TODAY: The Second Life of Czech Torah Scrolls


December 3, 2018 - January 4, 2019,

[3rd Floor] The exhibition, a series of illustrative panels, highlights the tradition of the Torah scroll and its place in the life of the synagogue. It also covers the fate of Torah...
Organized by: Society for the History of Czechoslovak Jews ,Jewish Museum in Prague, BBLA, Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

Adrienne Cooper Dreaming in Yiddish

memorial concert

December 26, 2018, 7:30 pm

[4th Floor] The 7th annual benefit concert celebrating Adrienne Cooper (1946-2011), a Yiddish singer and scholar who helped launch the revival of klezmer music and traditions worldwide,...
Organized by: GOH Productions, Yiddish New York, BBLA, SVU New York

Lukas Sommer Recital


January 14, 2019, 7:00 pm

[1st Floor] Lukas Sommer, Czech composer and guitarist, will perform his original guitar compositions. Sommer is a busy rising star of the European musical scene. His compositions are...
Organized by: SVU New York, Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York, BBLA



January 15, 2019, 7:00 pm

[1st Floor] A historical fim, which focuses on one of the crucial milestones of the modern Czechoslovak history – the self-immolation of Jan Palach. The plot line revolves around this...
Organized by: Czech Center NY

Inspired by Bohemia: A Musical Journey with Aeolus Quartet


January 27, 2019, 5:00 pm

[4th Floor] Aeolus Quartet curates and performs a program which features, at its core, Bohemian composer Heinrich Biber's Passacaglia, the last of his renowned 17th-century Rosary...
Organized by: DAHA, Musica Viva NY, BBLA