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  • Powerful designs by the late Milton Glaser, graphic artist

    By Editor on July 17, 2020
    NEW YORK  CITY (JTA) – Milton Glaser, the godfather of modern graphic design who died on his 91st birthday on Friday, June 26, didn’t talk about his Jewish identity very often. But when he did, he made clear that his New York Jewish upbringing defined his artistic sensibility. Born to Hungarian immigrant parents, the lifelong New Yorker grew up in […]
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  • Book about Holocaust survivor’s life and art set as for Beth Emeth’s virtual discussion on July 16

    By Editor on July 8, 2020
    ALBANY–Congregation Beth Emeth will host a virtual meeting with author Jody Savin to discuss her book Stitched & Sewn – The Life-Saving Art of Holocaust Survivor, Trudie Strobel and to show attendees Strobel’s artwork on Thursday, July 16, from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. A child survivor of the Holocaust, Strobel settled in California, raised a family and never discussed the […]
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  • SJCC to feature exhibit of emigrants’ items

    By Editor on January 22, 2020
    SCHENECTADY – The Schenectady Jewish Community Center (SJCC) is seeking items to display in its February art exhibit. The theme for the exhibit will be “What They Brought With Them” and will feature items that have been brought to the United States by people and families from their native countries. The deadline to submit items for the exhibit is Friday, […]
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  • Hudson Valley artists selected for annual Fall for Art fund-raiser; Show set for The Chateau on Nov. 7

    By Editor on September 18, 2019
    KINGSTOWN–Fall for Art, an annual juried art show, sale and fund-raising cocktail reception, hosted by the Jewish Federation of Ulster County has been announced for Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5-8 p.m. at The Chateau, 240 Boulevard, Kingston. Selected area artists for the 23rd annual art show represent a range of artistic media (including: painting, pottery, photography, jewelry, fiber, glass, wood and mixed media) will […]
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  • Maimonides students note Yom HaShoah and Israel Independence Day with butterfly flag

    By Editor on June 5, 2019
    Maimonides Hebrew Day School’s art teacher Rivi Bahir recently worked with 36 of her students to create an Israeli flag made from 1,800 blue and white paper butterflies. The goal of the project was to note Yom Ha Shoah and Israel Independence Day. A poem written by a child in the Theresienstadt concentration camp  “I never saw another butterfly” was […]
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  • How a Guggenheim helped put modern Israeli art on the map

    By Editor on May 10, 2019
    By KAREN CHERNICK TEL AVIV (JTA) – In 1952, Israel had its third showing at the Venice Biennale, one of the world’s most prestigious art shows, with an exhibition of three painters — Reuven Rubin, Marcel Janco and Moshe Mokady. Israeli contemporary art is “as young as the new Jewish settlement,” wrote Eugene Kolb, director of the Tel Aviv Museum […]
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  • Hebrew Academy kids show their artworks at The Massry

    By Editor on May 8, 2019
    Students from Hebrew Academy of the Capital District held a Kindergarten through 8th grade art exhibit at The Massry Residence at  the Daughters of Sarah.  Several artists from the school have grandparents living at The Massry Residence, an assisted living residence in Albany“It was a very proud day for the student-artists to talk about their artwork with their grandparents and […]
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  • Artist Mordechai Rosenstein to present several art programs at Beth Emeth

    By Editor on April 3, 2019
    ALBANY–Artist Mordechai Rosenstein will be an ‘Artist in Residence’ with Congregation Beth Emeth from April 10 -13, and he and his art will be featured in a variety of programs for both adults and children. For the past four decades, Rosenstein has created Jewish art for people’s homes, synagogues and agencies. From his studio in Elkins Park, Penn., the artist […]
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  • “Pop Art Rabbi’ shows his art at Bethlehem Chabad

    By Editor on March 15, 2019
    By JEFFERY TORRES Yitzchok Moully spoke about his art shared examples of it and told how he gained the moniker “Pop Art Rabbi” at Bethlehem Chabad on Feb. 13. He is from Darwin, Australia, a place Down Under where there is no permanent Chabad Center. He was born to hippy parents who lived on a communal farm where a stream […]
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  • Art and the Purim story

    By Editor on March 14, 2019
    By Rabbi MENDEL RUBIN Just before Presidents’ Day, Maimonides Hebrew Day School sixth graders visited the Albany Institute of History and Art with their teacher Rabbi Mendel Rubin. The group was particularly interested in two exhibits: “Shadow Art” by Larry Kagan, and “Look Alikes” by Joan Steiner. The students were fascinated by these works and spent time carefully viewing each […]
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