Posts Tagged ‘Hebrew

Contemporary Israeli designer “Piece of History” have some cool collectible objects on sale now that are inventive twists on traditional concepts. Just in time for Hanukkah, the Special DIY Sevivon, which comes flat and is easily assembled into a real usable dreidel. The also have Kings porcelain figurines: The Kings of united monarchy of Israel […]

The second Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art (September 24 – November 5) will showcase the work of nearly 200 Israeli and international professional artists in 10 exhibitions hosted in seven city-center venues. Following the success of the inaugural Jerusalem Biennale in 2013, Biennale2015 will continue to explore the places where contemporary art meets the […]

CONSTRUCTING AND DECONSTRUCTING JEWISH ART is a three day conference covering many aspects of Jewish Visual Art from September 7th – 10th, 2015. Sessions include: “Expanding the Methodological Toolbox: Modern and Contemporary Contexts”, “The “Artless Jew” Discourse” and more. Get more information and view the full program at http://jart.biu.ac.il/en/JARTCONF#Program With fundamental shifts in culture, art […]

Time moves in circles, not only in lines. The Hebrew Circle Calendar offers a new old path for the Jewish year–new in its contemporary design. Download a sample of the month of Elul here. When we remember that every month is a full cycle of the moon, every year is a full cycle of the […]

It’s become a tradition: every year, a group of more than 40 Israeli artists comes together and creates a new haggadah. They follow only two rules: 1) Each artist creates only a single page 2) The artists must use the standard Haggadah text The result? A volume that entertains and surprises every time you turn […]

Photo credit: Gili Getz “Mother Tongue” is a collection of fine jewelry in Hebrew, Yiddish and Aramaic created by artist Yael Kanarek during her fellowship at LABA House of Study at the 14Y. Kanarek created the works inspired by texts from the Bible, Zohar, Lea Goldberg, Celia Dropkin and her grandmother. The works are created […]

by Leah Caroline Libi bamizrach vaanochi bsof maarav. “My heart is in the East, and I am at the ends of the West.” Yehuda Halevi (c. 1141) We are a people of memories; standing in one place and time, remembering another. We walk, we move- without and within ourselves. Jew York, showing at Untitled and […]

Founded in 2011, Be-Share-Et (pronounced Be-sheert) is a leather accessories collection which combines spirituality and high fashion. These products take their inspiration from Tefillin, the ritual leather straps and boxes traditionally worn in Judaism for morning prayers. For centuries Jews have adorned themselves with holy blessings using leather straps when praying. The ancient ritual has […]

By Saul Sudin Igaal Niddam’s Brothers opens on a beautiful field under a warm sun casting its rays down on a man and his herd of sheep. You can tell from this initial image how blessed the land is, and the shepherd, writing poetry in his journal, harkens back to biblical greats like King David. […]

By Eszter Margit The made for television short Chametz, directed by Alon Levi, won the Best Television Drama Film award at the Haifa International Film Festival in 2010. Chametz follows 15-year-old Ayala (Noa Kashi) as she returns from boarding school to help her mother (Reymond Amsalem) prepare for Passover. There she discovers the real reason […]


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