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  • The Jewish Museum - Wish You Were Here - Albert Einstein
    Participate in an unusual evening of discussion between Jens Hoffmann Deputy Director Exhibitions and Public Programs and Albert Einstein portrayed by theoretical physicist Sylvester James Gates Jr Gates is currently a University System Regents Professor the John S Toll Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland College Park the Director of the String and Particle Theory Center Affiliate Professor of Mathematics and serves on President Barack Obama s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and on the Maryland State Board of Education He is known for his work on supersymmetry supergravity and superstring theory Gates coauthored Superspace the first comprehensive book on the topic of supersymmetry He is a member of the board of trustees of Society for Science the Public Gates has been featured extensively on many NOVA PBS programs on physics notably The Elegant Universe in 2003 and The Fabric of the Cosmos in 2011 In 2006 he completed a DVD series titled Superstring Theory The DNA of Reality for The Teaching Company composed of 24 half hour lectures to make the complexities of unification theory comprehensible to non physicists In 2012 he was named a University System of Maryland Regents Professor only the sixth person to be so recognized since 1992 He is past president of the National Society of Black Physicists and is a NSBP Fellow as well as a Fellow of the American Physical Society the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Institute of Physics in the U K He also is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society In 2013 he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences becoming the first African American physicist so recognized in its 150 year history This program has been funded by a donation from Lorraine and Martin Beitler who gifted Andy Warhol s Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century to the Jewish Museum in 2006 Free with Pay What You Wish Admission Advance RSVP Required Andy Warhol Albert Einstein from Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century 1980 Screenprint on paper 40 32 in 101 6 81 3 cm 2014 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc Artists Rights Society ARS Courtesy of Ronald Feldman Fine Arts New York and Slyvester James Gates courtesy the speaker RSVP Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/03/03/wish-you-were-here-albert-einstein-030316 (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Calendar
    View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search March 2016 Previous month Next month S M T W T F S 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 Day View Week View Month View Tour Film Talk Event Member Corporate Access Family Teens Educators Exhibitions Special Hours Feb 14 What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today Previous Week Mar 4 Mar 10 Next Week Sat Mar 5 11 AM Special Hours Free Saturdays Admission to the Jewish Museum is free on Saturdays Sun Mar 6 11 30 AM Family Sunday Art Discoveries Character Hunt Engage with works of art through exciting activities and gallery tours that focus on themes related to our special exhibitions each month Sun Mar 6 1 30 PM Family Storybooks and Art Listen to a story from our library of children s book favorites and participate in an activity in the Museum s galleries Sun Mar 6 6 30 PM Event In Response Unorthodox Columbia University Visual Arts MFA candidates and recent alumni present new video performance and installation based artworks in response to Unorthodox Mon Mar 7 10 AM Educators Movies that Matter Film Screenings for Middle Schools Opposite Field Middle school students along with their teachers view award winning documentaries that examine issues such as identity culture and tolerance Each day of film screenings features post film discussions and a pizza lunch Mon Mar 7 1 30 PM Talk A Closer

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/2016/03/04 (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - New York Jewish Film Festival Presents - Artist Focus: Omer Fast
    18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 Day View Week View Month View Tour Film Talk Event Member Corporate Access Family Teens Educators Exhibitions Special Hours Feb 14 What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today New York Jewish Film Festival Presents Artist Focus Omer Fast Film Thursday March 31 6 30 8 pm Scheuer Auditorium The artists presents a screening of his 2012 short film Continuity followed by a conversation with Jens Hoffmann Deputy Director Exhibitions and Public Programs Continuity 2012 Digital film colour sound 40 min is an intriguing view on the psychological process of mourning that boldly defies the conventional narrative coherence What seems like a young soldier s return home from Afghanistan proves to be a ritual staged by his parents who hire a series of male escorts to play the part of their son who had actually died in combat in a painful attempt to keep alive the memory of their deceased child Omer Fast was born in Jerusalem in 1972 He holds a BA in English from Tufts University a BFA in Visual Arts from the Boston Museum School and an MFA from Hunter College Since finishing his studies in 2000 Fast has participated in over 200 international exhibitions including solo shows at the Jeu de Paume in Paris Whitney Museum in New York and the Museum of Modern Art in Vienna Group exhibitions include dOCUMENTA13 and the 54th Venice Biennale Fast received the Bucksbaum award at the Whitney Biennial in 2008 and has also won the National Galerie s Prize for Young Art in Berlin in 2009 His work is in several international collections including Tate Modern the Guggenheim Museum the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Centre Pompidou Free with Pay What You Wish Admission RSVP Recommended Still from Continuity Omer Fast 2012 RSVP Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available through our online ticket vendor ACME Ticketing If you have technical difficulties please call 866 205 1322 Online ticket sales close four 4 hours prior to the event In Person Tickets can be purchased in person at the Museum s admission desk during regular Museum hours excluding Saturdays Ticket Policies

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/03/31/new-york-jewish-film-festival-presents-artist-focus-omer-fast-033116 (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Screening - The Sturgeon Queens
    preserve exhibit and interpret art and Jewish culture View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search February 2016 Previous month Next month S M T W T F S 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 Day View Week View Month View Tour Film Talk Event Member Corporate Access Family Teens Educators Exhibitions Special Hours Feb 14 What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today Screening The Sturgeon Queens Film Monday April 4 6 30 8 pm Scheuer Auditorium The Saul and Gladys Gwirtzman Lecture This documentary tells the century long four generation story of the famed Lower East Side smoked fish emporium Russ Daughters Staring Anne Russ Federman and Hattie Russ Gold two of the original Russ Daughters as well as younger generations of the Russ family and prominent customers like Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Mario Batali and Morley Safer The film was an official selection of the Berlin International Film Festival the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival and more than 90 others Selected Best of the Fest at San Francisco Jewish Film Festival and winner of 9 Audience Choice awards This event will feature special appearances by the film s director Julie Cohen as well as Niki Russ Federman and Josh Russ Tupper 12 General 8 Students and Seniors 5 Members Image courtesy of BetterThanFiction Productions Purchase Tickets Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available through our online ticket vendor ACME Ticketing If you have technical difficulties please call 866 205 1322 Online ticket sales close four 4 hours prior to the event In Person Tickets can be purchased in person at the Museum s admission desk during regular Museum hours excluding Saturdays Ticket Policies Ticket purchase for events at the Museum includes admission to the galleries on the day of the program Tickets are available on a first come first served basis Please note that seating is limited we recommend purchasing tickets in advance Ticket holders are encouraged to arrive promptly as seating is not guaranteed once a program has begun

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/04/04/screening-the-sturgeon-queens-040416 (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Jewish Book Council Presents: Unpacking the Book - Jewish Writers in Conversation - Gefilte Fish on Fleek: The New Jewish Cuisine
    Free range shawarma Artisinal gefilte fish Elevated matzah balls Meet three cutting edge writers and chefs who are revolutionizing American Jewish cuisine As the owner and executive chef of The Raging Skillet Chef Rossi has earned a reputation as the one to call when it s time to do things differently The Raging Skillet has been described as a rebel anti caterer by The New York Times and the wildest thing this side of the Mason Dixon line by Zagat and has been named one of The Knot s Best Wedding Caterers for the past five years Rossi has written for Bust The Daily News The New York Post The Huffington Post Time Out New York and McSweeney s She is the host of a long running radio show called Bite This and has been featured on The Food Network and NPR A 2011 James Beard Award winner for Best Chef Mid Atlantic Chef Michael Solomonov is the co owner and executive chef of Zahav Philadelphia s renowned modern Israeli restaurant He also owns Percy Street Barbecue Federal Donuts and the recently opened Dizengoff hummus and small salads and Abe Fisher small plates of Jewish food inspired by countries outside Israel all in Philadelphia Michael W Twitty a food writer independent scholar culinary historian and historical interpreter personally charged with preparing preserving and promoting African American foodways and its parent traditions in Africa and her Diaspora and its legacy in the food culture of the American South Michael is a Judaic studies teacher from the Washington D C metropolitan area where interests include food culture food history Jewish cultural issues African American history and cultural politics His book project The Cooking Gene will be published by HarperCollins in 2016 The Jewish Book Council invites Jewish Museum members and friends to join the event Select galleries will be open for attendees from 6 00 7 00PM and guided tours of a featured exhibitionwill be offered from 6 15 6 45PM The conversation with the authors will begin at 7 00PM and will be followed by a reception book sale and signing The program is free but space is limited and advance RSVP is requried for entry RSVP Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available through our online ticket vendor ACME Ticketing If you have technical difficulties please call 866 205 1322 Online ticket sales close four

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/03/29/jewish-book-council-presents-unpacking-the-book-032916 (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Jewish Book Council Presents: Unpacking the Book - Jewish Writers in Conversation - Jewish Writers on the Front Lines
    No tours today Jewish Book Council Presents Unpacking the Book Jewish Writers in Conversation Jewish Writers on the Front Lines Talk Wednesday May 4 6 8 30 pm Scheuer Auditorium A century ago the notion of a Jewish warrior would have seemed a contradiction in terms No longer Hear from three exceptional writers who have witnessed and translated for us the absurdity chaos and tragedy of modern warfare in the most volatile region in the world Elliot Ackerman served five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan and is the recipient of the Silver Star the Bronze Star for Valor and the Purple Heart A former White House Fellow his essays and fiction have appeared in The New Yorker The Atlantic The New Republic and Ecotone among others Green on Blue is his debut novel He currently lives in Istanbul and writes on the Syrian Civil War Matti Friedman s second nonfiction book Pumpkinflowers A Soldier s Story will be published by Algonquin Books in May 2016 It tells the story of a group of young Israelis assigned to hold an isolated military outpost in Lebanon His first book The Aleppo Codex won the 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish literature the American Library Association s Sophie Brody Medal and the Canadian Jewish Book Award for history and was selected as one of Booklist s top ten religion books of the year His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal New York Times Tablet and elsewhere He was born in Toronto and lives in Jerusalem The Jewish Book Council invites Jewish Museum members and friends to join the event Select galleries will be open for attendees from 6 00 7 00PM and guided tours of a featured exhibition will be offered from 6 15 6 45PM The conversation with the authors will begin at 7 00PM and will be followed by a reception book sale and signing The program is free but space is limited advance RSVP is required RSVP Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available through our online ticket vendor ACME Ticketing If you have technical difficulties please call 866 205 1322 Online ticket sales close four 4 hours prior to the event In Person Tickets can be purchased in person at the Museum s admission desk during regular Museum hours excluding Saturdays Ticket Policies Ticket purchase for events at the Museum

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/05/04/jewish-book-council-presents-unpacking-the-book-050416 (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - In Response - Unorthodox
    Support Planned Giving Travel Program Special Events Become a member today Individual Corporate and Foundation support are crucial to furthering the Jewish Museum s mission to collect preserve exhibit and interpret art and Jewish culture View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search February 2016 Previous month Next month S M T W T F S 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 Day View Week View Month View Tour Film Talk Event Member Corporate Access Family Teens Educators Exhibitions Special Hours Feb 14 What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today In Response Unorthodox Event Sunday March 6 6 30 9 pm Scheuer Auditorium Columbia University Visual Arts MFA candidates and recent alumni present new video performance and installation based artworks in response to the exhibition Unorthodox A large scale exhibition of contemporary art from around the globe Unorthodox proposes a nonconformist engagement with art as a means to disrupt the status quo Participating Artists Joeun Aatchim Allison Janae Hamilton Ilana Harris Babou Patrice Helmar Brooke Holloway Juntae Huang Tali Keren Peter Joseph Labier Adam Liam Rose Where Raphael Lyon and Lucy Hunter Free with RSVP Image Allison Janae Hamilton 2016 RSVP Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available through our online ticket vendor ACME Ticketing If you have technical difficulties please call 866 205 1322 Online ticket sales close four 4 hours prior to the event In Person Tickets can be purchased in person at the Museum s admission desk during regular Museum hours excluding Saturdays Ticket Policies Ticket purchase for events at the Museum includes admission to the galleries on the day of the program Tickets are available on a first come first served basis Please note that seating is limited we recommend purchasing tickets in advance Ticket holders are encouraged to arrive promptly as seating is not guaranteed once a program has begun Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded Contact Us 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St New York NY 10128 Directions 212 423 3200 info thejm org Connect

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/03/06/in-response-unorthodox-030616 (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - An Evening of Fashion - Educator Workshop
    Membership Individual Giving Corporate Support Planned Giving Travel Program Special Events Become a member today Individual Corporate and Foundation support are crucial to furthering the Jewish Museum s mission to collect preserve exhibit and interpret art and Jewish culture View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search February 2016 Previous month Next month S M T W T F S 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 Day View Week View Month View Tour Film Talk Event Member Corporate Access Family Teens Educators Exhibitions Special Hours Feb 14 What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today An Evening of Fashion Educator Workshop Educators Thursday April 14 4 7 pm Scheuer Auditorium Join us for an evening of art and fashion Get an inside look at this exciting industry and view iconcic designs theater costumes behind the scene photographs and more in Isaac Mizrahi An Unruly History Program fee 15 includes a light dinner Special education teachers may attend free of charge by calling 212 423 3270 A pink dress and matching pink poodle on the runway from the Cake collection fall 2011 Photograph by Dan Lecca Purchase Tickets Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available through our online ticket vendor ACME Ticketing If you have technical difficulties please call 866 205 1322 Online ticket sales close four 4 hours prior to the event In Person Tickets can be purchased in person at the Museum s admission desk during regular Museum hours excluding Saturdays Ticket Policies Ticket purchase for events at the Museum includes admission to the galleries on the day of the program Tickets are available on a first come first served basis Please note that seating is limited we recommend purchasing tickets in advance Ticket holders are encouraged to arrive promptly as seating is not guaranteed once a program has begun Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded Contact Us 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St New York NY 10128 Directions 212 423 3200 info thejm org Connect With Us Facebook Twitter Instagram

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/04/14/an-evening-of-fashion (2016-02-14)
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