Posts Tagged ‘LA

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 […]

Jewish Art Now founders Elke and Saul Sudin presented “Jewish Art Now: Unifying Efforts For A Global Community” at the Conney Conference on Jewish Art 2015. In this presentation, they describe their journey in the contemporary arts scene, claiming what they call a Diverse Unapologetic Identity as their approach to being Jewish and Artists. The […]

by Avishay Artsy, for the Jewish Journal Over the past week, two graffiti artists have been applying layers of bright orange and blue paint to an outdoor wall of the Silverlake Independent JCC. Hillel Smith, a native Angeleno, and Itamar Paloge, a Tel Aviv-based artist, met a year ago through their shared interest in street […]

Members of the Tribe, aka, M.o.T.s is now having a clearance sale on all their innovative and clever apparel. All T-shirts are now priced at $10 and they make excellent gifts. The Los Angeles-based company pledges that 10% of all proceeds are given to tzedakah in accordance with Jewish tradition. Choose from classics like “Did […]

Lacey Schwartz, National Outreach Director / New York Regional Director for Be’Chol Lashon, an organization committed to raising awareness of the global diversity of Judaism, has just released her film ‘Little White Lie‘ to broader theaters after many successful festival appearances. The documentary tells Lacey’s own story of growing up in a typical upper-middle-class Jewish […]

Almost 200 pieces of art will be on display from Will Deutsch, Corrie Siegel and Hillel Smith! And while this isn’t happening at the official NCJW thrift store, we’re paying homage by creating a pop up thrift store right in the venue! That’s right! You’ll be able to purchase previously loved goods and art prints […]

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Side Street Projects: Star Tours: January 11, 2014 11am – 2pm On January 11 from 11 am to 2 pm Side Street Project visitors are invited to view the exhibition, learn micrography- an art form developed by 8th century Hebrew scribes that sculpts small text to form an image, and contribute to an artwork through […]

By Aaron Rosen for Hadassah Magazine On a sodden late autumn evening, I tromp through the byzantine streets of Spitalfields in the East End of London. A couple of wrong turns and drenched trouser legs later I find myself at the humble entrance to Sandys Row Synagogue, the oldest Ashkenazic synagogue in London. Sandys Row […]

by Jonathan Maseng for The Jewish art scene in Los Angeles is a small but vibrant community that spans generations, styles, and the full length and breadth of the city itself. Now, for the first time, three of L.A.’s preeminent Jewish institutions — Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), University of Southern California […]