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Upcoming Events

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Hershey Felder Series

New York, NY
If the hyphen wasn’t technically invented for Hershey Felder, it might as well have been: This award-winning, box office record-breaking Canadian piano virtuoso-playwright-director-composer-producer-actor-recording artist ... read more

Gun Control: A Discussion

New York, NY
If the topic of gun control was polarizing before the 2016 election, it has reached the height of toxicity in the aftermath. How do we even begin to engage in a continued national conversation?

Orchestra of St. Luke's: Mozart

New York, NY
After the resounding success of last winter’s concert, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble returns to Temple Emanu-El. These world-renowned musicians will fill our historic sanctuary with rapturous sounds.

TRANSPARENT: An Evening with Jill Soloway

New York, NY
Transparent is a study in firsts: first show produced by Amazon to win any major award (let alone several), first show produced by a streaming media service to win a Golden Globe for Best Series—and, oh yes, first show to ... read more

The Medici Archive Project: Lecture Series

New York, NY
The archival collection of the Medici Grand Dukes, curated and published online by the Medici Archive Project (Florence, Italy), comprises over 6000 volumes, containing some three to four million letters from the Medici dy... read more

The Summer of Aviya: The Movie

New York, NY
Having played every role from streetwalker to saint over the course of six decades, and having racked up every conceivable award in the process—not least, the coveted Israel Prize—Gila Almagor is the reigning queen of Isra... read more

How the Six-Day War Changed the Jewish People

New York, NY
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War. The Jewish Week, the Shalom Hartman Institute and the Streicker Center are proud to host a wide-ranging discussion of the lead-up, combat and aftermath that changed ... read more

The Summer of Aviya: The Play

New York, NY
Having played every role from streetwalker to saint over the course of six decades, and having racked up every conceivable award in the process—not least, the coveted Israel Prize—Gila Almagor is the reigning queen of Isra... read more

Dr. Avivah Zornberg: Is Redemption Possible? Of Women and Mirrors

New York, NY
Join us for an evening with one of the most incisive and beloved Torah commentators of our day. Avivah Zornberg, a Glasgow-raised Cambridge PhD who has lived and lectured in Jerusalem for almost five decades, is known for ... read more

The Soul of the First Amendment: An Evening with Floyd Abrams

New York, NY
With the White House chief strategist bluntly telling the media to  “keep its mouth shut” and President Donald Trump accusing the New York Times of printing "fake news," America's most celebrated First Amendment attorney i... read more

Jazz on 5th

New York, NY
Join us for a summer soiree on the rooftop of Temple Emanu-El. Unwind with old friends, make new ones, nosh, have a cocktail—and soak up the singular pleasure that is outdoor jazz on a balmy Big Apple night.

Dudu Fisher in Concert

New York, NY
What do Israel and Les Misérables have in common? If nothing else, anthems immortalized by Dudu Fisher. The cantor turned Broadway star has performed stirring versions of both Hatikvah and Jean Valjean’s Who Am I, among co... read more
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Past Events

18 Jewish Holidays in 1 Night

18 Jewish Holidays in 1 Night

New York, NY
Abigail Pogrebin knew a lot about a lot of things, whether the news biz (she was a producer at 60 Minutes and PBS); the publishing world (she’s authored two books and a multitude of articles); or pop culture (she currently moderates the What Everyone’s Talking About interview series). Still, Pogr...
Thursday, April 27 2017 7:45 PM 9:15 PM

The Jews of Shanghai

The Jews of Shanghai

New York, NY
Though Shanghai had experienced Jewish immigration since the1800s—when both Baghdadi and Russian contingents established themselves there—not until the 1930s did the community swell into the tens of thousands. By then, Jews fleeing Nazi persecution and hardships had almost nowhere to go. But unli...
Wednesday, April 26 2017 6:30 PM 8:00 PM

Meet the Author - Naomi Ragen

Meet the Author - Naomi Ragen

New York, NY
Best-selling novelist Naomi Ragen will discuss her body of work from her earliest books, which focus on the lives of Haredi women, through her more recent novels, such as The Saturday Wife, about a rabbi’s wayward spouse; The Tenth Song, the story of a family shattered by accusations of terrorism...
Tuesday, April 25 2017 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

An Evening with Deborah Lipstadt

An Evening with Deborah Lipstadt

New York, NY
Raised in Queens, educated at City College and Brandeis, and—after a few West Coast teaching stints—hired by Emory University, Professor Deborah Lipstadt isn’t remotely British. So how did she wind up having to defend herself in a London courtroom after her seminal book, Denying the Holocaust: Th...
Thursday, April 20 2017 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Joan Nathan's King Solomon's Table

Joan Nathan's King Solomon's Table

New York, NY
King Solomon’s Table is being called the most ambitious work of Joan Nathan’s career. And that’s saying something, given the scope and success of her previous titles, which have won her everything from the IACP/Julia Child Cookbook of the Year Award to a place on the James Beard Foundation’s Who'...
Wednesday, April 19 2017 6:30 PM 8:00 PM

The Bible: The Greatest Stories Ever Told

The Bible: The Greatest Stories Ever Told

New York, NY
8 Extraordinary Stories, 8 Exceptional Teachers. $99 series/$25 individual class. Not for nothing is the Bible the best-selling book of all time. Love, desire, betrayal, sibling rivalry—it’s all writ large against a backdrop of burning bushes, splitting seas, and more transmogrify than you can...
Tue, Feb 14 2017 6:30 PM Tue, Apr 4 2017 8:00 PM

Sunday Seminar: The Hagaddah with Daniel Goldfarb

Sunday Seminar: The Hagaddah with Daniel Goldfarb

New York, NY
While the Seder remains Judaism’s most observed ritual, the Haggadah remains one of our most confounding texts. To the untrained eye, this ancient compendium is at best fascinatingly oblique—and at worst, an endless slog standing between us and dinner. But once you start unpacking the Haggadah, y...
Sunday, April 2 2017 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

Jews in Sports

Jews in Sports

New York, NY
From the Book of Judge’s Samson to the NBA’s Omri Casspi, Semitic strongmen have always had an air of the improbable about them. And yet, we’ve now seen Jewish World Series stars, NHL scoring leaders—even a pair of brothers in the NFL. So why does the myth of the Jewish athlete still fascinate us...
Thursday, March 30 2017 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Stecher & Horowitz - Young Artists' Piano Concerts

Stecher & Horowitz - Young Artists' Piano Concerts

New York, NY
January 15: Aristo Sham | March 19: Anna Han Temple Emanu-El is proud to announce two performances of piano phenoms - winners of the Stecher & Horowitz Foundation’s New York International Piano Competition. Recognized early by renowned piano masters, and nurtured and developed through mentorshi...
Sun, Jan 15 2017 3:00 PM Sun, Mar 19 2017 4:30 PM

The Jewish Response to Racism and Antisemitism

The Jewish Response to Racism and Antisemitism

New York, NY
The hard-fought 2016 presidential campaign laid bare a national divide on a wide range of policy concerns and has energized a dangerous segment of our populace whose hateful rhetoric advanced from the margins to the mainstream.  In response—and in light of the conversation we began last year abou...
Wednesday, March 15 2017 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Mailing Address

The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center 1 East 65th Street New York. NY 10065
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