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The People vs Abraham accent
The People vs. Abraham
Nov 16, 2014
Pirke-Avot
Parental Wisdom
in an Era when Children Know it All
Jan 25, 2015
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Chavurot
Apr 20 & May 18 | Apr 21 & May 19 | Apr 15 & May 20
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The Hidden Children Book Reception
May 25, 2016
my promised land
My Promised Land
with Ari Shavit
Feb 4, 2015
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My Personal Theological Journey
Believing and its Tensions
May 3, 2015
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TIMELESS: Love, Morgenthau, and Me
Moderated by Dan Rather
Feb 11, 2015
where you go
Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be
With Frank Bruni and Abigail Pogrebin
Apr 29, 2015
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Israel Pre-Parade Rooftop Party
For Temple Members Only
May 31, 2015
cinema features
A Night of Israeli Cinema
Ma’aleh School of Television, Film & the Arts
Feb 12, 2015
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Havdalah
Guest Appearance by Idan Raichel
Apr 11, 2015
All The World
All the World: Universalism, Particularism and the High Holy Days
Sep 10, 2014
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For the Love of Shmear
Featuring Russ & Daughters
Feb 22, 2015
our class a reading featured
Our Class: A Play Reading
A play by Tadeusz Slobodzianek
Apr 13, 2015
Rabbi David Wolpe
DAVID: The Man Behind the Myth
Sep 16, 2014
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An Evening with Jeffrey Goldberg
2015 State of Anti-Semitism Lecture
Mar 9, 2015
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Maggie Anton: Enchantress
Apr 14, 2015
Freedom Song
Freedom Song: For Adults and Teens
Oct 19, 2014
original sin
The Bible’s Original Sin
with Judy Klitsner
Mar 18, 2015
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God, Faith & Identity from the Ashes
Apr 16, 2015
original sin
The Bible’s Original Sin
with Judy Klitsner
Mar 18, 2015
Rita Jahan Foruz
An Evening with Rita
Oct 23, 2014
bar mitzvah a history featured
Bar Mitzvah: A History
with Rabbi Michael Hilton
Mar 19, 2015
david and david feature
David and David
Dr. David Kraemer & David Wander
Apr 19, 2015
American Jews and Americas Game Book
American Jews & America’s Game
Oct 26, 2014
song of songs features
The Song of Songs
with Michael Fishbane
Mar 23, 2015
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The Chutzpah Imperative
with Rabbi Edward Feinstein
Apr 27, 2015
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21st-Century Homeland Security
Oct 29, 2014
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A Fire Burns in Kotsk
A Tale of Hasidism in the Kingdom
Mar 29, 2015
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Making David into Goliath
with Joshua Muravchik
May 6, 2015
Israel in the Eyes of the Media
Israel in the Eyes of the Media
Nov 5, 2014
from exile to washington
From Exile to Washington
with W. Michael Blumenthal
Mar 31, 2015
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25 Questions for a Jewish Mother
with Judy Gold
May 9, 2015
James Carville & Mary Matalin
An Evening with James Carville & Mary Matalin
2014 Midterm Elections: 12 Hours to Decide
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Jews and Genes
with Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff & Dr. Laurie Zoloth
May 12, 2015
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Rescuing the Evidence: Three Minutes in Poland
Annihilated by Nazis. Forgotten by cartographers. Immortalized by film.
Nov 12, 2014
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Letter from an Unknown Woman: Joseph’s Dream
Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg
May 14, 2015
The Lost Matriarch
The Lost Matriarch: Finding Leah in the Bible and Midrash
The Jewish Publication Society/ Skirball Author Series
Oct 30, 2014
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Exodus: What Really Happened?
Moderated by Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson
May 19, 2015
As a Driven Leaf
As a Driven Leaf: The Heresy of Rabbi Elisha Ben Abuyah
The Jewish Publication Society/ Skirball Author Series
Dec 18, 2014
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Keeping Faith in Rabbis: A Community Conversation
Moderated by Rabbi Hayim Herring
May 20, 2015
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Torah’s Light at Hanukkah
Keeping the Fires Burning
Dec 18, 2014
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The Heart of the Matter: Studies in Jewish Mysticism and Theology
Arthur Green
May 28, 2015
Israeli Cuisine feature
Israeli Cuisine
Nov 18, 2014
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The People Vs. Moses
with Alan Dershowitz & ABC's Dan Abrams
November 15, 2015
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Naming God
with Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman & Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson
Aug 20, 2015
Jewish Meaning in a World
Jewish Meaning in a World of Choice: Studies in Tradition and Modernity
The Jewish Publication Society/ Skirball Author Series
Nov 20, 2014
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Stecher & Horowitz
Young Artists' Piano Concerts
Jan 17 | Mar 13
3pm
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ELECTION 2016
David Axelrod and Karl Rove
Jan 20, 2016
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The Search for Israeli Cuisine
Film Premiere & Discussion
Feb 3, 2016
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An Evening with Photographer Frédéric Brenner
12 World-Class Photographers. One Country. Countless Perspectives.
Feb 4, 2016
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Noa (Achinoam Nini) in concert with Gil Dor
A Concert & Conversation
Feb 16, 2016
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Bo’i Kalah: Here Comes the Bride
Wedding Gowns Embroidering the Story of the Jewish People
Feb 17, 2016
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Critical Situations, Tough Decisions with Rabbi Daniel Goldfarb
Feb 21, 2016
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All About Hummus!
Feb 21, 2016
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Footnote: Film Screening & Discussion
Feb 25, 2016
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Books on Broadway: Tradition!
Mar 2, 2016
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Fiddler on the Roof: The Musical
Mar 6, 2016
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Communities of Character: A Conversation with David Brooks
Mar 7, 2016
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Dr. Donniel Hartman: The Hartman Manhattan Lecture Series
Mar 8, 2016
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Matchmaking: Live, Up-Close & Personal
For Jewish Singles ages 35 - 50
Mar 14, 2016
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Six Nights at the Museum
Mar 16-Jun 1
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Lord George Carey, former Archbishop of Canterbury
COMBATING HISTORY’S OLDEST HATE: A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE
Mar 29, 2016
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Faith in Crisis: When Bad Things Happen to Good People
Mar 30, 2016
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Meet the Author: Rabbi Harold Kushner
Classic Edition
Mar 31, 2016
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The Real Housewives of the Bible: A Special Series
9 Extraordinary Women, 9 Exceptional Teachers.
Apr 5, 2016
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James Snyder and the Israel Museum
Apr 11, 2016
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An Evening with Architect Daniel Libeskind
Master Plan Architect of the World Trade Center Site
Apr 7, 2016
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An Evening with Gloria Steinem
The Progression of Feminism: Where are we Going?
Apr 13, 2016
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Geto: The Historic Ghetto of Venice
500th Anniversary - Film Screening & Discussion
Apr 14, 2016
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A Day in the Catskills
Apr 17, 2016
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Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife
May 3, 2016
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Temple Emanu-El Goes to Cuba
Join us as we explore the road less traveled.
March 16-20, 2016
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Meet the Author: Anita Diamant
Classic Edition
May 18, 2016
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An Evening with Natan Sharansky
One of the Greatest Jewish Voices of our Generation
May 16, 2016
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Orchestra of St. Luke’s
An All-Vivaldi Program
May 23, 2016
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Lech Lecha: Becoming Abraham
with Dr. Avivah Zornberg
May 25, 2016
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Jazz on 5th
Jun 18, 2016
master chef
MASTER CHEF: THE CLASS
Oct 13 | Nov 10 | Dec 8
6:30pm
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STECHER AND HOROWITZ
YOUNG ARTIST PIANO CONCERTS
Sundays
Oct 18 | Dec 13
3pm
best boy
THE BEST BOY IN THE US OF AMERICA
with Dr. RON WOLFSON
Oct 20, 2015
all who go do not return
ALL WHO GO DO NOT RETURN
with SHULEM DEEN
Oct 22, 2015
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DELI MAN: MOVIE SCREENING AND CATERED LUNCH
by NYC DELIS
Oct 25, 2015
in search of god
IN SEARCH OF GOD
MANY NAMES. THREE EVENINGS. ONE RELATIONSHIP.
Oct 27, 28 & 29
7:00pm
the bds movement
THE BDS MOVEMENT
MYTHS, REALITIES & CONSEQUENCES
Nov 3, 2015
remembering rabin
REMEMBERING RABIN
Nov 4, 2015
an american in paris
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
MATINEE AND POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Nov 8, 2015
black lives matter
WHY #BLACKLIVESMATTER IS A JEWISH ISSUE
Nov 9, 2015
alexander gorlin meet the author
Kabbalah in Art & Architecture
with Alexander Gorlin
Nov 12, 2015
charlie mike
CHARLIE MIKE-A TRUE STORY OF WAR & FINDING THE WAY HOME
J.Klein
Nov 18, 2015
maimonides and the book that changed
MAIMONIDES AND THE BOOK THAT CHANGED JUDAISM
with MICAH GOODMAN
Nov 19, 2015
my favorite jewish book
MY FAVORITE JEWISH BOOK
Open to Temple Emanu-El members only
Jan 28, 6:30pm
exposing the darkness
EXPOSING THE DARKNESS
PHOTOGRAPHY IN CONFLICT ZONES
Dec 1, 2015
orchesta of st lukes
ORCHESTRA OF ST. LUKE’S
Dec 3, 2015
jeffrey gorsky meet the author
Exiles in Sepharad
with Jeffery Gorsky
Dec 17, 2015