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Art

  • 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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  • 63 women join for communal Rosh Chodesh Iyar art project

    By jwadmin on May 25, 2016
    Working together to create communal ties and to create art, 63 women from Schenectady and Southern Saratoga gathered on Rosh Chodesh Iyar, May 9, at a joint program held at Temple Gates of Heaven in Schenectady. The gathering was co-sponsored by Congregations Agudat Achim, Beth Israel, Beth Shalom and Gates of Heaven. The women learned about the month of Iyar […]
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