Posts Tagged ‘Art History

By Saul Sudin | Tweet Percy Adlon & Felix Adlon, Austria/Germany, 2010; 97m Inexplicably the opening night film of this year’s New York Jewish Film Festival, Mahler on the Couch contains no Jewish content whatsoever beyond the tangential fact that its main character was in fact born Jewish and discarded his religion, something not even […]

By Richard Mcbee originally posted for the Jewish Press | Three Faiths: Judaism, Christianity, Islam currently at the New York Public Library at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, explores parallel and divergent trends in illuminated manuscripts and books, from the last 1500 years, which are in the Library’s vast permanent collection.  Most importantly, on the […]

Psalm 67

9, Dec 2010

According to tradition, when Moses received The Torah on Mount Sinai, the text of this Psalm was shown to him etched onto a seven branched Menorah with a golden base. Tradition also says that King David, who would later be credited with writing down the Psalms, was given the same vision.

By The Jewish Art Salon | November 29th, 2010 | Tweet Opening reception Dec. 5 from 4-6 p.m at the Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art. Artists examine what the Dura Europos artists did with subject, style, history, idea, underlying texts and their myriad commentaries and they provide their own 21st century interpretations. This includes depictions of […]

Menachem Wecker Posted Oct 27 2010 on the Jewish Press Art Through Time: A Global View A 13-part series produced by Thirteen (WNET) for Annenberg Media Premiered Oct. 10 Jill Peters (exec. producer), Suzanne Rose (series producer), Jennifer Hallam (managing editor, writer producer), and Eva Zelig, Arash Hoda and Gail Levin (producers) Jewish art […]