Traveling the Yiddishland: Hands-On Interactive Experience

Pick useful Yiddish phrases (so that your parent won’t understand you)! Have some bromfn (vodka) with traditional Ashkenazi food! Enjoy live music with unique footage of the Belarus shtetls! This project is made possible through a grant by the BluePrint Fellowship project of COJECO, funded by the UJA-Federation of New York and Genesis Philanthropy Group. […]

Celebrate Israel Parade

On 65th Anniversary of Israel, show your support for the country, join hundreds of Russian Jews represented by COJECO and other community groups: EZRA Olami, RJeneration, Metropolitan Russian-American Parent Association (MRAPA), Bukharian Jewish Congress of the USA and Canada, Gorski Jewish Community, Coordinating Council of Holocaust Survivor Organizations Meet up location – 55th St between […]

"Covers" by Lost & Found Project

The long-awaited debut is finally here! 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. “Covers” looks into family bonds, our choices, our definition of […]

Russian Jewish and Latin Jewish Diaspora Exchange

COJECO’s BluePrint Fellowship alumni join Ticún Brasil for an evening of cultural exchange: young professionals from Russian-speaking Jewish and South American Jewish community in New York get to know each other’s history, music, and food. With special guest, Gerard Edery (“master of Sephardic song“, The New York Times). Screening of the ‘History’s Ultimate Nomads’ – […]

Эмигранты 3.0, Arlekin Players Theatre New York Premiere

Immigrants 3.0, an Adaption of Israeli Playwright Ganna Slutski’s original work, “Not Far From God.” On the heals of their recently sold-out run in the Boston-area, The Arlekin Players Theatre returns to NYC and The JCC in Manhattan with the New York premiere of its latest production, Immigrants 3.0. Based on Ganna Slutski’s original play, […]

Lost & Found LAB

Presented by the Brownstone Russian Initiative and Folksbiene.RU During this captivating workshop, through a series of theatre improvisations, role games and scene creation process, you will take a closer look at your own family history, and explore the stories of the Russian Jewish heritage. Registration:

Roman Vishniac Rediscovered

Roman Vishniac Rediscovered brings together four decades of work by an extraordinarily versatile and innovative photographer for the first time. Vishniac (1897–1990) created the most widely recognized and reproduced photographic record of Jewish life in Eastern Europe between the two World Wars. These celebrated photographs were taken on assignment for the American Jewish Joint Distribution […]

Israel Film Center Festival

The Israel Film Center at The JCC in Manhattan presents its inaugural festival, celebrating Israel’s thriving film industry and promoting Israeli culture in America. The festival presents NY premieres of the latest and best films coming out of Israel. Enjoy a weeklong festival of film, conversations with actors and filmmakers, and special events at The […]

Psoy Korolenko KLEZBARD CABARET Pt.2

PSOY KLEZBARD CABARET @ BROWNSTONE CENTER продолжает свои концерты. В весеннем выпуске APRIL IS THE COOLEST MONTH старые и новые песни, переводы, римейки, на русском, идише, и других традиционных для Америки языках, в том числе французском и английском. PSOY KLEZBARD CABARET @ BROWNSTONE CENTER continues its concert program. Its spring issue APRIL IS THE COOLEST […]