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Objects Tell Stories: Hanukkah in the White House – The Jewish Museum

On the fourth night of Hanukkah, Jewish Museum curator Susan Braunstein recalls her visits to the White House Hanukkah celebrations to meet George W. Bush and Barack Obama: "Growing up in the wilds of East Flatbush in Brooklyn, where no famous people seemed to have ever lived, I nev...

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On the third night of Hanukkah, celebrate the miracle of the Jewish holiday with this dreidel in the Jewish Museum collection designed by Michael Berkowicz and Bonnie Srolovitz-Berkowicz. The four Hebrew letters stand for the phrase "a great miracle happened there." http://...

27th New York Jewish Film Festival Lineup Announced

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announce the lineup for the 27th New York Jewish Film Festival, presenting films from around the world that explore the diversity of Jewish experience, January 10-23, 2018:

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Born in Mexico City, Aliza Nisenbaum’s paintings mark those who are socially unmarked in society: immigrants. Tonight at 6:30 pm, join the artist for a conversation on Amedeo Modigliani and cultural appropriation with fellow artist Brendan Fernandes, moderated by Joshua Cohen, Assistant ...

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On the second night of Hanukkah, learn about the triumph of light over darkness with this Hanukkah lamp that depicts Judah Maccabee, the Jewish priest who led the revolt that brought about the liberation and rededication of the Jerusalem Temple:

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How do we read cultural appropriation in art? Tomorrow night at 6:30 pm, revisit the work of Amedeo Modigliani through a 21st-century lens of constructing identity at our artist talk with contemporary artists Brendan Fernandes and Aliza Nisenbaum, moderated by Joshua Cohen, Assistant Profe...

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Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, begins tonight at sundown. For eight nights, families around the world will light a candle to symbolically represent the triumph of light over darkness. The Jewish Museum holds the world's largest collection of Hanukkah lamps, with more than 1,000...

The Jewish Museum is with Ricardo Caballero.

The Best Art of 2017 according to The New York Times, including "some of the best recent signs that the future is female"—our exhibition on Florine Stettheimer:

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This Sunday at the Jewish Museum, celebrate the festival of lights as a family at our Hanukkah family day! Build a sculptural Hanukkah lamp with funky found objects, dance to the pop-rock tunes of Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights, and so much more. Free with Museum Admission and RSVP:...

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#TBT In 1907 Amedeo Modigliani met his close friend and patron Dr. Paul Alexandre, one year after the artist arrived in Paris. This photograph shows Alexandre (third from the left) moving paintings from a small artist colony on Rue du Delta. On the ground are two paintings by Modigliani: H...
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