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Symposium on Femininity and Masculinity in Jewish Art

The Mishkan Museum in Ein Harod, Israel, hosts a closing event on January 29th at the exhibit New York / New Work, which features works by Jewish Art Salon members.

This symposium, in memory of Ahuva Ben Aharon, is done in conjunction with Midreshet Ein Hanatziv, Niggun Nashim and Oranim College.  The New York / New Work exhibition will serve as the springboard for a discourse on femininity and masculinity in contemporary Jewish art, and Rabbi Yitzchak Ben David will discuss those qualities in Talmudic literature.
The exhibit was curated by Ein Harod’s curator Dvora Liss and independent curator David Sperber. More info on the exhibit, which was originally featured at the 2015 Jerusalem Biennale of Jewish Art, here.
Tour of the exhibition New York / New Work with Dvora Liss
Tami Luz Garber-Master of ceremony
Dr. Esther Fisher-opening remarks
Dr. Galia Bar Or- Women’s art through a historical lens
Harav Itzchak Ben David – Femininity and asculinity in talmudic literature
Devorah Evron-Closing remarks
Two musical interludes.
Image: Four women entered the “orchard” by Siona Benjamin
Participating artists in the exhibit: Helène Aylon, Siona Benjamin, Tobi Kahn, Rachel Kanter, Robert Kirschbaum, Richard McBee, Archie Rand, Cynthia Beth Rubin, Joel Silverstein, Eli Valley, Yona Verwer, David Wander, and Ahron D. Weiner.
Photos at the symposium: courtesy Ken Goldman
Dvora Liss, co-curator of the exhibit, leads a tour of the works

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