"'Hava Nagila': A Song for the People"

Museum of Jewish Heritage , Battery Park City Friday April 19 2013 10:00 - 15:00
"'Hava Nagila': A Song for the People"
Photograph: Courtesy David R. Marcus
Hava Nagila
You can hear it at every Jewish wedding or bar mitzvah, and it has been performed by artists ranging from Harry Belafonte to Bob Dylan—but not many people can pinpoint what exactly made "Hava Nagila" such a cultural staple. This interactive multimedia exhibit explores the history of the famous folk song with inventive displays, a documentary featuring celebrity interviews, and, of course, lots of music.


Venue name: Museum of Jewish Heritage
Address: 36 Battery Pl
New York

Cross street: at 1st Pl
Opening hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Sun 10am–5:45pm; Wed 10am–8pm; Fri 10am–5pm
Transport: Subway: 4, 5 to Bowling Green
Price: $12, seniors $10, students $7, members and children under 12 free
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