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YOM KIPPUR CONCERT
Sunday, October 2, 2:30 P.M.
Kol Nidre: Finding Meaning Through Music

Produced and narrated by Allen Oren Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf, cello; Stephen Gosling, piano; Peter Rushefsky, tsimbl; Keryn Kleiman, violin; Ben Zebelman, piano; Stephen Scholle, bamboo flute; and Cantor Raphael Frieder

Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, begins with the recitation of Kol Nidre. Explore this profound prayer's many meanings through a concert featuring a range of musical traditions interwoven with clips of thought-provoking interviews and stories from the PBS documentary "18 Voices Sing Kol Nidre."

$12, $10 students/seniors, $7 members

   

FILM
Sunday, October 23, 2:30 P.M.
Strangers No More

(2010, Digibeta, 40 min.)

Academy Award winner, Best Documentary Short Subject
Produced and directed by Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon
Post-screening discussion to follow

Tel Aviv's remarkable Bialik-Rogozin School is the focus of this uplifting film, which looks at students who come from 48 different countries and their struggles after fleeing poverty, political adversity, or genocide.

$10, $7 students/seniors, $5 members

 

 

   

WALKING TOUR
Sunday, October 30, 2 P.M.
Gilded Age New York:
Through the Eyes of Emma Lazarus


Walk with us as we explore Emma Lazarus' 19th century New York and learn more about her lively intellectual and artistic social circles, her family, and what inspired her to write the famous poem that graces the Statue of Liberty.

Space is limited to 60. Pre-registration is required and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Walking tour begins in Union Square and ends at Madison Square Park. Bus transportation is not provided.

This tour is sold out. Please check back in the spring to learn more about the next tour. You are welcome to download a free walking tour app of Emma's New York here.

$15, $12 students/seniors, $10 members

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles, opening October 26.

 

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