Posts Tagged ‘Calligraphy

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 […]

June 30th-July 3rd, 2014 Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT Curated by Jewish Art Now Celebrate and participate in the vibrant infusion of creativity and artistic engagement in a diverse, eco-conscious Jewish community. ArtFest offers a wildly diverse array of opportunities to learn about, create, and engage with the emerging universe of Jewish […]

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By SUDINmag | Tweet Andy Abrams discusses his documentary that explores the current phenomenon of young Jews getting Jewish tattoos. Sneak preview clips will be shown of the documentary set to come out later this year. See some wonderful body art and hear the stories that inspired them. Presented by the Young Professionals Division of […]

By SUDINmag | Tweet Ketuv is an organization established by artists Arielle Angel and Maya Joseph-Goteiner in an effort to re-imagine the traditional ketubah (a Jewish marriage contract, signed at the wedding to unite a couple by law) and establish a new market for contemporary artists to create revenue. Ketuv is equally committed to providing […]

The Ties That Bind

15, Feb 2011

By Judith Joseph | Tweet Judaism is a religion/culture that wraps its fingers tightly around us. The imagery of Judaism is filled with tying, binding, encircling, making a fence, making a division. We are swaddled, tethered, offered a lifeline. We are encumbered with obligation. Marked by the ties that bind us. Our loins are girded. […]

By Ajax Union on JewishArtBlog | Tweet “The art of beautiful writing” not only goes back thousands of years, as seen through Jewish art, but is “an integral part of the cultural legacy of the Jew.” Of all the tradition and symbols of traditional for the Jewish people, perhaps none are more telling than Hebrew […]