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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 […]

After over a year of work, animator Nina Paley has finished the stunning “embroidermotion” of Chad Gadya as an intermission piece for her still in production feature length Seder-Masochism project. The exhaustive process used newly developed software by Theodore Gray to bring it to life, which you can read about in detail here. Every frame […]

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 […]

By Lauren Katz for NPR What do you get when you combine a computer science background with Judaica? A 3-D printed kippah. Craig Kaplan, an associate professor in the Computer Graphics Lab at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, rarely leaves the house without his Panama hat in warmer weather. He wanted to design […]

Beacon Arts and Beacon Hebrew Alliance will contemplate and celebrate universal themes of ephemerality and transience in Open to the Sky: The Beacon Sukkah Project, which will be at Polhill Park in Beacon, NY (by the Beacon Visitors’ Center) from October 8-16. It will be a large wood sukkah (16×32 feet) with artwork (perhaps yours?) […]

BE! (הְוֵי) Installations, sculptures, and video work by Sara Erenthal. Curated by Marine Cornuet. Gallery hours: Thu-Friday 5-7pm, Sat 2-8pm, Sun 3-6pm Opening Reception: August 21, 2014, 6pm-9pm On View: August 21, 2014 – September 13, 2014 SoapBox Gallery 636 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY. More on

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 […]

Jewish Art Now presents Jacqueline Nicholls Part One: Judaism & Art from Jewish Art Now on Vimeo.   Jewish Art Now presents Jacqueline Nicholls Part Two: The Kittel Collection from Saul Sudin on Vimeo.   Jewish Art Now presents Jacqueline Nicholls Part Three: The Mourning Kittel from Jewish Art Now on Vimeo. Find out more […]

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On view Sept 1 – Nov 1 Opening Reception with artist and curator September 13, 2012 6-8pm free and open to the public London-based artist, Jacqueline Nicholls explores traditional Jewish ideas in untraditional ways. In her first solo show in New York, The Laurie M Tisch Gallery, with the curatorial guidance of Tobi Kahn presents […]

March 29 – July 23, 2012 Opening Reception & Artist’s Talk Thursday, March 29, 6 – 8pm Exhibit organized by Wendi Furman, Director, PMJA More about the exhibit on our website Rachel Kanter, “Jewish, Woman and Farmer #2 – Lisa Weiss, Whitefield Farm”, ” Immersion: Rebirth” Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art is one of the venues […]