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Anne Scher, Director of Communications
Molly Kurzius, Senior Publicist
Alex Wittenberg, Communications Coordinator

Recent News
MEL BOCHNER: STRONG LANGUAGE OPENS MAY 2, 2014
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MAJOR EXHIBITION OF GLOBAL 1960s SCULPTURE OPENS MARCH 14
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MASTERPIECES & CURIOSITIES: DIANE ARBUS'S JEWISH GIANT OPENS APRIL 11, 2014
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM ANNOUNCES NEW LINEUP FOR SIGHTS AND SOUNDS: GLOBAL FILM AND VIDEO
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STATEMENT REGARDING WISH YOU WERE HERE: FRANZ KAFKA
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EXPANDED NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY THE JEWISH MUSEUM & FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER, JAN 8-23. 2014
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ART SPIEGELMAN'S CO-MIX: A RETROSPECTIVE OPENS NOVEMBER 8, 2013
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CELEBRATE THANKSGIVUKKAH AND THE MENURKEY AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM
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MASTERPIECES & CURIOSITIES - NEW EXHIBITION SERIES EXPLORES WORKS FROM THE JEWISH MUSEUM
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CLAIRE FONTAINE LAUNCHES CONTEMPORARY ART SERIES IN MUSEUM LOBBY
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM TO PRESENT CHAGALL: LOVE, WAR, AND EXILE
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MULTIMEDIA INSTALLATION BY AVANT-GARDE FASHION COLLECTIVE THREEASFOUR OPENS SEPT 15 AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM
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ELAINE REICHEK: A POSTCOLONIAL KINDERHOOD REVISITED OPENS AUGUST 23, 2013
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THE 35TH ANNUAL MUSEUM MILE FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE JUNE 11, 2013
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JACK GOLDSTEIN × 10,000 OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2013
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM ACQUIRES RARE LATE 12TH-CENTURY BRONZE LION AQUAMANILE
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AS IT WERE … SO TO SPEAK: A MUSEUM COLLECTION IN DIALOGUE WITH BARBARA BLOOM OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013
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SIX THINGS: SAGMEISTER & WALSH OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM MARCH 15, 2013
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R. B. KITAJ: PERSONAL LIBRARY OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM APRIL 5, 2013
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM ANNOUNCES SPRING 2013 EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
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LA MAMA AND THE JEWISH MUSEUM PRESENT THE NOA ESHKOL CHAMBER DANCE GROUP IN ITS NEW YORK DEBUT FOR TWO MARCH PERFORMANCES
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THE 22ND ANNUAL NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
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SHARON LOCKHART | NOA ESHKOL OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM NOVEMBER 2, 2012
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM OFFERS DIGITAL VISITORS UNPRECEDENTED OPPORTUNITY TO VIEW RARE ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS FROM ENGLAND’S BODLEIAN LIBRARY AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY
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TREASURES FROM ENGLAND'S BODLEIAN LIBRARY AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 14
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ORI GERSHT: TWO VIDEOS - INSTALLATION OPENS OCTOBER 19 AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM
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STATEMENT REGARDING MARC ADELMAN WORK
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM INAUGURATES NEW EXHIBITION SERIES WITH
IZHAR PATKIN: THE MESSIAH’S GLASS ON SEPTEMBER 14
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ARTIST IZHAR PATKIN SPEAKS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM SEPTEMBER 27
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WORD SYMBOL SPACE - NEW INSTALLATION OF WORKS BY SIX CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS ADDED TO THE JEWISH MUSEUM’S PERMANENT EXHIBITION
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EDOUARD VUILLARD: A PAINTER AND HIS MUSES, 1890-1940 OPENS ON MAY 4TH
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KEHINDE WILEY/THE WORLD STAGE: ISRAEL OPENS ON MARCH 9
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EXHIBITION AND PROGRAMS LISTINGS - APRIL, MAY, JUNE 2012
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HANDPAINTED 20’ x 35’ WALLSCAPE PROMOTES NEW KEHINDE WILEY EXHIBITION AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM
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NO TREE NO BRANCH BY LAWRENCE WEINER ON VIEW AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM
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SANFORD BIGGERS AND JENNIFER ZACKIN: A SMALL WORLD...
VIDEO INSTALLATION OPENS MARCH 30
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ARTIST KEHINDE WILEY IN CONVERSATION WITH TODAY SHOW CONTRIBUTOR LOLA OGUNNAIKE AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM MARCH 15
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AFTER-HOURS EVENTS SERIES – THE WIND UP – CONTINUES WITH MUSIC PERFORMANCE BY KALKIDAN AND DJ SPOOKY AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM MARCH 8
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF ELLEN SALPETER AS DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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EXHIBITION AND PROGRAMS LISTINGS - JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH 2012
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THE 21ST ANNUAL NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
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COMPOSED: IDENTITY, POLITICS, SEX
New Installation of Works by Seven Contemporary Artists
Added to The Jewish Museum’s Permanent Exhibition
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SEE THE LIGHT(S): HANUKKAH 2011 AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM
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AN ARTIST REMEMBERS: HANUKKAH LAMPS SELECTED BY MAURICE SENDAK OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM ON DECEMBER 2
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THE RADICAL CAMERA: NEW YORK’S PHOTO LEAGUE, 1936 – 1951 OPENS ON NOVEMBER 4TH
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JEM COHEN: NYC WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
OPENS ON NOVEMBER 4TH
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THE SNOWY DAY AND THE ART OF EZRA JACK KEATS OPENS SEPTEMBER 9TH
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THE WIND UP NEW SERIES OF AFTER-HOURS EVENTS BEGINS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM NOVEMBER 10TH WITH THE CRAZY CAMERA BALL
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF CLAUDIA GOULD AS DIRECTOR
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FALL 2011 SEASON OF LIVELY FAMILY PROGRAMS
BEGINS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM
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EXHIBITION AND PROGRAMS LISTINGS - JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER 2011
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FINAL APPEARANCE OF MAIRA KALMAN IN HER POP UP STORE JULY 22 AND 24 AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM
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MICHAEL WINOGRAD TRIO PERFORMS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM’S SUMMERNIGHTS SERIES THURSDAY, JULY 28
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ROBERT A. PRUZAN ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM
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LIVING ROOM - INSTALLATION BY ARTIST MAYA ZACK EVOKING EVERYDAY LIFE IN 1930S BERLIN - OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM JULY 31
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SUMMERNIGHTS FIVE-CONCERT SERIES AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM BEGINS JULY 7
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COLLECTING MATISSE AND MODERN MASTERS: THE CONE SISTERS OF BALTIMORE PREMIERES AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM IN NEW YORK MAY 6
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MAIRA KALMAN: VARIOUS ILLUMINATIONS (OF A CRAZY WORLD) OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM ON FRIDAY, MARCH 11
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THE ART OF MATRIMONY: THIRTY SPLENDID MARRIAGE CONTRACTS FROM THE JEWISH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY LIBRARY OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM ON FRIDAY, MARCH 11
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM AND SELFHELP’S VIRTUAL SENIOR CENTER
OFFER NEW YORK’S FIRST INTERACTIVE CULTURE-TO-GO ART SERIES FOR HOMEBOUND SENIORS
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EXHIBITION AND PROGRAMS LISTINGS - APRIL, MAY, JUNE 2011
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JOAN ROSENBAUM TO RETIRE AS DIRECTOR OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM IN JUNE 2011
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THE LINE AND THE CIRCLE BY SHARONE LIFSCHITZ VIDEO INSTALLATION OPENS FEBRUARY 11
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EXHIBITION AND PROGRAMS LISTINGS - JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH 2011
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THE ANNUAL NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL MARKS ITS
20TH ANNIVERSARY AS NY’S PREEMINENT SHOWCASE FOR
WORLD CINEMA EXPLORING THE JEWISH EXPERIENCE
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THE NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH SPECIAL PROGRAMMING
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A HANUKKAH PROJECT: DANIEL LIBESKIND’S LINE OF FIRE OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM ON NOVEMBER 19
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HANUKKAH-RELATED WORKS ON VIEW AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM NOVEMBER 19
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LIGHT x EIGHT
HANUKKAH 2010 AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM
SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS AND PROGRAMS MARK THE HOLIDAY
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HOUDINI: ART AND MAGIC OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM ON OCTOBER 29
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SHIFTING THE GAZE: PAINTING AND FEMINISM OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM ON SEPTEMBER 12
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FISH FORMS: LAMPS BY FRANK GEHRY OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM ON AUGUST 29
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SHULIE: A FILM BY ELISABETH SUBRIN OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM SEPTEBMER 12
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EXHIBITION AND PROGRAMS LISTINGS - OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER 2010
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DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND TWO NEW CONCERTS ADDED TO THE JEWISH MUSEUM’S SUMMERNIGHTS SERIES THURSDAY, JULY 22 AND 29
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EXHIBITION AND PROGRAMS LISTINGS - JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER 2010
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SOUTH AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHS: DAVID GOLDBLATT OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM ON SUNDAY, MAY 2
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SOUTH AFRICAN PROJECTIONS: FILMS BY WILLIAM KENTRIDGE OPENS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM ON SUNDAY, MAY 2
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CURIOUS GEORGE SAVES THE DAY: THE ART OF MARGRET AND H. A. REY OPENS SUNDAY, MARCH 14
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MODERN ART, SACRED SPACE: MOTHERWELL, FERBER AND GOTTLIEB OPENS SUNDAY, MARCH 14
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THE MONAYER FAMILY: THREE VIDEOS BY DOR GUEZ
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DAVID GOLDBLATT IN CONVERSATION WITH JOSEPH LELYVELD AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM MAY 4
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EXHIBITION AND PROGRAMS LISTINGS - APRIL, MAY, JUNE 2010
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HE WAS LIKE ONE OF US: AMERICAN JEWRY AND THE IDEALIZATION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN - LECTURE AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM APRIL 22
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WHY THE DREYFUS AFFAIR MATTERS - LECTURE WITH LOUIS BEGLEY AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM APRIL 15
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DAVID GROVER WITH GROVER'S GANG - FAMILY PASSOVER CONCERT MARCH 28
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THE PAPER BAG PLAYERS PERFORM THE GREAT MUMMY ADVENTURE MARCH 21 AND APRIL 18
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FINAL WEEKS OF ALIAS MAN RAY: THE ART OF REINVENTION
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MAN RAY MONDAYS AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM
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EXHIBITION AND PROGRAMS LISTINGS - FEBRUARY, MARCH 2010
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DIRTY SOCK FUNTIME BAND PERFORMS FAMILY CONCERT FEBRUARY 28
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THE 19TH ANNUAL NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM RESTORES THURSDAY EVENING HOURS
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CINDY SHERMAN TO RECEIVE THE JEWISH MUSEUM'S MAN RAY AWARD
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ALIAS MAN RAY: THE ART OF REINVENTION
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REINVENTING RITUAL: CONTEMPORARY ART AND DESIGN FOR JEWISH LIFE
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM PRESENTS FIRST HENRY J. LEIR PRIZE AWARDED TO HONOR OUTSTANDING WORK OF ART THAT REINVENTS RITUAL FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
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TELEVISION AND RADIO PROGRAMS RELATED TO REINVENTING RITUAL EXHIBITION
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM SHOPS FEATURE WORKS BY ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS PRESENTED IN REINVENTING RITUAL: CONTEMPORARY ART AND DESIGN FOR JEWISH LIFE
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RITE NOW: SACRED AND SECULAR IN VIDEO
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM OFFERS A NEW ONLINE GUIDE TO HANUKKAH 2009
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ANNUAL FAMILY HANUKKAH PARTY TO BENEFIT THE JEWISH MUSEUM ON DECEMBER 15
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM RECEIVES $500,000 GRANT FROM THE LEONA M. AND HARRY B. HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST
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PANEL DISCUSSION ON DESIGN AND MODERN LIFE AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM ON OCTOBER 22
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EXHIBITION AND PROGRAMS LISTINGS - AUGUST, SEPTEMBER 2009
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FAMILY PROGRAMS LISTINGS - FALL 2009
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MUSIC FOR AARDVARKS AND OTHER MAMMALS CLASSES FOR TODDLERS - FALL 2009
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THEY CALLED ME MAYER JULY: PAINTED MEMORIES OF A JEWISH CHILDHOOD IN POLAND BEFORE THE HOLOCAUST
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EXHIBITION AND PROGRAM LISTINGS - MAY, JUNE 2009
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THE JEWISH MUSEUM LAUNCHES NEWLY REDESIGNED AND IMPROVED WEBSITE
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RECLAIMED: PAINTINGS FROM THE COLLECTION OF JACQUES GOUDSTIKKER
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THE DANUBE EXODUS: THE RIPPLING CURRENTS OF THE RIVER, BY PÉTER FORGÁCS AND THE LABYRINTH PROJECT
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EXHIBITION AND PROGRAM LISTINGS - FEBRUARY, MARCH, APRIL 2009
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THE 18TH NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
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