Creativity and the Jewish Soul

Jewish Art Salon’s Founding Member, Richard McBee, has collaborated with Rabbi Richard Borah to create a new book. Creativity and the Jewish Soul – An Exploration of the Book of Genesis,  provides Torah commentary, poetry and original paintings that relate to the place of creativity in Jewish life and practice.

mcbee_book_borahDrawing on ideas from scholars such as the Rambam, Rashi and Rabbi Soloveitchik, poetry from a broad spectrum including Yehuda HaLevi to Robert Frost and Rilke and contemporary paintings by Richard McBee, this text provides a unique exploration of creativity and art from a Torah perspective.

A discussion with art, poetry and pizza by the authors takes place Tuesday January 10, 2017, 7-8:30 pm

Sixth Street Community Synagogue, 325 E 6th St, New York, New York 10003

The book is available here.


Richard McBee – “The Challenge”


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