The Roast of Israel @Standup NY

Message from ISRAMERICA & Artists4Israel: We lovingly roast Israel and mercilessly skewer its mindless critics. Too many people like to make uninformed attacks against Israel. We host the Roast to show just how silly they are and to point out some of the actually negative things about the country: the cab drivers, the tourists and […]

Marina Rubin's Stealing Cherries BOOK RELEASE CELEBRATION

Join Marina Rubin as she reads from her new book of flash fiction “Stealing Cherries.” Stories in 150 to 300 words, flash fiction is a new and exciting genre in these fast-paced times. Marina will delight you with endearing characters, tales of Russian-Jewish experience, full of humor, charm, wisdom and sensuality. Q&A, book signing, wine […]

Chagall: Love, War, and Exile

Chagall: Love, War, and Exile, for the first time in the U.S., explores a significant but neglected period in the artist’s career from the rise of fascism in the 1930s through 1948, years spent in Paris and then in exile to New York. Marc Chagall (1887–1985), one of the foremost modernists of the 20th century, […]

10th Annual Shashlik in the Sukkah

Celebrate the harvest festival of Sukkot in style with food, drink, and conversation in the JCC’s beautiful rooftop sukkah. Engage with other Russian-speakers over holiday rituals and the shared connection of eating in a temporary shelter, much as our ancestors did. Generation R programs are generously supported by the Genesis Philanthropy Group.

Brooklyn Sukkot Festival and Block Party

Food Trucks, Performances by Debbie Brukman and Golem, Bouncy House, Photo Booth, Arts and Crafts and Social Action Projects Visit our Community Sukkah Rain location – 274 Garfield Place RSVP’s appreciated

Zshuk Art Initiative Experiential Jewish Art & Culture Shabbat Class

Zshuk Art Initiative returns to Generation R with a special, semester-long experiential art program for children ages 8-12! Children will be introduced to the works of famous and emerging Jewish artists, learning techniques for collage, painting, printmaking, and sculpture, among others. The class will end with a celebration of Shabbat. Taught in Russian by a […]

"Covers" by Lost & Found Project – Second Run

Due to high demand we are glad to bring back “Covers” for it’s SECOND RUN! The National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene.RU presents: COVERS By The Lost & Found Project “Covers”, the second original production from the Lost & Found Project, is an interactive play that explores personal family stories about the Russian-Jewish identity experience. Under […]

BluePrint Fellowship Party

Meet, reunite, and mingle with the COJECO BluePrint Fellowship community! *If you’re interested in applying for the Fellowship or curious to meet the fellows *If you miss your BluePrint peers and want to catch up over drinks and music *If you’re interested in creating an Alumni Project with BluePrinters Then join us for the BluePrint […]

Klezmer Brunch

Kruzhok is having its first event “Бранч под музыку”, a fabulous brunch at City Winery, with a performance by Lisa Gutkin, a Grammy-winning artist, offering a vibrant blend of Jewish melodies, jazz, blues, and much more! A great event for your parents to hear wonderful music, socialize, and have brunch. Tickets can be purchased online.

Israel: A Home Movie

CREATED AND PRODUCED BY ARIK BERNSTEIN DIRECTED BY ELIAV LILTI Why is it that home-movie footage, usually taken at celebratory events (birthdays, weddings, bar mitzvahs, summer holidays, Christmas), may evoke profound sadness when viewed in retrospect.? Susan Sontag wrote brilliantly on the nature of photography: that it freezes a moment which is instantly no more, […]