Tablet From Shtetl to Pogrom 18 Jul
Issachar Ber Ryback, a Ukrainian Jewish artist, synthesized modernism with Jewish themes to create a national Jewish art. His Shtetl series depicted the hars...
18 Jul
Forward How a Jewish family and a museum are honoring an artist whose work remains nothing short of devastating 15 Jul
A Jewish family and museum are honoring the German artist Kaethe Kollwitz, known for her powerful prints and drawings depicting revolution, war, and the suff...
15 Jul
Lilith Her Haunting Paintings Outlasted the Holocaust and Communism 15 Jul
Margit Anna, a Hungarian Jewish artist born in 1913, defied stereotypes and artistic norms prevalent during the conservative, antisemitic era of the early 20...
15 Jul
JTA In a one-‘clown’ Off Broadway show, an actor takes the stigma out of mental illness 11 Jul
Actor Scott Ehrenpreis explores his journey living with multiple mental illnesses in his autobiographical one-man show "Clowns Like Me," where he uses humor ...
11 Jul
JTA Mordechai Rosenstein, calligrapher whose art illuminates Jewish homes and synagogues, dies at 90 11 Jul
Mordechai Rosenstein, a renowned painter and calligrapher known for his vibrant Hebrew illuminations, passed away at 90 in Pennsylvania. His unique art style...
11 Jul
Hadassah Jessica Hecht’s ‘Campfire’ Burns Bright   10 Jul
Actress Jessica Hecht, known for her role in Fiddler on the Roof, developed The Campfire Project to provide creative healing for young refugees globally. Par...
10 Jul
Forward For a Jewish Boricua whose great-grandfather spoke Yiddish, theater is almost a birthright 10 Jul
Antonia Cruz-Kent, a Jewish Boricua playwright, draws on her family legacy and ancestry in her works, with a focus on themes of loving, mourning, and embraci...
10 Jul
Future of Jewish How Israeli Extremists Hijacked the Biennale in Italy 9 Jul
Israeli extremists have caused the closure of the Israel pavilion at the Venice Biennale, a prestigious international art exhibition, by demanding a ceasefir...
9 Jul
Forward London gallery cancels Russian-Israeli artist’s anti-Putin show, objecting to her posts mourning Oct. 7 8 Jul
The London gallery Metamorphika canceled an exhibition titled "Even Elephants Have Elections," which aimed to address censorship under Vladimir Putin, due to...
8 Jul
JTA Americana meets meshuggeneh at a museum exhibit about MAD magazine 7 Jul
The Norman Rockwell Museum's exhibit "What, Me Worry? The Art and Humor of MAD Magazine" explores the close connection between the Americana style of Rockwel...
7 Jul
Forward ‘The most important tattoo I ever did’: Artists volunteer to ink Oct. 7 survivors 5 Jul
Tattoo artists gathered in Tel Aviv to offer free tattoos to survivors of the Oct. 7 attacks, aiming to provide strength and empowerment through their work w...
5 Jul
Forward The distressing truth behind an exhibit about antisemitism — it's always timely 5 Jul
The article discusses an exhibit titled "Artists on Antisemitism" at the 81 Leonard Gallery in Tribeca, featuring works by Marina Heintzes Yitler and 20 othe...
5 Jul
JTA Israeli soldiers are finding Judaica in Gaza — and trying to locate the items’ owners 5 Jul
Israeli soldiers in Gaza have come across various Jewish ritual objects, like a challah board, menorah, and Seder plate, left behind in homes during military...
5 Jul
Jewish Chronicle When Captain Marvel fought antisemitism 4 Jul
In the 1940s, amidst rising antisemitism in the US, a group of top cartoonists, including Captain Marvel artist Mac Raboy and MAD cartoonist Dave Berg, colla...
4 Jul
Jewish Chronicle The Israeli puppeteers working with children devastated by October 7 4 Jul
Amidst boycott pressures against Israeli artists, JW3 in the UK hosts Israels Train Theatre, known for its non-verbal puppetry show Once Upon a World promoti...
4 Jul
Jewish Chronicle The art that made Ukraine and the Jewish artists who made it 28 Jun
The article discusses the significant role of Jewish artists in shaping modernist art in Ukraine between 1900 and the 1930s, amid a backdrop of political and...
28 Jun
The Cholent Confronting Hate Exhibit Not Quite Ready to Confront the Public 28 Jun
The Wing Luke Museum in Seattle faced controversy and a staff walkout over an exhibit titled Confronting Hate Together, discussing Jewish, Asian, and African...
28 Jun
Tablet A Very Young Dancer 27 Jun
A young girl named Claire passed away from bone cancer at age 12, leaving her family devastated. Claire, a talented ballet dancer, had dreams of performing w...
27 Jun
Forward How one artist turned the horrors of Oct. 7 into a bold series of paintings 26 Jun
In his new series "Silent Running," figurative artist David Stern captures the essence of the horrors of October 7th, when Hamas terrorists attacked Israel, ...
26 Jun
Jewish Chronicle ‘I had to sit down and weep’ 26 Jun
The Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem presents the exhibit "From Darkness to Light," showcasing the horrors of the Hamas attack on October 7. Through advanced...
26 Jun
Forward Leftist group exhibits art on Israeli streets to avoid censorship 25 Jun
A grassroots group called Parents Against Child Detention organized a pop-up art exhibition in Israel titled "Innocence Disrupted," showcasing 70 pieces that...
25 Jun
Jewish Currents Safer in the Streets, Volume 2 - A free, shareable tool for protesters illustrating best practices for dealing with the police. 25 Jun
"Safer in the Streets, Volume 2" is a zine created by a collective of cartoonists in response to the Black Lives Matter protests after George Floyd's murder ...
25 Jun
JTA A Tribeca gallery is showcasing art about antisemitism, including a Hitler-Kanye West portrait 24 Jun
81 Leonard Gallery in Tribeca is hosting an exhibition titled "Artists on Antisemitism," featuring 38 pieces by 21 artists exploring contemporary and histori...
24 Jun
Forward He photographed athletes and he photographed nudes — André Steiner contained multitudes 24 Jun
Andr (born Andras) Steiner, a Hungarian-born French Jewish photographer, is being celebrated at the City of Lights Museum of the Art and History of Judaism i...
24 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Dance review: A tale of two Swan Lakes 24 Jun
English National Ballet's unique production of Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall is performed in the round, offering a fresh perspective for viewers with th...
24 Jun
Jewish Action Religion on the Battlefield 20 Jun
The text discusses the role of religion on the battlefield. It likely covers topics such as the influence of faith on soldiers, the role of chaplains in the ...
20 Jun
Jewish Action Holding Jewish History in Your Hand 20 Jun
Rabbi Benjamin Yablok of Teaneck, New Jersey, holds a unique collection of Jewish historical treasures in his home, ranging from Temple times to the present ...
20 Jun
Mishpacha 20 Questions for… Menachem Weinreb 18 Jun
Menachem Weinreb, creative director at Mishpacha since 2009, combines art and spirituality, often engrossed in Kabbalah texts with chocolate nearby. He value...
18 Jun
Forward 'I haven't really accepted he's dead' — scenes from the Stephen Sondheim estate sale 17 Jun
The article captures scenes from the Stephen Sondheim estate sale, where attendees interact with and bid on items from the legendary composer's collection. V...
17 Jun
JTA ‘Suffs’ creator Shaina Taub cites Jewish text in Tony Awards acceptance speech 17 Jun
Shaina Taub, the creator of the Broadway show "Suffs," referenced a Jewish text in her Tony Awards acceptance speech for best book of a musical and best orig...
17 Jun
Jewish Insider ‘Rips in our fabric’: Reimagining Israel’s national flag 17 Jun
An exhibition titled "From Erosion to Hope" in Israel features 90 artists reimagining the national flag using worn-out flags from the Arava Desert, symbolizi...
17 Jun
Tablet The Jews of Venice 17 Jun
The text discusses the controversy surrounding the inclusion of Israeli artists at The 60th Art Biennale di Venezia and the criticism faced by Israeli artist...
17 Jun
Jewish Chronicle We should aim to be more like Moses rather than Michelangelo 16 Jun
The text discusses the contrast between Michelangelo's spiritual journey towards the end of his life, marked by introspection and a realization of potentiall...
16 Jun
Jewish Chronicle My grandma the legend: Life with art collector Peggy Guggenheim, the fabulously wealthy bohemian 14 Jun
Peggy Guggenheim, renowned art collector, led a fascinating life from socialite to bohemian before solidifying her legacy in Venice. Her time in England, par...
14 Jun
JTA Morrie Markoff, Jewish supercentenarian and oldest man in US, dies at 110 11 Jun
Morrie Markoff, a Jewish supercentenarian born to Jewish parents in New York City in 1914, passed away at 110 in Los Angeles. Known for his remarkable lucidi...
11 Jun
Forward How designer mezuzah covers and Torah pointers are putting the 'Jew' into 'Jumanji' 10 Jun
Lisa and Chris Van Allsburg have established Forgotten Judaica to revive ceremonial Jewish artifacts after being inspired by synagogue visits in Europe. Thes...
10 Jun
New Voices The Mend 10 Jun
The text explores the theme of broken dolls as a metaphor for personal and societal struggles, focusing on the history of doll hospitals founded by Jewish im...
10 Jun
Jewish Insider Georgetown’s historic Kesher Israel synagogue set to undergo major renovation, expansion 10 Jun
Kesher Israel Congregation, a prominent Modern Orthodox synagogue in Washington, D.C., is embarking on a substantial renovation and expansion project for its...
10 Jun
Lehrhaus Giving Shape to Abstraction: Illustrating Redemption in the Book of Ruth 9 Jun
The article discusses the challenge of illustrating the Book of Ruth, focusing not on the plot but on the theme of redemption. The author emphasizes the abst...
9 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Dance review: Ashton is celebrated in style 9 Jun
The article discusses a celebration of the 120th anniversary of British choreographer Frederick Ashton, known for his significant contributions to the Royal ...
9 Jun
Forward A century-old Jewish tale of demonic possession — yet one that's just as relevant today 7 Jun
The artistic director at the Arlekin Players Theatre company in Massachusetts is directing a modernized adaptation of the century-old Jewish play "The Dybbuk...
7 Jun
Forward In the face of authoritarianism, a subversive play forces us to confront our own complicity 6 Jun
"How to Eat an Orange" is a thought-provoking play by Catherine Filloux that delves into the story of Argentinean artist-activist Claudia Bernardi. Through a...
6 Jun
Forward In the face of authoritarianism, a subversive play forces us to confront our own complicity 6 Jun
"How to Eat an Orange" is a thought-provoking play by Catherine Filloux that delves into the life of artist-activist Claudia Bernardi and her response to atr...
6 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Small town life: the shtetl through the eyes of an artist 5 Jun
Mayer Kirshenblatt, an artist born in Opatw in 1916 and later settled in Toronto, vividly painted over 300 scenes of Jewish life in the shtetl, including eve...
5 Jun
JTA Jewish Life Stories: Princeton’s longest-lived alumnus dies at 109 5 Jun
Joe Schein, a 1937 Princeton University graduate and one of only 11 Jewish students in his class, passed away at 109. He led Jewish services at Princeton dur...
5 Jun
Tablet In the Mansion of the Camondos 4 Jun
The text discusses the life of Count Moise de Camondo, a wealthy Jewish collector and banker in 19th century Europe. It highlights his love for his library, ...
4 Jun
Tablet Why the Western Rebellion Against the Jews Produces Bad Art and Bad Politics 4 Jun
The text discusses how the recent right-wing trend towards transgression in moral, political, and aesthetic spheres has resulted in unimpressive art and poli...
4 Jun
JTA After backlash, Vancouver comics festival apologizes for excluding Jewish artist over IDF service 3 Jun
After facing backlash, the Vancouver comics festival apologized to Miriam Libicki, a Jewish artist it had previously banned due to her past Israeli military ...
3 Jun
JTA Vancouver comics festival bans Jewish artist Miriam Libicki over past IDF service 30 May
The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival banned Israeli-American artist Miriam Libicki due to her past service in the Israel Defense Forces, reversing an earlier de...
30 May
MomentMag Nightingale of Iran with Danielle and Galeet Dardashti and Jennifer Bardi 30 May
The YouTube video discusses the journey of sisters Danielle and Galeet Dardashti as they delve into their family's past to explore the legacy of their father...
30 May