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Graphic Novelist Liana Finck on Yiddish Letters, Teen Angst, and Becoming a Book Person

Graphic Novelist Liana Finck on Yiddish Letters, Teen Angst, and Becoming a Book Person
By July 23, 2014

Q&A with the author of “A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York” Read More

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Spotlight On: Gabriel Kahane—Composer, Musician, Bard of Los Angeles

Spotlight On: Gabriel Kahane—Composer, Musician, Bard of Los Angeles
By July 10, 2014

On his latest album “The Ambassador,” the 33-year-old musician transcends musical genres, with L.A. as his muse. Read More

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New Generation of Orthodox Women Artists “In Progress” at Stern College Exhibit

New Generation of Orthodox Women Artists “In Progress” at Stern College Exhibit
By July 8, 2014

Stern College’s senior art show, on display through July 13, celebrates the process of creation. Read More

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Hasidic Chic: New Exhibit Explores the Sartorial Elements of Hasidic Culture

Hasidic Chic: New Exhibit Explores the Sartorial Elements of Hasidic Culture
By July 19, 2013

Talking to Jewish artist Michael Levin about painting, Plato, and skulking around Williamsburg Read More

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Spotlight On: Jacqueline Nicholls, Bold Jewish Artist

Spotlight On: Jacqueline Nicholls, Bold Jewish Artist
By July 10, 2013

The feminist artist confronts misogyny in ancient texts through the traditional Jewish art of paper cuts Read More

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Kehinde Wiley at the Jewish Museum

Kehinde Wiley at the Jewish Museum
By March 8, 2012

Contemporary artist Kehinde Wiley talks about his new show, The World Stage: Israel, which opens Friday at the Jewish Museum Read More

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Ofri Cnaani: The Sota Project

Ofri Cnaani: The Sota Project
By February 1, 2011

Opening reception Wednesday, February 16th, 7-9PM Project runs February 16 – April 23 Ofri Cnaani: The Sota Project is an immersive, multilayered video installation that reenacts a controversial text from the Talmud. A tale of two sisters, bound together in … Read More

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Unclear Origins: Swiss Investigate Museum Collections for Nazi Looted Art

Unclear Origins: Swiss Investigate Museum Collections for Nazi Looted Art
By January 25, 2011

What is to become of paintings with such shady origins as those in Swiss museums suspected of being products of Nazi looting? Revisiting the landmark case involving a Klimt of similar provenance that became the most expensive painting ever sold may shed some light. Read More

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