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News from Beit Hatfutsot of America
LET MY PEOPLE GO: The Soviet Jewry Movement 1967-1989 has opened on October 12, 2013 at the Ben and Esther Rosenbloom JCC on the Weinberg Campus in Baltimore, Maryland.  The exhibit is a part of a community-wide celebration that was held at the Gordon Center.  The major program on the Soviet Jewry Movement included 13-year old Russian Jewish Musical prodigy, Ethan Bortnick. 
LIGHT and SHADOWS: The Story of Iranian Jews will open at the Center of Jewish History in New York on Sunday, November 17th.  A special reception in honor of the organizations and individual donors to the exhibit will be held on December 2, 2013, in conjunction with the December 3rd Beit Hatfutsot 35th Anniversary Gala.
The exhibit will run through April 27, 2014.  The exhibition was first displayed in the US at the Fowler Museum in Los Angeles.
The lead sponsor for the exhibition is the Y&S Nazarian Family Foundation.
The original presentation of the exhibition at Beit Hatfutsot as well as the New York display were made possible by generous gifts from The David Berg Foundation, the Diamond Charity Foundation, the Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York, UJA Federation of New York, the Global Mashadi Jewish Community and individual philanthropists from the Iranian Jewish community, as well as other Jewish communities.