From Beame to Bloomberg: Jews in City Government
Jews have been living in New York City since 1653. Since then, they have contributed to the growth of the city's vibrancy and culture in myriad arenas. This course will profile Jewish politicians and their time in office, from New York's first Jewish mayor, Abraham Became, and the fiscal crisis of the 1970's to the economic recovery of the Koch era and the boom-times of Michael Bloomberg. You'll explore other prominent personalities and their careers including House of Representative members Bella Abzug and Elizabeth Holtzman, former Senator Jacob Javits, current Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and mayoral aspirant Ruth Messinger. Your knowledgeable guide Barry Feldman will lead discussions, enhanced by your own memories, opinions and participation.
Venue: Museum at Eldridge Street
12 Eldridge St Map
Brahms, Strauss, and Tania León at David Geffen Hall
Tue | 7:30 PM
Janine Jansen is the brilliant soloist in Brahms's Violin Concerto, a work of nearly symphonic proportions and technical fireworks in the last movement. Maestro van Zweden conducts ravishing melodies ...
Little Stranger at The Mercury Lounge
Tue | 9:30 pm
Age Limit: 21 and Over Born and raised in Philly and crash-landed in Charleston, John and Kevin Shields are the minds behind the quirky indie hip-hop group Little Stranger. Performing as a duo, Littl...
Paws to Read at American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog
Tue | 11AM — 12PM
NEW YORK THERAPY ANIMALS, INC. joins MOD for February's Paws to Read. Bring your child to the Museum for the opportunity to read aloud alongside therapy dog teams, encouraging young readers. ...