J.A.S. at the 18th World Congress of Jewish Studies

Artist / curator Dorit Jordan Dotan will discuss the Jewish Art Salon on August 8th, 2022 at The Eighteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Dorit Jordan Dotan will present at the panel “Jewish Discourse in Contemporary Art. The session will be chaired by David Sperber, who previously co-curated the Jewish Art Salon’s exhibition at the Jerusalem Biennale.

The location is Hall 2734 חדר

Time: Monday, August 8th, 9:00-11:00 AM


Dorit Jordan Dotan Radical New Initiatives in Jewish Visual Art

Noa Lea Cohn PopThodox : An Emerging Trend in Contemporary Jewish Art

Ruti Rubenstein The Practice of Contemporary Jewish Art in Israel: Shifts in Israeli-Jewish Identity

Avital Hecht The Holocaust Painter Osias Hofstatter and his “Patrons”: Holocaust Survivors Irena and Yaakov Wodislavsky

The congress takes place on August 8–12.

Full Agenda here

Other Noteworthy Events by JAS members / friends Steven Fine, Margaret Olin and Ram Ozeri:

696 – Jewish Art and Material Culture

 Tue, Aug 9, 2022, 17:30 – 19:30 Room 2734 חדר

Chair: Shulamit Laderman

Panelist Steven Fine (who curated the exhibition Samaritans: A Biblical People, opening September 15 in Washington, DC. which features artworks by 8 Jewish Art Salon members)

“He Showed Him the Likeness of the Tabernacle” (Tibat Marqe 3, 49b): Samaritan Images of the Biblical Tabernacle in their Cultural Contexts

Exhibition by The Jerusalem Biennale, named Carmelit: Between the Landscape and the Artist.

Aug 8-12 at Faculty of Humanities, Bloc 8

Artists: Motta Brim, Avigail Fried, Chanan Mazal, Debbie Margalit, and Safira Klein.

Curator: Ram Ozeri.

On the Exhibit:

Every person is shaped by the landscape of their homeland. Artists are influenced by their own creations. Their self perception is shaped by the landscape and private spaces in which they operate. The exhibition Carmelit explores the connection between the land, the home or studio space, and the artists’ image as those are expressed in the work of five painters.

The Jewish Art Salon has been invited to participate in the 2023 Biennale.

404 – Architectural Perspectives on Tractate Eruvin

Thu, Aug 11, 2022, 17:30 – 19:30 Room 2718 חדר

Chair: Roy Fisher

Margaret Olin (JAS member) Response