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Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

January 2017

The State of Jewish Politics

January 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Penn's Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies has convened a group of distinguished scholars and journalists for a "state of the union" of sorts. The panel will look at today's big issues with the long view of Jewish political thought and history in mind on Sunday, January 29 at 4:00. Panelists include Lila Corwin Berman (Temple University), J. J. Goldberg (Forward), Shaul Magid (Indiana University), and Jennifer Rubin (Washington Post), with Yair Rosenberg (Tablet Magazine) moderating. Free; pre-registration…

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April 2017

7th Annual Tribe 12 Fellowship Launch Night

April 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Meet our 2017 change makers and innovators! Our 7th cohort have honed their ideas for three months, and on Launch Night, be the first to hear about these socially-conscious businesses which will change our community, our city, and the world. - Hear directly from the Fellows as they pitch their ventures on stage - Network with veteran and up-and-coming entrepreneurs - Share your insights with Fellows one-on-one at our Venture Expo - Visit a Past Fellows Showcase to see what…

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August 2017

A Midsummer’s Eve: Celebrating Life, Love, and Tu B’Av

August 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Tu B’av, historically, marked the beginning of the grape harvest, the day that people dressed in all white garments and went out to dance in the vineyards. Today, it is a celebration of love. Join the Young Friends of NMAJH for our annual summer event celebrating the joyous holiday -- Tu B’av! Enjoy yourself with beer, wine, dessert bar, specialty cocktail by our wonderful sponsors, Tito's Handmade Vodka, and the amazing view of independence Mall from our terrace. Guests are…

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November 2017

Ambassadors of Peace: Jewish Led Gathering

November 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Ambassadors peace

Ambassadors of Peace Join Congregation Rodeph Shalom, The Perfecting Church, and Masjidullah as we host a series of dialogues to connect Jews, Christians, and Muslims. For more information, contact Alan Kurz at amkurz@gmail.com Christian Led Gathering with Pastor Kevin C. Brown of The Perfecting Church Wednesday, November 1, 6-9pm, American Bible Study North Independence Mall, 101 East FL8, Philadelphia 19106 Jewish Led Gathering with Rabbi Eli Freedman of Rodeph Shalom Tuesday, November 14, 6-9pm, National Museum of American Jewish History…

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December 2017

ADL presents Life Lessons in Leadership with Connie Smukler

December 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Life lessons in leadership

Connie Smukler and her family risked their lives and livelihoods to protect the rights of strangers on the other side of the world. Join us on December 7 as an immigrant from the former Soviet Union interviews the woman who made his journey to America possible. Tickets now available to the public at https://www.nmajh.org/CalendarEvent.aspx?eventid=560. 6:00 pm Light kosher refreshments & networking 6:30 pm Program: Dmitry Goldenberg interview with Connie Smukler followed by Audience Q&A 7:30 pm Access to the Museum's…

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Cocktails and Candle Lighting

December 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Cocktails & Candle Lighting

Join the Young Friends of NMAJH for their annual Hanukkah celebration filled with lights, latkes, and libations! Our event, which attracted 150+ guests last year, will feature a specialty cocktail, wine and beer, and Hanukkah-inspired hors d’oeuvres. Attendees will also have the opportunity to tour the Museum’s exhibition, “Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews.” Tickets now on sale: $25 for Young Friends Members – http://tickets.nmajh.org/WebStore/shop/ViewItems.aspx?CG=TKT&C=MBRTKT $35 for non-members – https://tickets.nmajh.org/webstore/shop/ViewItems.aspx?CG=TKT&C=PPE $60 for a package ticket including 1-year…

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February 2018

Young Friends C-Suite Speaker Series: Councilman Allan Domb

February 21, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Jewish singles events

Join one of the top names in Philadelphia real estate, Councilman At-Large Allan Domb, as he discusses his career and how his Jewish identity has impacted and informed his experiences. Ample opportunity for networking and Q&A will be provided. Light breakfast included. $18 Young Friends Members/$20 Nonmembers

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March 2018

6th Annual Freedom Seder Revisited

March 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Jewish events this week

What does freedom mean to you? Inspired by the original 1969 Freedom Seder, where hundreds of people of all backgrounds gathered to explore and celebrate freedom in the context of the Civil Rights Movement, this communal event invites you to the Passover table for an evening of commemoration, stories, and a community exploration of freedom in America today. What to expect: At this interpretative seder, storytellers will share what freedom means to them through personal stories, reflections, and performance -…

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April 2018

Young Friends Curated Cocktails: Bernstein Edition

April 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Leonard bernstein

Explore our March – September, 2018 special exhibition, Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music in a relaxed, after-hours context. We’ll provide the exclusive content, snacks, and beverages, and you provide the conversation. Curator-led tour and light fare included in ticket price. Free for Young Friends members/$12 for non-members

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Young Friends Curated Cocktails: Bernstein Edition

April 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Leonard bernstein

Explore our March – September, 2018 special exhibition, Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music in a relaxed, after-hours context. We’ll provide the exclusive content, snacks, and beverages, and you provide the conversation. Curator-led tour and light fare included in ticket price. Free for Young Friends members/$12 for non-members

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May 2018

Heading Home – PJFF CineMondays 2018 Closing Night Film

May 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$15 – $20
World Baseball Classic - Pool A - Game 5 - Netherlands v Israel

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival's CineMondays 2018 series will close with not one but TWO screenings of HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL. This warm and inspirational documentary celebrates Team Israel's fight to win the World Baseball Classic. Featuring special guests like the filmmakers of HEADING HOME and Josh Zeid (pitcher for Team Israel), the film will screen twice, 5:30 and 8 PM. The latter screening will conclude with a post-film, baseball-style reception! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAgAqstAwLY

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Heading Home – PJFF CineMondays 2018 Closing Night Film

May 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 14, 2018 at 8:00 pm

National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$15 – $20
World Baseball Classic - Pool A - Game 5 - Netherlands v Israel

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival's CineMondays 2018 series will close with not one but TWO screenings of HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL. This warm and inspirational documentary celebrates Team Israel's fight to win the World Baseball Classic. Featuring special guests like the filmmakers of HEADING HOME and Josh Zeid (pitcher for Team Israel), the film will screen twice, 5:30 and 8 PM. The latter screening will conclude with a post-film, baseball-style reception! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAgAqstAwLY

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June 2018

Fractured Paradigms: Rethinking the Study of American Jews

June 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - June 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Fractured paradigms

Sponsored by the American Jewish Historical Society, the 2018 Biennial Scholars’ Conference on American Jewish History offers an occasion to reflect on the state of our field. Which narratives, temporal frameworks, and spatial boundaries serve as its controlling paradigms? How and why have these paradigms experienced fracture, disruption, or revision? And, finally, which paradigms deserve to be abandoned? We seek nothing less than a critical rethinking of our field. We invite scholars to enter into debate as they engage in…

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Jews and Journalism in an Age of Fracture

June 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Newspaper

How are journalists—specifically, Jewish journalists—navigating our new political era? A discussion moderated by Samuel Freedman (New York Times) with Yoni Appelbaum (Atlantic), Dahlia Lithwick (Slate), and Jen Rubin (Washington Post). A part of Fractured Paradigms: Rethinking the Study of American Jews, a three-day conference presenting new research on the state of the field of American Jewish history, featuring plenary sessions on “identity” and “exceptionalism” as key categories in American and Jewish life. For registration information and a full program, see…

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August 2018

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High Holiday Wine Tasting

August 23, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Are you going to be in Philly for Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur and are between the ages of 21-45? Join us for our annual High Holiday Wine Tasting, where you can meet representatives from city and suburban synagogues and receive free or discounted High Holiday tickets. Enjoy a wine tasting and light hors d'oeuvres (dietary laws observed). This event is co-sponsored by AEPi Alumni of Philadelphia, American Jewish Committee (AJC), Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Be Good Worldwide, Chevra, Golden Slipper,…

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A Midsummer’s Eve Celebrating Life, Love, and Lenny

August 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
$40
Leonard Bernstein poster that says #Phillyloveslenny

Join the Young Friends of NMAJH as we gather for our annual summer party! This year we are celebrating Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday (on his actual birthday) with a night full of music, dancing, and a special late night view the special exhibition Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music. Drinks and dessert included with your ticket. Stay tuned for more details... $40/$30 for Young Friends Members $60 Individual/$100 Dual Young Friends Membership & Event Ticket Package For more info, visit https://www.nmajh.org/youngfriends/

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November 2018

SAMMY DAVIS, JR.: I’VE GOTTA BE ME

November 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$7 – $15

SAMMY DAVIS, JR.: I'VE GOTTA BE ME | Presented by the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Getting beyond his affiliation with the Rat Pack, director Samuel D. Pollard’s intimate portrait of Sammy Davis, Jr. paints a vivid picture of a child prodigy, world-class entertainer, and civil rights activist. Having achieved stardom during a period of American history fraught with racial barriers, the effervescent, tap-dancing icon, known for hits like “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Gotta Be Me,” struggled against prejudice…

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WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY

November 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$7 – $15

WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY | Presented by the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival In this powerful documentary from acclaimed director Roberta Grossman (Hava Nagila: The Movie) and executive producer Nancy Spielberg (Above and Beyond), a group of Jewish intellectuals led by historian and activist Emanuel Ringelblum (voiced by Adrien Brody) realize that if they should perish in the Holocaust, only the Nazis’ side of the story would prevail. Determined to keep the truth of their struggle from dying with…

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Curated Cocktails

November 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Free – $12

Young Friends Curated Cocktails: Rube Goldberg Edition Explore our special exhibition, The Art of Rube Goldberg after-hours. We'll provide the exclusive content, snacks, and beverages, and you provide the conversation. A NMAJH Curator will lead a brief talk. Free for Young Friends of NMAJH Members / $12 for Non-members In Partnership with the Emerging Leaders Circle of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

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HEATHER BOOTH: CHANGING THE WORLD

November 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$7 – $15

HEATHER BOOTH: CHANGING THE WORLD | Presented by the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival From her early influences growing up on an Israeli kibbutz to her first experiences as a Civil Rights activist in Mississippi at the age of 18, Heather Booth spent the next five decades of her prolific career as a political organizer, educator, and leader of the progressive movement. Though Heather may have accomplished some of her best work in the shadows – including her founding of…

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Chanukah Party & Annual Meeting

November 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Please join us as we present the Honorable Sandra Mazer Moss with the “Benjamin F. Levy Community Service Award.” The award, established in 2001 to honor the life of Benjamin F Levy (z’l), provides recognition to an individual who is a member of the bench or bar and has demonstrated a sustained commitment to serving the legal and broader community. Our Society benefited from Levy’s tireless commitment and he is remembered as a leader whose efforts contributed to the creation…

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December 2018

Sensory Friendly Day

December 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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On Sunday, December 2 from 12-4pm, NMAJH will offer a custom-designed self-guided sensory friendly experience. Tour participants will experience a modified, sensory-friendly version of the Museum's Core exhibition and the special exhibition The Art of Rube Goldberg featuring lowered sounds, a quiet area to use as a cool-down space, sensory friendly backpacks, and more. This event is a part of the Museum's accessibility programs to help those with autism and other special needs explore the Museum in a way that…

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January 2019

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me | Encore Screening!

January 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at Fall Fest, we couldn’t be happier bringing this charming doc back to the big screen! A self-made success, it was Sammy Davis, Jr.’s extraordinary talent and resilience that propelled him to the top and established him as the musical legend we know today. Featuring fabulous interviews with Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, and Norman Lear, and a generous selection of archival clips highlighting Davis’ show-stopping performances, SAMMY DAVIS, JR.: I’VE GOTTA BE…

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Winter Hunt | Encore Screening!

January 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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One of the highest-rated narratives from Fall Fest is back! Don’t miss this absolutely gripping thriller. Anchored by powerhouse performances, WINTER HUNT is filled with shocking revelations that will keep you on the edge of your seat. This Hitchcockian tale of suspense follows a young woman bent on revenge who visits an isolated German estate where an elderly ex-Nazi guard and his daughter reside. https://www.facebook.com/events/271431593521730/

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Box for Life | Encore Screening!

January 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Experience the unbelievable life of the late great Noah Klieger in BOX FOR LIFE, one of the most talked-about, highest-rated docs from Fall Fest. In this passionate and affecting documentary, Noah recounts his experiences during the Holocaust — from courageously smuggling Jewish children to safety in Switzerland to surviving Auschwitz with the help of some world champion boxers. Equally impressive are Klieger’s roles in organizing Exodus 1947, fighting in the 1948 Israeli War of Independence, and his coverage of the…

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Shoelaces | Encore Screening!

January 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Don’t miss an encore screening of one of our most beloved narrative films from Fall Fest! Thoughtful, poignant, and unexpectedly funny, SHOELACES explores the complex dynamics of adult parent-child relationships through the delicate lens of its special-needs hero.  

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Family Papers: A Sephardi Journey through the Twentieth Century

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Why does a family save its papers? What do we preserve and what does it mean to those who find it? Professor Stein meditates on these questions whilst undertaking a voyage through the intertwined histories of Sephardi Jewry and the twentieth century. Her presentation will follow the history of a single family from Ottoman Salonica across Europe, the Americas, and beyond, reflecting on how an archive knit the family together through a time of stunning tumult. With Sarah Abrevaya Stein,…

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February 2019

Things We Do for Love: Screening of TO DUST

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$10 – $15

Shmuel (Géza Röhrig), a recently widowed Hasidic cantor, can’t stop worrying about his wife, even after she’s been buried. While the rest of his community urges him to move on, his two young sons believe that Shmuel’s odd behavior may mean that their father has been possessed by a dybbuk. Breaking his own religious customs, Shmuel approaches a bungling science teacher, Albert (Matthew Broderick), to help him understand the process of decomposition and hopefully put a stop to the nightmares…

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Film Screening: To Dust

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$10 – $15

Shmuel (Géza Röhrig, Son of Saul), a recently widowed Hasidic cantor, can't stop worrying about his wife, even after she's been buried. Breaking his own religious customs, Shmuel approaches Albert (Matthew Broderick, Election), a bungling high school science teacher, to help him understand the process of decomposition and hopefully put an end to the nightmares he keeps having. Reluctant at first, Albert soon gives in to Shmuel and the two embark on a series of misadventures and outrageous experiments to…

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From Page to Screen: Screening of THE CHOSEN

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$15 – $30

THE CHOSEN is a 1981 drama based on the best-selling book of the same name by Chaim Potok. Set in Brooklyn in 1944, two Jewish boys become unlikely friends. Danny Saunders is a traditional Orthodox kid, spending his days amidst his Hasidic community and answering to his Rebbe father, while Reuven Malter is a middle-class Modern Orthodox Jewish teenager, the son of a liberal college professor and dedicated Zionist. The issues of tradition, parental expectations, and the formation of Israel…

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From Page to Screen: Screening of The Chosen

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Starring Oscar winners Maximilian Schell and Rod Steiger, THE CHOSEN will screen on what would have been author Chaim Potok’s 90th birthday. The film will feature a Q&A with his daughter, author Rena Potok, and award-winning director Jeremy Kagan (via Skype). It will also be followed by a book signing and complimentary reception. THE CHOSEN is a 1981 drama based on the best-selling book of the same name by Potok. Set in Brooklyn in 1944, two Jewish boys become unlikely…

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March 2019

The Monte Carlo Masquerade

March 20 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Fourth Annual Premier Purim Masquerade Epic Bash, Concert & Monte Carlo Casino Live Music Featuring The Underground Sensation: Lost & Found W/ The Chevra's Rock House Band Aryeh Shalom, J-Baum, & The Mystic Mayhem *Open Bar & Cocktails *Monte Carlo Casino (Blackjack, Roulette, Craps & Poker) All proceeds to support Chevra educational engagement *Casino Prize Packages *Black Tie Optional (Tuxedos & Gowns) W/Masquerade Masks Or Costumes *Optional Megillah Readings Bring a noisy boxed food for your grogger to The Chevra…

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Redemption | Lindy CineMondays 2019 Opening Night Film! #1

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Menachem (Moshe Folkenflik), a devout, middle-aged single father, used to be the lead singer of a popular Israeli rock band. Leaving it all behind to pursue a pious life, he never imagined he would be getting the band back together to play the Jewish wedding circuit — especially not as a means of funding his seven-year-old daughter’s expensive cancer treatments. For Menachem, there is nothing like playing music again, and for a moment, talk of a reunion tour doesn’t sound…

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REDEMPTION | GPJFF Lindy CineMondays Opening Night Film!

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
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The Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF) presents its annual, newly titled Lindy CineMondays 2019! This six-week series kicks off with REDEMPTION, an award-winning film from Israel. With its rousing musical performances and emotionally honest screenplay, REDEMPTION is a powerful return to form for two of Israel’s foremost filmmakers, Joseph Madmony (Restoration) and Boaz Yehonatan Yacov. Lindy CineMondays 2019 will run every Monday night from March 25 - May 6 (excluding the week of Pesach).

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Redemption | Lindy CineMondays 2019 Opening Night Film! #2

March 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Menachem (Moshe Folkenflik), a devout, middle-aged single father, used to be the lead singer of a popular Israeli rock band. Leaving it all behind to pursue a pious life, he never imagined he would be getting the band back together to play the Jewish wedding circuit — especially not as a means of funding his seven-year-old daughter’s expensive cancer treatments. For Menachem, there is nothing like playing music again, and for a moment, talk of a reunion tour doesn’t sound…

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REDEMPTION | GPJFF Lindy CineMondays Opening Night Film!

March 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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The Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF) presents its annual, newly titled Lindy CineMondays 2019! This six-week series kicks off with REDEMPTION, an award-winning film from Israel. With its rousing musical performances and emotionally honest screenplay, REDEMPTION is a powerful return to form for two of Israel’s foremost filmmakers, Joseph Madmony (Restoration) and Boaz Yehonatan Yacov. Lindy CineMondays 2019 will run every Monday night from March 25 - May 6 (excluding the week of Pesach).

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April 2019

LEONA | GPJFF Lindy CineMondays Screening

April 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$7 – $15

Najan González Norvind was awarded Best Actress at the Morelia International Film Festival for her delicate portrayal of Ariela, a twenty-something street artist from Mexico City who finds herself torn between her responsibilities to her Syrian-Jewish family and her commitment to her non-Jewish Mexican boyfriend. LEONA is one of six films that will screen in Lindy CineMondays 2019. March 25 - May 6 (excluding the week of Pesach)

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Tribe 12 Goes to the Movies

Tribe 12 Goes to the Movies

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Monday? Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn. Add a little culture and class (You don't understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender!) to your week by starting Monday night off right: with cocktails and cinema!   Join us at NMAJH (National Museum of American Jewish History) as we partner with the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival for a festive happy hour and special movie screening. Tribe 12 members get discounted tickets- here’s looking at you,…

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LEONA | GPJFF Lindy CineMondays Screening

April 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm

National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$7 – $15

Najan González Norvind was awarded Best Actress at the Morelia International Film Festival for her delicate portrayal of Ariela, a twenty-something street artist from Mexico City who finds herself torn between her responsibilities to her Syrian-Jewish family and her commitment to her non-Jewish Mexican boyfriend. LEONA is one of six films that will screen in Lindy CineMondays 2019. March 25 - May 6 (excluding the week of Pesach)

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Schmooze & Blues 2019

April 3 @ 6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Happy Hour & Dinner :: Live Music :: Wit & Wisdom Join us for a special evening filled w/ Dinner & Drinks, Live Music, and Wit & Wisdom! One of the most popular speakers in the Jewish world is coming back to town: the "HOLLYWOOD RABBI": BENTZY KLATZKO*! -- 6:45pm: Live Music, Dinner & Drinks (Open Bar) -- 7:45pm: Feature Presentation by the "Hollywood Rabbi": R. Bentzy Klatzko on “Judaism is Not a Religion -- It's a ... ?!" --…

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America’s Israel Policy: Next Voices

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Free

In the last decade, new voices have emerged at the forefront of discussions and debate on US-Israel policy—voices that are shaping conversations on college campuses and marching in the streets. In this lively discussion, students and recent grads join policy experts for a discussion on the present and future of US foreign policy in the Middle East (including Israel and Iran), what matters to young American Jews, and what’s at stake on all sides. Journalist Laura E. Adkins, opinion editor…

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May 2019

Yom HaShoah Commemoration: Why The Jews: Anti-Semitism, Jewish Survival and Mysteries of History

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$5 – $10

Nationally acclaimed Art Exhibit "Black is a Color" and presentations on "Why the Jews: Anti-Semitism, Jewish Survival & Mysteries of History" 6:15pm: Exhibit Open w/ Dinner & Drinks (Open Bar) 7:15pm: Feature Presentations with featured artist and son of a survivor, Stan Lebovic, and the renowned Rabbi Eliyahu Bergstein

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July 2019

YJLC Meetup: Jewish Museum, Pizza, & Beer

July 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
Free

After-work meetup at the National Museum of Jewish American History (currently with free admission). Afterwards, there will be beer and pizza in Fishtown (address will be provided after registration). Contact the organizers for more information!

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