Arts + Culture

Through COVID to a Festival, the Story of “It Gets Bitter”

| FRI, MAY 20, 2022

At the 14Y, part of our mission is to creatively support and reflect Jewish values. One way we explore that is through LABA: A Laboratory of Jewish Culture that provides…

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First Annual Celebrate Arts Festival

| THU, MAY 12, 2022

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the inaugural Celebrate Arts festival, hosted across five Educational Alliance older adult sites throughout the month of May to celebrate Older Americans…

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Into the Night Until DAWN

| THU, MAY 06, 2021

This past year has been (a) _____ . I don’t know what pithy adjective or noun to place in the blank space, but whatever I would choose, it would be…

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Every Minute Matters

| MON, DEC 21, 2020

These days, when I watch a movie, or a video of a dance or theater piece, the first thing that strikes me is that I am watching a world from…

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Creating Something Truly Magical

| SUN, DEC 20, 2020

Hello 14Y community! I am so excited to say “hi” and to join the 14th Street Y Preschool team! My name is Ari and I am a painter, illustrator, and…

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LABA Arts + Culture presents: Clamor in the Desert (Kol Koreh Bamidbar)

| FRI, OCT 09, 2020

In 2020, COVID-19 arrived, which locked us all in our homes, in our cities and countries. In Argentina, where I live, even today, since March, it is not possible to…

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A Month of Our LGBTQ+ Heroes: Mabel Hampton, dancer, singer, activist

| MON, JUN 29, 2020

Since 2015, I have had the joy of working at Project ORE, inside of the Sirovich Community Center. I am surrounded by incredible older people every single day who have…

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A Month of Our LGBTQ+ Heroes: Indya Moore, actor, model, activist

| MON, JUN 22, 2020

The word pride invokes a different feeling in every person who hears it. For me, I used to think about the feelings I felt while I was coming out of the closet.…

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A Month of our LGBTQ+ Heroes: Bayard Rustin, pacifist and activist

| MON, JUN 01, 2020

In my early twenties, I was eager to talk about “gay marriage” with whomever I could.  It was that trigger that activated pain in my soul whenever the topic came…

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How Mimouna Can Provide an Antidote to Social Distancing

| SAT, APR 18, 2020

Mimouna is the traditional North African Jewish celebration of eating chametz to mark the end of Passover. Ophir Tal, Israeli Emissary on behalf of The UJA Federation to The 14th…

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