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Ansche Chesed

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251 West 100th
New York, NY 10025 United States

Past Events

May 2016

Sun, May 22, 2016
4:00 PM
Ansche Chesed
$10 – $20

Interfaith/Interface: A Musical Collaboration Inspired By The Psalms

This concert will feature one of the today's most compelling and unusual ensembles, The Afro-Semitic Experience, dedicated to merging the Jewish and Afro-diasporic melodies and grooves, combining the core concepts of àse and shalom - power, action, unity, and peace.  The group will be joined by Cantor Natasha J. Hirschhorn and Shirei Chesed Community Chorus with the musical settings of psalms from both Jewish and ecumenical perspectives, exploring a rich soundscape from classical to gospel to jazz and beyond.

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April 2017

Sun, April 23, 2017
6:00 PM
Ansche Chesed

Joe’s Violin: A Yom HaShoah Program

Join us for a screening of the Oscar Nominated Documentary Short Film Joe's Violin, followed by a Q & A with Brianna Perez and Joe Feingold, the two people who are the focus of this film. In the award-winning short documentary film Joe's Violin, a donated musical instrument forges an improbable friendship between 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Joe Feingold and 12-year-old Bronx school girl Brianna Perez, showing how the power of music can bring light in the darkest of times and how a small act…

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January 2020

Sat, January 25, 2020
5:45 PM
Ansche Chesed

Hearing Women’s Voices From the Shoah

Beginning with a performance of an excerpt of the play, Etty, adapted from the diaries of Dutch writer, Etty Hillesum and a look together at excerpts from Hillesum's and other testimonies, we can begin to uncover what women experienced under German occupation. Join us to think about how gender, age and family context shaped women's lives in flight, ghettos, concentration and death camps and in hiding. Our conversation will include talking about the process of performing Etty before so many…

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May 2022

Thu, May 5, 2022
1:30 PM
Ansche Chesed

HaTikvah in 2022: Reasons for Hope in 2022 – A Conversation with Masorti Rabbi Arie Hasit

Please join Rabbi Arie Hasit, of Mazkeret Batya, Israel, to hear about Zionism, pioneerism, and reasons why one Masorti (Conservative) rabbi is particularly optimistic about pluralistic Jewish life in Israel. Arie will be "Zooming in" from Israel. You can either join us via Zoom, or join us for a cup of coffee and Israeli treats at AC. Please RSVP if you plan to join in person.   JOIN US IN-PERSON AT AC or JOIN US VIA ZOOM Meeting ID: 810 3570 0434…

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