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November 2017
November 19th @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

POSTPONED – Robert Pinsky’s POEMJAZZ Brunch

City Winery – Boston

POSTPONED! November 17, 2017: We regret to announce that this event has been postponed due to ongoing construction at City Winery. The event will likely be rescheduled, date and location TBD. City Winery will be contacting all ticketholders regarding refunds or exchanges. We apologize for any inconvenience. _________________________________________________ Savor your Sunday with three-term U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky and POEMJAZZ, his innovative dialogue between poetry and music. Featuring Hankus Netsky (piano), and Stan Strickland (saxophone, flute), POEMJAZZ intertwines language and instruments,…

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November 29th @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Nathan Englander: Reading and Conversation

Temple Israel

Pulitzer prize finalist, best-selling short story writer, and New Yorker writer, Nathan Englander discusses his new novel, Dinner at the Center of the Earth - the story of Prisoner Z, an American Jewish boy who winds up a Mossad spy and later, a traitor to his adoptive country. It is a powerful, suspenseful dramatization of the anguished, violent division between Israelis and Palestinians, and the immense moral ambiguities haunting both sides. Conversation with WBUR’s Jessica Alpert. Dessert reception and book…

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December 2017
December 13th @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Don’t miss the fifth annual JArts and MFA Hanukkah Celebration open house. Hanukkah music and storytelling throughout the galleries, Judaica talks, art making and drawing, an interactive scavenger hunt, a celebratory community menorah lighting, and more. This year's performers include Ilene Stahl’s Klezperanto, Jeremiah Lockwood and Jewlia Eisenberg's Book of J, and Sarah Aroeste's special reading of her new Ladino book for children, Ora De Despertar (Time to Wake Up).  This event is presented by JArts in partnership with the…

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December 14th @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Book of J

The Burren

Fervor, faith and action! Book of J is where old-time religion meets radical politics: songs that started life in black and white religious communities and were later adopted by organizers for racial, economic and social justice. In the tradition of the Hebrew prophets, the songs ask for devotion and righteousness and offer power beyond what one still small voice can effect. Book of J features Jewlia Eisenberg (Charming Hostess) and Jeremiah Lockwood (Sway Machinery, Balkan Beat Box), two of the…

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December 18th @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

JArts™ TheaterWorks Presents: “Bar Mitzvah Boy”

Fenway Community Center, Boston

A non-observant Jew in his sixties (or older) decides he needs to have his Bar Mitzvah ASAP and finds his faith during classes with a Rabbi who’s losing hers. This is the premise of Canadian playwright Mark Leiren-Young's newest work, Bar Mitzvah Boy – to be produced in Spring 2018 as winner of the 2017 Jewish Plays Project. Get a taste of this cross generational tale, directed by Becky Price and featuring local professional actors. Special thanks to the Jewish…

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March 2018
March 11th, 2018

Beyond Bubbie’s Kitchen

Back Bay Events Center, Boston

Boston’s premier Jewish food celebration.

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