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Art

  • Maimonides students note Yom HaShoah and Israel Independence Day with butterfly flag

    By jwadmin 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 jwadmin 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 jwadmin 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 jwadmin 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 jwadmin 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 jwadmin 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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  • 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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