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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

“Brooklyn: A Place of the Heart”: Using a variety of media, including slide shows, panel discussions, featured speakers and culinary traditions, the program gives participants an opportunity to immerse themselves in Brooklyn culture. Organized by the B’nai B’rith Klutznick Museum in co-sponsorship with the D.C. Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington. D.C. Jewish Community Center. May 2 from 1-5pm. (Contact t: 202 857 6583 or [email protected])

MARYLAND

Exhibition: Weaving Women’s Words; Baltimore Stories”: Artworks created by nationally known Jewish women artists in a variety of visual media are inspired by the life stories of 30 Jewish women from Baltimore interviewed by the Jewish Women’s Archive. The exhibition includes renowned photographer Joan Roth’s ethnographically rich photographic portraits of these women, who are part of a pivotal generation of Jewish women born in the early decades of the twentieth century. Opens March 28. Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street Baltimore, MD 21202 Hours: Sun, Tue, Wed & Thurs 12pm to 4pm (Contact 410-732-6400 e-mail [email protected] more info www.jhsm.org/html/exhibits_main.html)

MASSACHUSETTS

“Treasures of Americana”: A facsimile exhibit featuring prints from The Library’s Americana collections. This exhibit will illustrate the rich history of American Jewry through a diverse and rare collection of art. The original exhibit will be on display at JTS in May. May 5 – Eternal Light Tribute Dinner Hyatt Regency Cambridge Hotel Cambridge, MA. (Contact t: 212 280-6025 more info www.jtsa.edu/350/treasures.shtml.)

“We Lift our Lamp: Jewish Journeys to America and Today’s Immigrant Experience”: In honor of the 350th Anniversary of Jewish Immigration to North America. Featuring Karla Goldman (Jewish Women’s Archive), Yiddish Community Chorus of the Workmen’s Circle (Immigration stories in song) and Tekiah: A Jewish Call for Justice. Sponsored by: Jewish Community Relations Council, American Jewish Historical Society, Jewish Women’s Archive, Boston Workmen’s Circle and Tekiah. May 2 – Hebrew College is easily accessible by T (Green Line, Newton Centre stop) or car. The event is free and open to the public. (Contact American Jewish Historical Society t: 617 559-8880.)

NEW YORK

“New World—Old Books”: A Yeshiva University exhibit celebrating the 350th anniversary of Jewish immigration to America. Early American Jewish publications selected from the University’s rare collections. The Mendel Gottesman Library of Hebraica/Judaica houses one of the world’s great Judaic research collections. Its holdings are particularly strong in the fields of Rabbinics, Bible, Jewish history, Jewish philosophy and Hebrew language. The Library is located in the Mendel Gottesman Library Building at the University’s Main Center, 2520 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10033. The library is not open on Sat. Mar 1 – May 31. (Contact t: 212 960 5382 or more info www.yu.edu/libraries/mgl/index.html)

“Modern Immigration and Acculturation”: A talk by Professor Deborah Dash Moore, focusing on the immigrant experience as a turning point in modern Jewish history and the assimilation, of many Jewish people, from Eastern Europe to the West. Dr. Moore is professor of religion at Vassar College. 92ND STREET Y 1395 Lexington Avenue @ 92nd Street $20 Wed, May 19, 7:30 pm. (Contact Tickets & Information: 212 415 5500 / www.92y.org)

NEW JERSEY

“Treasures of Americana”: A facsimile exhibit featuring prints from The Library’s Americana collections. This exhibit will illustrate the rich history of American Jewry through a diverse and rare collection of art. The original exhibit will be on display at the Jewish Theological Seminary in May 2004. May 2 – New Jersey Regional Dinner Marriott Glenpointe Hotel Teaneck, NJ. (Contact t: 212 280 6025 more info www.jtsa.edu/350/treasures.shtml)

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