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Pieces of China: Lijia Zhang on the Chinese Missile Factory Where She Began

“Long live Chairman Mao” was the first English language sentence the Lijia Zhang ever learned. “Foreign language is a tool of class struggle” was the second. On January 27, the author of Socialism is Great and Lotus, will take us back in...

Echoes In Ink: A Liberation Day Reading Of Short Stories From The Holocaust

In the aftermath of the Holocaust, many Jewish writers turned to pen and paper to reckon with the enormity of their loss. The stories they...

Retirement A to Z: Financial Education Series for Adults

Wednesday Webinar. Eight-part series on retirement planning. These programs are designed to introduce you to the many possible sources of retirement...

Architecture Unbound: A Century of the Disruptive Avant-Garde

In Architecture Unbound noted architecture critic JOSEPH GIOVANNINI traces our current architecture landscape to the disruptive scientific advances...

Translating China: Stories of the Pathbreakers

China boasts of a 5000-year civilization, but for much of the past few millenniums, the country had been shrouded in mystery due in large part to its...

Nazis On Long Island: The Story Of Camp Siegfried

In 1936, the German-American Bund, a pro-Nazi group, was formed in the United States to advocate for policies beneficial to Germany. The Bund was...

Retirement A to Z: Financial Education Series for Adults

Wednesday Webinar. Eight-part series on retirement planning. These programs are designed to introduce you to the many possible sources of retirement...

Constructing Merdeka 118: World’s Second-Tallest Building

The Skyscraper Museum returns to its WORLD VIEW lecture series with a coda on the construction of the Merdeka 118 Tower in Kuala Lumpur. In December...

The Jewish Diaspora: Latin American Stories

Between 1880 and 1930, Latin America experienced its largest influx of Jewish immigration. These immigrants were fleeing the poverty and persecution...

RBG’s Brave And Brilliant Jewish Women

During the last year of her life, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sat down with Moment editor-in-chief Nadine Epstein to discuss the Jewish...