubavitch Rabbi...

A Boot-Stomping Performance of “Oklahoma!” Coming to Axelrod Theater

The spotlight is on the Axelrod Performing Arts Center in Deal, NJ, where the first Jersey Shore community-theater production of the landmark Rodgers...

New York Premiere of Dressing America: Tales from the Garment Center

Dressing America: Tales from the Garment Center directed by Steven Fischler and Joel Sucher is an outstanding captivating American documentary that depicts the history...

21st NY Jewish Film Fest Closes With World Premiere of Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resorts

A Documentary for the Whole Family The 21st New York Jewish Film Festival 2012 (NYJFF2012) closing night world premiere documentary of Welcome to Kutsher’s: The...

Film Series Exploring the Welsh Jewish Experience To be Held at Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC

This March, the Welsh Government and the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will co-present Jewish Tales From Wales, a rare...

Ancient Jewish Scrolls Discovered in Afghanistan

Most Significant Find Since Cairo Geniza, Say ExpertsJewish scrolls were found in Northern Afghanistan recently that may shed light on heretofore unknown facts about...

Jewish Book Council Announces Winners of 2011 National Jewish Book Awards

The top Jewish authors and books of 2011 received their due recently as the Jewish Book Council announced the winners of the sixty-first National...

Israel’s Kobi Arad Band – Live Jazz at the Blue Note NYC on Jan. 29

The Kobi Arad Band, featuring Kobi Arad on piano and vocals, Ramon De-bruyn on bass and Ray McNaught on drums, is appearing for...

Lily Safra Donates Richter Painting to Israel Museum

Philanthropist Lily Safra made headlines in the art world recently by announcing that she was planning to donate a Gerhard Richter painting she had...

Soviet Jewry to Be Explored Through Thought-Provoking Films and Discussions at Museum of Jewish Heritage

This winter, in conjunction with the exhibition Let My People Go, The Soviet Jewry Movement, 1967-1989, the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to...

Times Square International Theater Festival to Debut Play by ‘Isramerica’ Actress Sivan Hadari

“1,934 Days,” an original play  created by  Sivan Hadari – founder of Isramerica, a non-profit company that supports diverse Israeli and Jewish artists in...

JV Exclusive Interview With NYT Bestselling Author Faye Kellerman

Faye Kellerman has written 28 books, including twenty New York Times bestselling mystery novels. She also happens to be a Torah-observant Jew. With her...

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