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Art

  • Attention Jewish artists ! The SJCC is looking for you!

    By jwadmin on February 6, 2019
    SCHENECTADY–The Schenectady Jewish Community Center (SJCC) located at 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady, is looking for artists to showcase their work at the Center as part of either the March/April exhibit featuring a Jewish theme and  or the May/June exhibit with an Israel theme focus. Deadlines to submit work for consideration in the March/April Jewish-themed exhibit is Feb. 25 and for […]
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  • Bethleham Chabad plans a reception for Rabbi/Artist Yitzchok Moully

    By jwadmin on January 29, 2019
    ALBANY–The public is invited hear Rabbi Yitzchok Moully speak and see his art at Bethlehem Chabad, 393 Delaware Ave., Delmar on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p. m. Bethlehem Chabad will host an evening of wine, art and cheese at a reception for Moully— “The PopArt Rabbi” Moully will share his life story. He is a conceptual artist whose work explores […]
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  • Reception for artist Amy Hauer at SJCC

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2019
    SCHENECTADY–The Schenectady Jewish Community Center will showcase the art of Amy Hauer in the Farber-Miness Lounge at the Center, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady through Feb. 15. Hauer is mixed media artist and abstract painter. She explores a variety of techniques and processes when creating her paintings. Some of her past work has been created using resin, acrylic fluid inks, tints […]
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  • “Through the Yiddish Looking Glass” exhibit  at Yiddish Book Center

    By jwadmin on June 20, 2018
    Illustrations offer a glimpse at an overlooked component of Yiddish literature AMHERST, Mass. – The visiting exhibit “Through the Yiddish Looking Glass: The Art of Yiddish Children’s Literature is on view at the Yiddish Book Center in the Center’s Brechner Gallery through the fall  of 2018. The exhibit features Yiddish children’s book illustrations, created by artists who often contributed their work to other […]
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  • Clifton Park JWC sets Dec. 18 program

    By jwadmin on November 29, 2017
    CLIFTON PARK–The Jewish Women’s Circle (JWC) of the Clifton Park Chabad will host a night out for women only at Arts & Glass at the Clifton Park Center at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec.18. Those in attendance will have an opportunity to create a glass-fused dish and also celebrate Chanukah . Hostesses for the event are Varda LeMonds, Erica Schumacher and Rochelle Treiber. […]
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  • Tanner artworks on display at the SJCC

    By jwadmin on November 15, 2017
    SCHENECTADY– The exhibit, “Faces and Other Spaces” by artist and craftswoman Marilyn Tanner continues at the Robert and Dorothy Ludwig Schenectady Jewish Community Center, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady through December 31 “Faces, human or otherwise, capture my imagination,” said Tanner.  “I collect and create them. I have eclectic tastes in art and design and my collection of oddities has inspired my own creative […]
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  • Tragedy and the Will to Live: The Obsessive Art of Charlotte Salomon

    By jwadmin on October 23, 2017
    By CATH POUND The New York Times The details of Charlotte Salomon’s extraordinary life tend to overshadow her work. Often likened to Anne Frank, the Jewish artist was shaped by the Nazis’ rise to power and by a suppressed family history of suicide, before her life was cut short at Auschwitz in 1943. She has inspired plays, an opera, a movie and an […]
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  • Seniors, SJCC tweens create peace murals: Community can help create more doves

    By jwadmin on September 20, 2017
    SCHENECTADY–Schenectady County-area seniors and Schenectady Jewish Community Center (SJCC) tweens came together to decorate dove cutouts to create two murals, one at the B’nai B’rith House and the other, at the SJCC. The mural projects were inspired by, and in solidarity with the “Wings for Peace” mural located at the Neve Eshkol Culture and Leisure Center in the Eshkol region […]
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  • L*E*V program to combine efforts of seniors and SJCC tween campers in mural project

    By jwadmin on July 19, 2017
    SCHENECTADY–Niskayuna-area seniors are invited to join Schenectady Jewish Community Center  tween campers in  decorate dove cut-outs to create murals at both B’nai B’rith and at the Schenectady JCC as part of the L*E*V monthly program on Monday, July 31, at 10:30 a.m. at B’nai B’rith House , 22 Knolls Rd.,  Niskayuna. The free JCC’s L*E*V program for July is inspired by the […]
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  • U.S. appeals court allows family to sue for Nazi-looted painting in Madrid museum

    By jwadmin on July 12, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The family of a Jewish woman who sold a valuable painting under duress while fleeing the Nazis can sue a museum in Madrid for its return, a U.S. federal appeals court ruled. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the family of Lilly Cassirer may sue the  Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid for […]
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