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Russian and Eastern European Jewish Migration

The immigration of Jews from Russia and Eastern Europe between 1881 and the National Origins Act of 1924 brought timeless musical traditions and inspired new ones in America. Carnegie Hall’s exploration of this music includes ecstatic klezmer with the Andy Statman Trio, Michael Feinstein performing popular songs rooted in the Eastern-European tradition, and a revue celebrating the journey of Yiddish culture from the Old to New World.

This is one of many migrations that will be explored in a citywide festival that also features events beyond Carnegie Hall, including public programming, performances, exhibitions, events at partner organizations, and more. Explore the complete festival listings.

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Presented by YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Stories from the Archives: Jewish Immigration to America

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Free Event

Free Event

Presented by American Jewish Historical Society in partnership with YIVO and the Center for Jewish History

Happy Birthday, Molly!

Celebrating East and West and Other Migrating Identities
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Presented by YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Oh Mama, I'm in Love!

The Story of the Yiddish Stage
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Free Event

Free Event

Presented by YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

The Ruth Rubin Legacy: Online Archive of Yiddish Folksongs

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Free Event

Free Event

Presented by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

From the Yiddish Rialto to the Silver Screen

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CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Andy Statman Trio

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From $40 to $48

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From $40 to $48

Presented by Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History at New York University

A Brivele der Mamen

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Free Event

Free Event

Presented by New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Jerome Robbins's Poppa Piece

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Free Event

Free Event

CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Standard Time with Michael Feinstein

The Great American Jewish Songbook: Kern, Berlin, Arlen, Rodgers, and More
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Limited Availability.
Please call CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800.

Limited Availability.
Please call CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800.

Presented by Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History at New York University, in conjunction with the Center for Jewish History and the American Jewish Historical Society

Immigration Matters: Jews, Other Immigrants, and America

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Free Event

Free Event

Presented by Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University

The Book Smugglers

Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis with David E. Fishman
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Free Event

Free Event

Presented by YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

The Musical Legacy of Eastern European Jews

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CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

From Shtetl to Stage: A Celebration of Yiddish Music and Culture

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From $22.50 to $150

Get Tickets

From $22.50 to $150

Academy of American Poets
American Indian Community House
American Irish Historical Society
American Jewish Historical Society
American-Scottish Foundation
Americas Society
Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University
Association for Cultural Equity
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law
Center for Jewish History
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University
Centro Primo Levi
China Institute
Cinema Tropical
The Cupping Room Café
El Museo del Barrio
Fiona Ritchie Productions/The Thistle & Shamrock, National Public Radio
Flushing Town Hall
Gagosian Gallery
Glucksman Ireland House/The Center for Irish Studies, New York University
Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History, New York University
The Graduate Center, CUNY
Harlem One Stop/Harlem Cultural Collaborative
Harlem Stage
Immigration and Ethnic History Society
Indo-American Arts Council
Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies, Columbia University
Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Columbia University
Institute of Irish Studies, Fordham University
Irish Arts Center
Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University
Italian Cultural Institute
Japan Society
Jazzmobile
Jazz at Lincoln Center
The Jewish Museum
Jim Kempner Fine Art
The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, CUNY
Keyes Art Projects

 

Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Center for Arts and Culture, and the DREAMers Club at Hostos Community College, CUNY
Mark Borghi Fine Art
The Marshall Project
Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs
Museum of Chinese in America
The Museum of Modern Art
Museum of the City of New York
National Black Theatre, Inc.
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene
New York Academy of Medicine
New York Caledonian Club
NYC Tartan Week
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
New-York Historical Society
The New York Public Library
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Northern Ireland Bureau
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Origin Theatre Company
Oxford Cultural Collective
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Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Scotch-Irish Society of the United States of America
Scottish Government
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Statue of Liberty National Monument & Ellis Island
Studs Terkel Radio Archive
Sundaram Tagore Gallery
Tenement Museum
Ulster Historical Foundation
Ulster Scots Agency
Vietnam Heritage Center
Wellcome
WFMT Radio Network
What Moves You?
World Council of Peoples for the United Nations
Yiddish Book Center
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

 

Ford Foundation

Lead support for Migrations: The Making of America is provided by the Ford Foundation, The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund, and Igor Tulchinsky.

Howard Gilman Foundation

Additional support is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation, Dr. Lynne Harrison, and Anonymous (2).

National Endowment for the Arts

Public support is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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