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Excavating the Old Jewish New York

Beginning November 9, the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life at New York University will host an exhibit of photographs by Forward contributor Julian Voloj, titled “Forgotten Heritage: Uncovering New York’s Hidden Jewish Past.” (The exhibit opens on Thursday with a reception celebrating the publication of PresenTense magazine, to which Voloj also contributes.) An immigrant from Muenster, Germany, Voloj sought out the city’s forgotten Jewish landmarks, from the Ten Commandments etched into the façade of a supermarket to a Star of David above the entrance of a Baptist church. For more information, please visit www.julianvoloj.com.

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