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Jewish Heritage Mural of the Lower East Side

In 1972, the New York City Mayor John Lindsey’s administration’s administration funded CityArts, a longtime public art organization that paired professional artists and teenage students to create mosais and murals around New York City. CityArts partnered with Young Israel, a multi-cultural youth group of the Lower East Side, at the Educational Alliance, to…

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The Ghosts of the Yiddish Theatre

On December 23, 2015 it was melancholy experience to have watched The Golden Bride, a Yiddish operetta, performed by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, the world’s oldest Yiddish theatrical organization at the Museum of the Jewish Heritage in Battery Park.  When I saw “The Golden Bride” at the National…

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