Museum Explores the Jewish Experience

Event: New York

Published November 06, 2007, issue of November 09, 2007.

The Museum of the City of New York presents a series of events in conjunction with the exhibition The Jewish Daily Forward: Embracing an Immigrant Community.

Ruth Westheimer will discuss the Bintel Brief, the Forward’s recently revived advice column, with Forward Web editor Daniel Treiman; Broadway producer Stewart Lane, New Yorker film critic David Denby, actress Tovah Feldshuh and others will explore the ways in which Jews have influenced Broadway and Hollywood; Joseph Berger will talk about his new book, “The World in a City” (please see book review on this page), and filmmaker Kate Feiffer (daughter of artist Jules) will attend a screening and lead a discussion on her documentary “Matzo & Mistletoe,” which examines American secular Judaism.

Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave. (at 103rd St.); Nov. 7-25; for further information, call the museum or visit its Web site. (212-534-1672, ext. 3395, or www.mcny.org)



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