An Evening with Ken Burns: Revisiting the Civil War Documentary Series 20 Years On
Sunday, April 14, 2013, 6:30 pm
Over the course of 5 days in September 1990, Americans were captivated by Ken Burns’s master history lesson on America’s bloodiest conflict. This program features the reflections of the filmmaker on the 150th anniversary of the war.
Tickets: $15 general, $10 CJH, AJHS and YUM members, seniors, students. For reservations, go to: www.smarttix.com or call 212-868-4444.
The Momenta Quartet
Monday, April 22, 2011, 7:30 pm
The Momenta Quartet, Bernice Diener Ensemble-in-Residence at Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University will perform a program of new and 20th-century music. Featuring guest pianist Molly Morkoski; music by Stefan Wolpe, Aaron Copland and Darius Milhaud; and new compositions by David Glaser and Timothy Beyer.
Tickets: $15 general, $10 CJH, AJHS and YUM members, seniors, students. For reservations, go to www.smarttix.com or call 212-868-4444.
Kaddish for Lincoln
Monday, April 29, 7:00 pm
In the days following Lincoln’s assassination, Jews in many synagogues uttered the traditional kaddish prayer of mourning for him - a remarkable tribute to a non-Jewish leader. Renowned Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer explores the 16th president’s relations with Jews during the war and Jews’ enduring fascination with Lincoln.Tickets: $15 general, $10 CJH, AJHS and YUM members, seniors, students. For reservations, go to: www.smarttix.com or call 212-868-4444.
CURATOR AND ARTISTS’ CONVERSATION: It’s a Thin Line: The Eruv and Jewish Community in New York and Beyond
Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 6:00 pm
Join curator Zachary Paul Levine and artists R. Justin Stewart and Elliott Malkin for a discussion-based tour on the role and value of art installation in Yeshiva University Museum’s eruv-themed exhibition.
Sisters in Arms: Jewish Women and the Civil WarMonday, May 6, 2013, 7:00 pmWhether as volunteers in hospitals, resisters of military occupation, or even spies, Jewish women played a prominent role in nearly all aspects of the war - some were also important memoirists of the conflict. Historians Pamela Nadell and Dale Rosengarten discuss this intriguing but little-known aspect of the war.Tickets: $15 general, $10 CJH, AJHS and YUM members, seniors, students. For reservations, go to: www.smarttix.com or call 212-868-4444.
Jewish Soldiers in the Civil War/Jews & the Battle of GettysburgMonday, June 3, 2013, 6:00 pm Historian and Civil War scholar John Sellers details a major new research project to identify the thousands of Jews who fought in America’s deadliest conflict (6-6:30pm). Followed by a panel discussion at 6:30pm on Jewish participation in the War’s most famous battle, with collector Robert D. Marcus, historian Lance Sussman and Gettysburg tour guide extraordinaire Gary Kross.
CURATOR’S TOUR: Passages Through the Fire: Jews and the Civil War
Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 6:00 pmFree; reservations required at email@example.com