• CURATOR’S TOUR: Lost & Found – A Family Photo Album

    Monday, November 12, 2018, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Rosenberg & Winnick Galleries

    Join curator Jacob Wisse on a tour of the exhibition Lost & Found exploring the remarkable story of a pre-War family photo album that was owned by a woman who was deported from the Kovno Ghetto in 1943. Prior to her deportation, she smuggled the album to a non-Jewish …

  • WORKSHOP: Art and Augmented Reality with artist Yona Verwer

    Sunday, November 18, 2018, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Discovery Room

    Learn the creative potential of augmented reality. Bring copies of personal photographs, videos, or texts, and your smartphone or tablet. Create a work using paints, pastels, or markers and learn the technology of embedding images that are visible only when focusing o…

  • LECTURE: What Did the Ten Commandments Look Like? Depictions in Text and in Art from the Bible to Rembrandt

    Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Kovno Room

    Professor Jordan S. Penkower (Zalman Shamir Bible Department at Bar-Ilan University) will review the history of the Tablets of the Covenant and the Ten Commandments inscribed thereon, from the Bible through the Middle Ages, in both Jewish and Christian Art. Included i…

  • CURATOR’S TOUR: Hey, Wow! The Art of Oded Halahmy

    Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Selz Foundation Gallery

    Join curator Audra Lambert on a tour of Yeshiva University Museum’s exhibition Hey, Wow! The Art of Oded Halahmy, featuring lyrical sculptures and painted reliefs that reflect the rich, complex history of Jewish heritage in Babylonia. Celebrating the notion of homelan…

  • CURATOR’S TOUR: Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War

    Monday, December 3, 2018, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Popper Gallery

    Join us on a tour of Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War, illuminating the organized rescue efforts that brought thousands of children from Nazi Europe to Great Britain in the late 1930s. Explore the children’s difficult and often heartbreaking jo…

  • CONCERT: MusicTalks-Hanukkah Concert for Families

    Sunday, December 9, 2018, 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
    Leo and Julia Forchheimer Auditorium

    Join cellist Elad Kabillio and an ensemble of musicians from MusicTalks as they present a family-friendly send-off to Hanukkah. Hear stories and songs inspired by the Festival of Lights, across different cultures and musical styles; from Klezmer and Ladino to classica…

  • CONFERENCE: The displacement of Jewish Communal Life in Islamic Lands and Cultural Reconstruction in Israel

    Monday, December 10, 2018, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
    Leo and Julia Forchheimer Auditorium

    Scholars from Israel, the US, and Canada will explore the history and culture of the Jews from Islamic lands, their displacement and resettlement in Israel. Topics include: Jewish communal life, rabbis and religious life, and cultural institutions and the responses of…