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Coming to Our Community —Save the Dates!

David Broza

The Israeli singer and icon shares his inspiring East Jerusalem / West Jerusalem film, also singing with and for us.
New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford

  • Thursday, January 28, 7:00 PM

Vanessa Hidary, the Hebrew Mamita

A Sephardic Jew who grew up on Manhattan’s culturally diverse Upper West Side, Hidary shares her uniquely styled poetry in a solo performance.
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, 684 Purchase Street, New Bedford

  • Thursday, February 25, 7:00 PM

Tenement Museum and Katz’s Delicatessen

Experience the Jewish immigrant experience on the Lower East Side today.
Manhattan's Lower East Side

  • Sunday, April 10, day trip

New Bedford Joins the PJ Library!
Thanks to the generosity of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and a grant from the Jewish Federation's endowment,  thirty children 6 months to 7 years have already signed up and will  receive a gift of 12 FREE books/CDs of Jewish content.  To learn more or to sign up for PJ Library, visit or call Federation office. 

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Amir Cohen
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