Spotlight on SummerNights: Howard Fishman

Howard Fishman, acclaimed songwriter, guitarist and bandleader (and kickoff performer for The Jewish Museum’s 2012 SummerNights concert series), has been using his signature blend of styles to impress audiences around the world. Now, his five piece brass band is preparing to bring fun, unique sounds to the museum on Thursday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. [...]

For Tu B’Shevat: Seeing Jewish farming

The first almond tree blossoms in Israel are a sign that Jewish Earth Day is just around the corner. Environmental awareness and responsibility is the major theme in celebrating Tu B’Shevat, the holiday also known as the New Year for the trees, on February 8. Originally observed as a harvest festival, in ancient Israel Jews [...]

Opening Night of The 2012 New York Jewish Film Festival

The 21st annual New York Jewish Film Festival kicked off Tuesday night, Jan 10, with a special private opening event and screening of the film Mabul (The Flood) at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater. Jewish Museum Director Claudia Gould and Film Society of Lincoln Center Executive Director Rose Kuo officially opened [...]