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Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited
The exhibition Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited is extended through winter 2017 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, located in Lower Manhattan at 36 Battery Place.
Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited is about the people and events that have sparked more than a century of debate. The exhibition recounts the momentous and tragic events surrounding the 1913 murder of 13-year-old Mary Phagan, a white Christian girl, and the lynching of Leo Frank two years later. Without drawing conclusions regarding Frank’s guilt or innocence, Seeking Justice invites visitors to explore the fascinating evidence surrounding Phagan’s murder and Frank’s
The Center for Jewish History will mark the 500th anniversary of the creation of the Venice ghetto in 1516 with a new exhibition that reveals the complex history of Jewish life in the Mediterranean world following the confinement of Venetian Jews to a walled-off section of their city. This unique assemblage of Italian materials – some of which date from the 16th century – opens a window onto intellectual and artistic achievement, Jewish practice and thought, enduring economic and cultural
OU Press, the publishing division of the Orthodox Union, announces the publication of The Concise Code of Jewish Law: A Guide to the Observance of Shabbat, published in conjunction with Maggid Books and Yeshiva University Press.
This volume on the laws of Shabbat is the first part of a landmark four-volume series covering all areas of practical halachah relevant today. Originally published a generation ago by Rabbi Gersion Appel, the Concise Code volume on Shabbat has now been revised and
On Monday June 4th almost 1,500 theater goers joined New York’s First Mother, Matilda Cuomo, former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell, Broadway regulars, Dame Hellen Mirren, Geraldine Hughes, Tyne Daly and Joel Zwick and family members of Irving Berlin to attend the New York premiere of “Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin,” at Town Hall in Manhattan.
Canadian actor Hershey Felder put on a one man show presenting the life and music of arguably the greatest Jewish songwriter of all time, Irving
P.S. Art 2016: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids, the annual juried exhibition of works of art in a variety of media created by public school students in New York City's five boroughs, will return to The Met Fifth Avenue this summer, from June 14 through October 23, 2016. The Museum will celebrate the artists with an opening ceremony for students, parents, and teachers at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, the evening of the City's annual Museum Mile Festival, after which the exhibition