In the Land of the Shahs:
Jewish Lives in Persia/Iran
On View Until December 14th, 2015
The KHRCA unveils its newest original exhibition on the lives of Jews in Persia/Iran beginning in biblical times and extending through today. The exhibit focuses extensively on World War II, the golden period under the last Shah, the Islamic revolution, and recent struggles of Jews with antisemitism and Holocaust denial. We will hold a series of events in connection with this exhibit. Please click the link below for details.
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Persian Jewish Music
Thursday, October 15th at 6:30 PM
In celebration of the new KHRCA exhibit In the Land of the Shahs: Jewish Lives in Persia/Iran, join us as we welcome scholar Galeet Dardashti. Dr. Dardashti will discuss her research on the Judeo-Persian musical Tradition through recorded music, performance, and musical analysis.
Members of the public are welcome. There is no admission fee.
All group visits to the Harriet & Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center & Archives are by appointment only. Groups can be scheduled for Monday – Thursday from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Friday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM and on designated Sundays. To schedule a visit contact 718-281-5770. Read more