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Art

  • 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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  • Pepe the Frog’s creator kills off cartoon character turned hate meme

    By jwadmin on May 10, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –The creator of Pepe the Frog has killed off the online cartoon character, whose image was co-opted by anti-Semites and white nationalists associated with the “alt-right.” A Pepe cartoon released Saturday shows the Matt Furie character in an open casket being mourned by other characters from his “Boys’Club” strip that debuted online in 2005. The first […]
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  • Four hundred –year old megillah may be viewed on-line

    By jwadmin on March 8, 2017
    Israel Hayom/exclusive to JNS.org – As the Purim holiday approaches, the National Library of Israel has put a 400-year-old hand-illustrated copy of the Book of Esther on display. The scroll, dating back to the 1600s in Italy, will soon be uploaded to the national library’s website. The curator of the library’s Judaica collection, Dr. Yoel Finkelman, said the illustrations on the […]
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  • Neustadt to show artworks at Schenectady Center

    By jwadmin on March 3, 2017
    SCHENECTADY–Artist, author and speaker Leslie B. Neustadt will display her artwork in an exhibit entitled “About Face,” at the Schenectady Jewish Community Center, 2565 Balltown Rd., through Sunday, April 30.   An artist’s reception and interactive workshop will be held on Sunday, March 5, from 3 to 5 p.m. Attendees will be invited to explore the connection between image and the written word in […]
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