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September 2018

September 27th, 2018 - December 31st, 2018

To the Letter Art Exhibition

The Gallery at Mayyim Hayyim

JArts and the Gallery@Mayyim Hayyim share a passion for presenting high quality art that inspires. This fall, we launch our new collaboration with a thought-provoking exhibition. To the Letter: Aleph - Z On display September 27 to December 31 Works by Ariel Burger & Matthew Carter The people of the book are also the people of the alphabets. From the very first scroll, Hebrew letters have been a source of scholarship, debate, and creativity. Roman letters have given shape to…

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November 2018

November 15th @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

SOLD OUT – WBUR On Tap: Jewish Cuisine


WBUR on Tap: Boston's Jewish Cuisine Part 2 of the Kitchen Exploration Series: Join WBUR reporter Shira Springer, Mamaleh's co-owner Rachel Miller Munzer, Boston University’s Met College Gastronomy Program Director Megan Elias, and JArts Executive Director Laura Mandel to explore the complex and delicious history of Jewish food in Boston. We will discuss Boston's Jewish markets and restaurants, explore local interpretations of contemporary Jewish food, and bring attention to the history of communities in transition. Food will be provided by…

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November 16th @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Yiddish Music Shabbat Dinner

Jewish Heritage Center @ NEHGS, Boston

TICKETS General Admission: $50 before Oct 1 / $55 from Oct 1 to November 11. No tickets available after November 11. Enjoy an intimate Shabbat dinner and conversation about the rich musical archives in the Center’s collection including papers from violinist Percy Brand and singer/playwright Mary Wolfman Epstein. We’ll then enjoy a few classic Yiddish songs by Cantor and Yiddish lover, Elana Rozenfeld. Kosher-style meal and wine included.   https://youtu.be/5-s6c_gmQmU

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December 2018

December 5th @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

5th Annual Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Don’t miss Boston’s most vibrant Hanukkah happening! Feel the energy as the MFA comes alive with music, art, crafts, and storytelling at this free night of fun for all ages. Dance to Jim Guttmann’s big band, Bessarabian Breakdown (with klezmer dance lessons), enjoy the Voice of the Turtle Duo’s timeless versions of ancient Sephardic folk songs, experience Yiddish infused opera performances by Anthony Mordechai Zvi Russell, listen to a performance by Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program, and hear stories by local  Moth…

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January 2019

January 28th, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

North End Kreplach and Ravioli Making

The Kitchen at Boston Public Market

  Part 3 of the Kitchen Exploration Series: Dig in and crimp kreplach with chefs Jim Solomon (formerly of The Fireplace) and Avery Perry (Art of Pasta) at this hands-on workshop. Learn to make kreplach and ravioli, the traditional filled dumplings of the Jewish and Italian families who were neighbors in the old North End. Explore the neighborhood’s history with North End tour guide Simona Gilman and hear from Inna Khitrik about her journey to becoming the Boston Public Market's…

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