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David Sperber wins Rotenstreich Fellowship

On June 1st at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem David Sperber participated in a Scholarship Ceremony. Sperber won Israel’s prestigious Rotenstreich Fellowship for Outstanding Doctoral Students in the Humanities.       He spoke about the art of  Helene Aylon, and the importance of art. View short video here. In 2015 Sperber, along with Dvora Liss, curated […]

Brooklyn: Juxtaposition – What happens when opposites collide?

Curated by Aimee Rubensteen this exhibition is on view from 30 June – August 14, 2016. Opening June 30, 2016, 7 -9 pm Repair The World, 808 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216. Tuesday–Friday 12–6 PM and by appointment Brooklyn: Juxtaposition is a group show featuring Brooklyn-based artists challenging the concept of juxtaposition. Hosted by Repair […]

Siona Benjamin at the St. Louis Film Festival

Blue Like Me – The Art of Siona Benjamin is featured in the St Louis Jewish Film Festival (June 8-11 2016).   In conjunction Benjamin will have an art event on June 9th at the Central Reform Congregation, also in St Louis.     In May her film was shown at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival. […]


FLOMENHAFT GALLERY  547 West 27th Street, Chelsea, NY  April 28-July 14, 2016 Tues-Sat: 10:30am-5:00pm Interview & 7-minute Film: Tuesday, June 7, 6-8pm with Dr. Gail Levin interviewing the artist     Old City Publishing has just published Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females, Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein, a full-color, 84-page book, with a foreword by Gloria Steinem, and essays by […]

Archie Rand’s Exhibits and Award for Excellence

Archie Rand has a solo exhibition currently at SRO Gallery and am in a group exhibition at Trestle Gallery, both in Brooklyn, NY.. He spoke to a sell-out crowd at Trestle Gallery May 26th about the arc of his development that led to the creation of “The 613”. SRO Gallery, 1144 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216 HOURS: Saturday […]

Bruria Finkel in Alchemy of Words

On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of DADA, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art presents a unique exhibition of works by artists influenced by the pan-European DADA movement in the early 20th century alongside manuscripts and contemporary sound performances associated with the medieval mystic Abraham Abulafia (1240- c.1291), who developed a “Kabbalah of Names.” […]

Meditations on Place at the Koslowe Gallery

Cynthia Beth Rubin and Yona Verwer are exhibiting their collaborative interactive artworks in the exhibition Meditations on Place at the Koslowe Gallery in Mamaroneck, NY.  The show is curated by Amy Levine-Kennedy.  In addition, each artist has solo works on view as well. Opening reception Thursday June 2 at 7:45 pm Koslowe Gallery at the Westchester Jewish Center 175 […]

How has the Bible affected your life?!

Impossible Casting in NYC is looking to interview real people that have stories tell about how religion and faith has effected there life for a permanent museum installation. If you are an artist, civil service worker, a politician, a doctor, a chef, an entrepreneur, or any other occupation, please submit a small paragraph about the […]

Arie Galles at the Kosciuszko Foundation

“Return/Powrót”, a series of 12 drawings by Arie Galles will be on display at the Kosciuszko Foundation, 15 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065. The series is inspired by his return, after a 58 year absence, to Poland, the country of his early childhood. Opening Reception Monday, June 13, 2016, 6-9 PM.   Gilles will be giving […]

Ruth Schreiber at Ben Uri

Ruth Schreiber’s work “Childhood Remembered” has been chosen as one of 100 works in Ben Uri Centenary Exhibition in London. 100 for 100 – Ben Uri Past, Present & Future Celebrating 100 Years in London and welcoming home a great masterpiece by Alfred Wolmark Exhibition on view 21 May – 9 June 2016   Open daily; Free entry […]

Corridors at the Jewish Theological Seminary

Corridors, an exhibition curated by renowned artist Tobi Kahn, features artwork by members of The Jewish Theological Seminary’s Artist-In-Residence Program. The exhibit is on view until November 1, 2016 The Jewish Theological Seminary 3080 Broadway (at 122nd Street) New York City The Billie Rosenthal Rubinoff Center for Student Life, Second Floor, Unterberg   Chancellor Arnold M. […]

Call for High Holiday Art

The Jewish Art Salon is collaborating with the Jewish Artists Initiative of Southern California in an exchange exhibit. Title of the exhibition: Dimensions of Spirituality – Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot. The J.A.S. will exhibit in Los Angeles Fall 2016. The J.A.I. will exhibit in Manhattan in 2017. Curators for the J.A.S. exhibit: Richard […]

Michal Nachmany’s NY Exhibits

Michal is exhibiting in 4 venues: UJA-Federation Gallery, 130 E 59 Street, New York, NY “Beyond the Balcony…” March 21-June 29, 2016, 9-5 Mo-Thurs by appointment: email Exhibit tour / artist talk Sunday May 22, 10:30-12 $15 in advance; $20 at the door, space permitting. Register at   “Journeys and Longings” exhibit BJ Community Rooms, […]

Graphic Details at the Negev Museum

“Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women” opens at its ninth venue, The Negev Museum of Art, Israel on 23rd May 2016 The exhibition is accompanied by a one day symposium “Drawing The Line: Looking at Women’s Comics”. Sarah Lightman, curator of the exhibit, will present “The Graphic Details of The Star Sapphire: An Exploration of the Themes […]

S’hma Now

Each month, Sh’ma Now curates a distilled “conversation” in print and online, bringing to­gether several voices around a single theme. These voices cross the spectrum of Judaism — secular and religious, communal and non-partisan, engaged and striving. Sh’ma Now is published in partnership with the Forward. April’s issue (Lech Lecha | לֶךְ לְךָ) featured works by Jewish Art Salon members […]

The Art of Motherhood: The Backstory

Yehudis Barmatz conceived of the groundbreaking “Ima Iyla’a; The Art of Motherhood”, an exhibition that was part of the 2015 Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art.  The sequel exhibition of “Ima Iyla’a” is shown at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Yehudis writes about how this exhibit came to life, and its importance. Exhibition will be on view until June 20th, 2016. Curated by […]

PMJA at 40

The Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art celebrates 40 years with 40 Works from its Permanent Collection. Jewish Art Salon members exhibiting: Siona Benjamin, Tobi Kahn, and Ahron D. Weiner. Artists’ Reception Thursday, June 9, 2016    6-8 pm  Free and open to the public   M – F: 10 – 4 pm (and by appointment)  Hours subject to change. Please […]

Divided Waters in Venice

“Divided Waters”, an exhibition of contemporary art, commemorates the 500th anniversary of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice, May 26 – September 29, 2016, at the Palazzo Fontana, Venice, Italy. Opening Reception: Thursday, May 26, 2016, 10am-12pm Inspired by the 500th Anniversary of the Jewish Ghetto’s creation in Venice, the exhibition presents the work of Ghiora Aharoni, […]

Hakhel – Visual Art Gathering in Brooklyn

Manifest your soul print. Sunday May 22, 2016 features an art event to bring artists together in this Shnat Hakhel – year of unity, to offer and draw inspiration from each other. Its goal is to offer Jewish artists a fresh dose of inspiration as to the “why” (purpose), “how” (process) and “what” (product) of the art […]

Call for Photography

To:  PHOTO ARTISTS Re: PSALMS Exhibit At: IONA Art Gallery, New Rochelle, NY, September 2016 Deadline: May 26, 2016 PROSPECTUS: Psalms+Paintings+Photos+People=Poetry The images of Psalms will be the subject of the interaction between artist Fred Spinowitz and 5 photographers. Four photographers have been selected so far. Each Photo Artist will have 3 framed 11”x14” pictures […]

Ruth Schreiber in Camouflage

Ruth Schreiber is participating in a group show called “Camouflage”, opening on Saturday evening, May 14th, and running until June 11th. Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel. Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday 4:30-7:30-pm,  Friday and Saturday 11-2pm.   Ruth has 2 works in the show, both including porcelain elements, “No More” and “Go on, Spoil Yourself”.

The 4 Sons at Gitler &_____

This NYC exhibition features art by Angélica Muñoz Castaño, Jason Covert, Lori Field, Kristian Glynn, Dennis Kardon, Boy Kong, Erik Olson, Graham Preston, Archie Rand, Team Macho, and Tom Sanford. Gitler &_____ 3629 Broadway, (b/w 149th and 150th), NYC 10031 April 12, 2016 – May 13, 2016 Opening reception: Tuesday, April 12, 6-9 PM Hours: Saturday 1pm – […]

Siona Benjamin on ELI Talks

Midrash as the Stage for the Drama of Life Growing up Jewish in India, surrounded by Hindu and Muslim culture, attending a Zoroastrian school – it’s easy to feel like an “other.” Artist Siona Benjamin found her home in midrash (and you can, too). ELI talks are highly produced, 12-minute presentations on “inspired Jewish ideas.” […]

Passover Panel Discussion at the Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery

On Sunday April 10th, 2016 the gallery at CKI will re-open for the evening at 7 with cocktails/spirits and refreshments. At 8 pm there will be a discussion with 10 of the the artists of the current exhibit Passover and the Consequences of Freedom. This show is curated by Richard McBee, and a collaboration with […]


DONI SILVER SIMONS and DONNA STERNBERG & DANCERS present 49 Days: Women Who Count. This work incorporates 42 female performers, a 49-channel soundscape, a visual installation documenting the creation of the work, and a post-performance discussion by the collaborators. The performance explores time, memory, and counting embodied within the roles of ritual and cultural identity. […]

Andi Arnovitz’s Mikvah Mural

The new mikvah at Congregation Beth Tefillah in Atlanta will receive a mural painted by Andi Arnovitz. Currently living in Israel, Arnovitz is a former Atlantan. The mural will incorporate drawings women made during a design and launch event for the facility in January. Arnovitz talked to the AJT about her art and how she […]

LABA Fellowship Applications Open

Apply now and join LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture for a year exploring OTHER.   LABA is a non-religious, Jewish house of study and culture laboratory at New York’s 14th Street Y. Every year LABA selects a group of ten fellows to join for a yearlong study of classical Jewish texts centered around a theme. […]

Visual Midrash: Plagues & Visions

Art exhibition by Robin Atlas and Nancy Current Opening Reception April 7, 2016, 7-9 pm Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery 950 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, Canada   Artists Statement: The ten plagues are generally understood to be God’s wrath visited on Egypt through progressively more horrific calamities, ultimately causing Pharaoh to release the Jewish people […]

Abrahamic / Abrahamitisch by Maarten van de Heijden

The solo-exhibition ABRAHAMIC/ABRAHAMITISCH opens April 3 in the Folkingestraat Synagogue in Groningen, The Netherlands. Opening reception with The Spirit of Gambo (5 viols / viola da gamba’s and 3 vocal soloists) performing Membra Jesu Nostri (by Buxtehude), and talks by Marcel Poorthuis & Aaron Rosen, PhD. See short video of the opening here. Two interviews with the artist in Dutch:Dutch radio starts at 38 minutes […]


Sunday, March 27th, 2016 featured an art symposium at The Jewish Museum, New York. Organized by the Harry Friedman Society, the Alfred & Jean Moldovan Memorial Symposium involved three Jewish Art Salon members. Ori Z. Soltes, Goldman Professorial Lecturer in Theology & Fine Art, Georgetown University, who is also an Advisor to the Jewish Art Salon, presented Defining Jewish […]

Camille Eskell’s March & April Exhibits

Tower of Babel with Tamar Hirschl

An international group show relating to the theme of language as a barrier to communication will take place at Schema Projects in Brooklyn. The exhibition will travel to Tel Aviv, Israel, and Perugia, Italy. Co-curated by Mary Judge, Doron Polok, Tel Aviv; and Trebisonda Spazio per l’arte contemporanea, Perugia Italy. April 14 – May 15, […]

Ruth Schreiber’s Exhibits

Ruth Schreiber has a solo exhibition “Letters from my Grandparents”, opening on the 16th of March and continuing until May 31st. The Ghetto Museum at the Terezin Memorial near Prague in the Czech Republic features this work which is part of her “Letters from my Grandparents” Holocaust Memorial Project. Currently another section of that series is on view […]

Richard McBee: Relative Narratives at the Derfner Museum

The exhibition, comprising two of McBee’s narrative painting series, Sotah Series, 2009, and The Story of Asenath, 2014, will be on view from April 10–August 14, 2016.  Opening Reception & Artist’s Talk: Sunday, April 10, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Derfner Judaica Museum 5901 Palisade Avenue Riverdale, NY 10471 R.S.V.P. 718.581.1596 or Richard McBee draws equally from what is read and […]

Aaron Rosen in the Guardian

An article by author and academic ( and Jewish Art Salon Advisor) Aaron Rosen appeared in the Observer and the Guardian on the 10 best places for reflection during Lent. SHALEV in New Harmony, IN, a work by Tobi Kahn, is listed alongside the Rothko Room at the Tate Modern, the Church of the Holy […]

Siona Benjamin at NY’s ACA Galleries and University of North Texas

ACA Galleries’ current show Paper Through the Ages exhibits the work of Jewish Art Salon’s Founding Member Siona Benjamin, as well as works by Frank Stella, Jasper Johns, John Singer Sargent and others. February 27- April 2, 2016 Works on paper demand a high level of skill. The very fragility of paper requires a deftness of hand […]

Beyond The Balcony by Michal Nachmany

The UJA-NY Federation Gallery features an exhibit by Michal Nachman, opening April 5. The image of Theodor Herzl standing on his hotel balcony in Basel, Switzerland as he contemplates the future state of the Jewish people is familiar to almost every Jew and Israeli. The image reminds us of a time when such a modern state was […]

Luminous Trace by pioneering artist Susan Schwalb

A solo exhibition of new work by Susan Schwalb, pioneering American artist of contemporary metal point drawing features abstract, linear compositions of mixed metalpoint on colored surfaces, many of which introduce the artist’s new investigation of absence or the void as a constructive element. The Opening Reception will take place on Thursday, April 28, 6-8pm. […]

Sheryl Intrator Urman to Curate Jewish Federation Partnership2gether Art Show

Sheryl Intrator Urman, a past winner and curator of this year’s Partnership2gether Art Show, said technology is playing a growing part in enabling American and Israeli artists to share their work. “Technology is giving our show the capability to travel internationally and expand venues for the show in New Jersey.” This year artwork from 27 […]

Interview with Aaron Rosen: Can religious art be taken seriously again?

Jewish Art Salon Advisor Aaron Rosen is featured in a Q & A with David Van Biema. It is not easy to be a respected member of the art-world intelligentsia and take religion seriously. “Religion and modern art continue to be typecast as mortal enemies,” writes Aaron Rosen. But the very context in which he […]

Doni Silver Simons’ exhibits

Los Angeles based artist Doni Silver Simons is featured in 49 Days: Women Who Count at the Arena I Gallery in Santa Monica. Saturday April 2 at 8:30 pm;  Sunday April 3 at 6 pm. Laurel and Wolf published an article about her “At Home in the Artist’s Studio” here. Simons’ work is part of […]

Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish American Art.

  Two Jewish Art Salon advisors are in the news. Ori Z. Soltes reviewed the latest publication by Matthew Baigell.  The book is available on Amazon here “When I open a book written by Matthew Baigell I typically have two expectations. I count on something very well researched, with a careful and judicious handling of diverse […]

Passover and the Consequences of Freedom

Art exhibit presented by Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery and the Jewish Art Salon. Curated by Richard McBee, Jewish Art Salon. Opening reception Saturday, March 12, 2016, 8:00 – 11:00 pm. March 12 – June 25, 2016, on view Sundays 11-2. About the exhibit: This year Passover will be really special in Brooklyn as the Congregation Kol […]

Art Kibbutz’s NYC Summer Residency – Applications Open

Art Kibbutz is returning to Governors Island, a public island in the waterways of New York City, for the 3rd summer in a row. As many of you know, in summer, this land trust buzzes with multiple artist residencies and arts events, set among picturesque landscapes, waterfront views, and in unique historic architecture. With studios for […]

Letters As A Lifeline – Review of Ruth Schreiber’s Exhibit

The Jewish Art Salon partnered with the Anne Frank Center to present the art exhibit Letters From My Grandparents – The Art of Ruth Schreiber. Sandee Brawarsky, Culture editor of The NY Jewish Week, reviewed the exhibit: Letters As A Lifeline  A book and an exhibit tell stories of family and identity, all in longhand. […]

Mark Podwal’s Terezin Portfolio at Queens College

Podwal’s prints based on All this has come upon us… are coming to Queens College, NY. “Terezin Portfolio,” Limited Edition Suite of Prints Donated to Godwin-Ternbach Museum by Artist, Author and Alumnus Mark Podwal, on View April 4 – June 4, 2016 Opening Reception/Conversation with the Artist: Thursday, April 7, 6-8 pm In its first New […]

Alvin Sher

Sculptor and 3D pioneer Alvin Sher participated in a 3D Austin Texas Conference and Exhibition. 3D printing evolved in the seventies; Sher was invited to meet annually with an informal group of sculptors experimenting with this new medium. Each sculptor had their own direction and curiosity – for Sher, his models allowed him to create a detailed three […]

AdR Fellowship in Cross-Cultural Leadership and Innovative Entrepreneurship

The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations (EDRF) promote a philanthropy that engages actively with their partners in driving social innovation. EDRF focus on sustainable programs in education, arts and culture, social entrepreneurship, intercultural dialogue and health research. Its Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship is about harnessing the entrepreneurial drive of mainly Jewish and Muslim social entrepreneurs to build sustainable impact […]

David Sperber – Contemporary Jewish Feminist Art in the US and Israel

  March 9th, 2016 David Sperber and his Supervisor Professor Ruth Iskin (Department of the Arts, Ben-Gurion University) will discuss Sperber’s Phd. dissertation titled “Contemporary Jewish Feminist Art in the US and Israel, 1990-2015”. Sperber will present the chapter about Helene Aylon’s’ “LIBERATION OF G-D”. He has studied in the Department of Gender Studies at Bar Ilan university.  Sperber’s articles have […]

Ellen Holtzblatt’s Chicago Exhibits

Holtzblatt’s art is featured in two exhibits: Under the Sun: Landscape As Allegory Harold Washington Library Center 400 S. State Street, Chicago 60605, 8th Floor exhibit cases February 1 to April 15, 2016 Monday – Thursday, 9 – 9, Friday and Saturday, 9 – 5, Sunday,1 – 5 Ellen Holtzblatt’s paintings explore the connection between the physical and the spiritual, in which land, sky and sea […]

Call for Presenter – NY area

Reconstructionist Congregation Beth Emeth in Rockville Centre, Long Island, is holding its 3rd annual art presentation. Their Beit Cafe will feature a presentation at 8 PM, following their Shabbat service on Friday March 25, 2016 Previous presenters were Naomi Grossman, and Siona Benjamin.  If you are an artist and are interested in showing slides/powerpoint and speak about […]

Siona Benjamin’s New Fulbright Fellowship

A US-Israel Fulbright Fellowship for 2016-17 has been awarded to artist Siona Benjamin. She will be affiliated by Bezalel Art school in Jerusalem and will be researching her proposed project: “From Motherland to Fatherland: Transcultural Indian Jews in Israel”.  This is a continuation of her 2013 Fulbright research “Faces: Weaving Indian Jewish Narratives”. About her previous Fulbright project: […]

Maarten van der Heijden in EgoDocumenten

Friday March 4, 2016 at 9 p.m. the exhibit EGODOCUMENTEN will be opened by Jan Swinkels at the LJGalerie in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Participating artists: Yaïr Aa, Jet Naftaniel-Joëls, Maartje Pinkus, Tilleke Schwarz, Sira Soetendorp – van IJssel, Maarten van der Heijden. Van der Heijden will exhibit photo collages “100 Boxes”. LJGalerie Zuidelijke Wandelweg 41, Amsterdam March 4 – June 4, 2016 Monday-Thursday […]

Ben Uri Museum’s New Exhibit “Unexpected”

Unexpected: continuing narratives of identity and migration A new exhibition in collaboration with Counterpoints Arts, juxtaposing works from Ben Uri’s permanent collection by artists including Frank Auerbach and Eva Frankfurther with invited artists offers a contemporary response across a range of practices and media. Artists include Behjat Omer Abdulla, Güler Ates, James Russell Cant, Ana Cvorovic, Juan Delgado, Tam […]

Archie Rand at the NY Comics Symposium

THE NEW YORK COMICS & PICTURE-STORY SYMPOSIUM TUESDAY FEBRUARY 9th AT 7 PM The New School / Parsons 2 West 13 Street, New York, NY – In the Bark Room, off the lobby. Archie Rand, painter and graphic collaborator with contemporary poets, discusses his new book “The 613” in which each page features a painting […]

Mierle Laderman Ukeles’s Book Seven Work Ballets

In celebration of the release of Ukeles’s first book, Seven Work Ballets,  the following events have been planned:       Reading and Signing with Mierle Laderman Ukeles Ronald Feldman Fine Arts 31 Mercer Street, New York, New York February 11, 2016, 6-8 PM For more information click here Reading and Disscussion with Mierle Laderman […]

Marisa Scheinfeld’s Borscht Belt Exhibit in Chicago

The traveling exhibit entitled The Borscht Belt: Revisiting the Remains of America’s Jewish Vacationland opens on February 1, 2016 at the Madron Gallery in Chicago. The exhibition features 27 large-scale images complimented by a selection of original artifacts and ephemera from some of the Borscht Belt’s most beloved hotels and resorts.  The exhibit, which documents the dramatic decline […]

Archie Rand’s 613

Archie Rand’s career as an artist spans five decades and myriad themes and genres. His oeuvre The 613 is surely one of his most ambitious feats yet. Without any idea where the work would be exhibited, Rand began transforming each and every one of the 613 mitzvahs, or commandments, into its own breathtaking painting, a series […]

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 […]

Helene Aylon receives Lifetime Achievement Award

On February 4th, 2016 the Women’s Caucus for Art will hold the award ceremony at its annual conference at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, in Washington, DC. 6pm Cocktail Reception (ticket required) 7:30pm Awards Ceremony (free and open to the public) 9-10pm Coffee & Dessert Reception National Museum of Women in the […]

Letters from my Grandparents: The Art of Ruth Schreiber

The Jewish Art Salon partners with the Anne Frank Center USA in presenting an art exhibit and artist’s talk by Ruth Schreiber. Opening reception: Thursday February 4, 2016, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Anne Frank Center USA 44 Park Place, New York, NY, between Church St. and West Broadway. The exhibit is on view […]

Aaron Rosen’s Art & Religion in the 21st Century

Jewish Art Salon advisor Aaron Rosen, PhD, has a new book out, which is garnering lots of attention. Art & Religion in the 21st Century, published by Thames & Hudson, is available on Amazon here.     In an increasingly secular world what images and representations do contemporary artists draw upon when they create ‘religious’ works of […]

Call for Art – Publication

A well-respected American Jewish magazine is looking for visual art based on the themes of their next 3 print issues. The works will be published in black & white. The printed magazine will includea simulated Talmud page with text and responses, as well as a section called “Perspectives” (short essays). Each issue will focus on a theme. […]

Gabriella Boros’ Woodblock Prints and Books in Exhibits

Current Exhibit of Woodblock Prints Nixie Gallery, 7925 Lincoln (just south of Oakton Street), Skokie, IL This show continues through February 12. Hours: Monday -Friday 12-5.     Chicago Printmakers Collaborative Show Opening Friday, January 29, 6-9 pm Union Street Gallery, 1527 Otto Boulevard, Chicago Heights Exhibit continues through February 6 Hours: Wednesday -Friday 12-5, Saturday 11-4 Opening in Madison, Wisconsin February 6 from […]

Call for Entries – Group Exhibit at Vancouver JCC

  ‘Call for entries’ for a group art exhibit open to all visual artists ‘Festival Ha’Rikud – A Tapestry of Cultures’ Application deadline: Friday, March 11, at 4 pm. Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery / The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver. May 12th to May 29, 2016 Media: drawing, painting, mixed media, fibre art […]

Israel Tsvaygenbaum’s Worlds In Your Eyes at Kanner Kurzon Museum

Performing artist Judy Trupin will perform excerpts from “Voices,” her theatrical interpretations of Israel Tsvaygenbaum’s paintings, at the opening reception of his solo show on Sunday, February 28, at 2:00 pm.   The exhibit runs from February 27th through April 3rd, open daily. Exhibition Reception 2/28/2016 02:00 – 4:30 PM   Kanner Kurzon Museum (in Beth El […]

Jewish Visual Art Awards

The Anolic Family Awards are now accepting applications for the 2016 cycle. This year there are three awards for artists in different career stages. • For art students: The Bertha Anolic Visual Arts Israel Travel Award. Deadline for applications: April 15th, 2016. The award is $2,000 • For early career artists, between the ages of […]

Print Production Coordinator/Graphic Artist in Toronto has a job opening in production (producing orders and printing them), starting March 2016. It could turn into a full time graphic design position.   Position: Print Production Coordinator/Graphic Artist One-year maternity leave position with potential for a permanent design position   Responsibilities: ·      Typesetting new texts in Hebrew and English ·      Production/printing of orders including: […]

Tamar Hirschl at Ceres Gallery

“Women Gazing Inward”, a group exhibit at Ceres Gallery in NY’s Chelsea district, features works by Tamar Hischl. This exhibition is presented by the Women’s Caucus of Art from January 5-30, 2016. All women have stories to tell. Female perspectives are often attuned to social and cultural influences. The work in this group exhibition asks the questions: […]

Women in the Arts Conference – Partners in Creation

ATARA – The Arts and Torah Association for Religious Women in the Arts presents a weekend conference in the New York City area. Shabbaton Jan 22-23 –Spirituality and the Arts Passaic, NJ   Sunday Jan 24 –Workshops and Master Classes in music, dance, film, writing and visual art Columbia University’s Kraft Center, 606 West 115 Street, […]


Dorene Schwartz-Weitz’s ongoing art project is a recreation of Torah commandments. When completed, the Mitzvah Kotel Project will be a wall made of life casts that depict all of the 77 positive commandments a Jew can keep outside of Israel. Her vision of the completed project includes interactive software allowing for a discovery process in which each […]

The Jew As The “Other”, art exhibition at Yiddish New York Festival

The Jew As The “Other” Wednesday, December 23 – Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 3-7:30 pm Opening reception  Wednesday, December 23  from 5:00-8:00 PM. Abrazo Interno Gallery, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, 107 Suffolk Street, New York NY. Organizers and jurors: Tine Kindermann, Deborah Ugoretz, Yona Verwer From the myth of Salome, the quintessential femme fatale, over the […]

Visual Art Conference; David Sperber examines the Jewish feminist work of Helene Aylon

Curator David Sperber will present at a conference at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His subject will be the art of Helene Aylon. Sperber will examine Aylon’s Jewish feminist work: its reception and contributions to both Jewish museums and religious communities, by analyzing the interactions between the artist, the curators and rabbis. Noting the […]

#PlusLight, curated by Tobi Kahn – on CBS Television

You are invited to participate! Now in its second year, #PlusLight is a virtual project conceived by artist Tobi Kahn to focus on seeing light in everyday life, and sharing light and hope in the face of the daunting realities of our time. Inspired by Chanukah, the global community is invited to use this hashtag […]

Judith Margolis’ Presentation of Women of the Book

Friday December 18 in Los Angeles Israeli artist Judith Margolis will present Women of the Book: Women Recording, Reflecting, Re-envisioning, a world-wide project. This project involves a dozen Jewish Art Salon members.

The Silk Road Experience with Siona Benjamin

The Silk Road Experience: a Night of Food, Fashion, and Music 14 December at 7:00PM Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York City The American Sephardi Federation hosts a fashion show and souk, with artist Siona Benjamin. For hundreds of years people, goods, and ideas traveled along the famous trade route, creating a […]

CALL FOR ART – Passover

Sponsored by the Jewish Art Salon and the Brooklyn Jewish Gallery @ CKI Venue: Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery @ CKI, 603 St. Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY. More info on the gallery here. Theme: Passover and the Consequences of Freedom. Maximum dimensions: 48 x 48, ready to hang, all media, but not 3-D. Curator: Richard McBee. IMPORTANT: Works must […]

Call for N.J. Artists for 3 Exhibits: ”Saving Fruitful Trees”

A juried exhibition sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey’s Partnership2Gether.   Eligibility: Open to all artists new and established, 18 years and older, who live, work or are part of an art organization in Northern New Jersey. Submission Deadline February 24, 2016 All artwork will be exhibited in 3 venues: The Belskie Museum, Closter, NJ – Reception Sunday March 13, […]

Call for Arts & Crafts Long Island

Looking for artists to display and sell their Made in Israel Arts and Crafts/Goods for small arts fair to coincide with Banquet and Concert.   Artists will be set up on a private stage alongside the event with access for the 300 attendees. Captive audience looking to support Israel and its products. Vendor responsible for […]

Beuys & Jewish Art – Chanukah Symposium at Mishkan Museum

Joseph Beuys Symposium at the Mishkan Museum of Art in Ein Harod, Israel. Friday December 11, 2015 (Chanukah) at 11:00. Contemporary art from Germany, and Characters in the Yard – Nahum Tevet and Olaf Lies Holtzaffl; The Jewish Art Salon’s exhibit New York / New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art from NYC, curated by Dvora Liss and David […]

Call for Art Auction

Event information:  Marina and Danielle are planning a Jewish art auction cocktail party in early February for their organization, called Tsedek ( – that helps over 3,000 underprivileged Jewish children in Israel with after school programming, that includes art, music, mentorship, and much more. This will be an upscale event with over 200 art collectors, enthusiasts, […]

Archie Rand’s 613 in NY Times & Wall Street Journal

Archie Rand has received a lot of press reviews with the publication of his book The 613. Here are  highlights, including a television show: On Michael Stoler’s CUNY – TV show, “Building New York”, there will be two consecutive weeks of interviews with painter Archie Rand. In addition: Do This, Don’t Do That – Lots of people try to live […]

Call for Art – Online Chanukah Project

  Now in its second year, #PlusLight is a virtual project conceived by artist Tobi Kahn, in conjunction with the JCC Manhattan, to focus on seeing light in everyday life, and sharing light and hope in the face of the daunting realities of our time. Inspired by Chanukah, the global community is invited to take […]

The LES Live Jewish Book Club with Julian Voloj

The Manny Cantor Center presents Ghetto Brother: Warrior to Peacemaker, a book discussion by Julian Voloj. Wednesday, December 9th @ 7:00PM Manny Cantor Center, 197 East Broadway, NYC, at Jefferson Street Mr. Voloj will be present to discuss his work and sign books. The LES Live Jewish Book Club is a collaboration between Tamid: The Downtown Synagogue […]

BluePrint Fellowship Applications

For Russian-speaking adults in the NY area. Application Deadline: December 1, 2015 The COJECO BluePrint Fellowship is a year-long program for Russian-speaking Jewish adults ages 25-40 to explore personal and collective identity through the creation of Jewish community projects, supported by group workshops, one-on-one mentorship, and a mini-grant of up to $5,000. PROGRAM DETAILS The […]

Mark Podwal: All This Has Come Upon Us…

A timely and educational exhibit featuring illustrations on the history of anti-Semitism recently opened at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. This exhibit, “Mark Podwal: All This Has Come Upon Us…,” is on view through March 13, 2016 at the museum, 301 Washington Ave. in Miami Beach. Podwal is an artist, author and illustrator best known […]

Anna Fine Foer

With Silence Comes Peace, an art exhibition about mindfulness, features work by Anna Fine Foer. Opening reception, Friday Nov 20, 6-9 pm, with an artists’ talk at 7:30 p.m. Goucher College, Silber Art Gallery. 1021 Dulaney Valley Road ∙ Baltimore, Maryland 21204 ∙  ∙ Telephone 410.337.6000 October 27, to Sunday, December 6. In this exhibit, six artists explore […]

Alan Falk’s Song of Songs

A recently published limited edition book features 23 watercolors and additional drawings by artist Alan Falk, based on one of the greatest love poems ever written. The Song of Songs celebrates the awakening and consummation of love between a young woman and her lover, who meet secretly in an idyllic landscape where they discover and celebrate […]

Creative Spirit with Wendy Rabinowitz

Sunday, November 22, 2015 Wendy A. Rabinowitz will be exhibiting her one-of-a-kind weaving/mixed-media “VESSELS OF LIGHT” mezuzzot and meditation plaques at the Berkshire Hills Country Club. Over fifty women will be represented at this showcase. This showcase of Women Writers &  Artists is sponsored by the Berkshire Creative Collaborative. Sunday, November 22, 2015, 1-4:00 PM Berkshire Hills Country […]

Jewish Art Salon Session With Andi Arnovitz

The Jewish Art Salon is pleased to present: Andi Arnovitz at Yeshiva University Museum Thursday, December 3, 5:30pm – 7:30pm Light refreshments – 5:30 pm 6:00 pm Artist’s Tour of Threatened Beauty – Works by Andi Arnovitz  6:30 pm Arnovitz’s PowerPoint Presentation: highlights of her biblical and Jewish-themed feminist works, Venetian Haggadah project, Jerusalem Biennale. Andi will […]

Water inspired by Tashlich

The Windsor Jewish Federation presents WATER – מים Inspired by Tashlich Thursday, Nov 12, 2015, @ 7:30 p.m Juried International Art Show with Emily Stern. Exhibit on view until November 26. Artworks from the USA, Canada and China. Detroit River Canadian Cleanup Maestro Franz conducting the WSO for Handel’s Water Music. HNM Dance Company live “water” performance. Windsor Jewish Community […]

Ken Goldman at the Philadelphia Jewish Museum

SOME BODY JEWISH, a solo art exhibition by Israeli artist Ken Goldman, will be featured at the Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art. Opening Reception December 3, 5:30 – 7 PM Artist Talk 6 PM 615 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19123   215-627-6747 December 3 – March 1, 2016 Hours: M – F: 10 – 4pm (and by […]

Art In Heaven & Andy Statman

The Jewish Music Café @ CKI in Brooklyn presents THE ANDY STATMAN TRIO   Plus a short film “ART IN HEAVEN” by filmmaker Zvi Rosenfeld, with a live improvised soundtrack by ELIE MASSIAS and Pedro Cortejosa. Art in Heaven weaves archival and personal footage and images gathered by Rosenfeld while photographing iconic abandoned synagogues of Europe into […]

Borges and Kabbalah

  Mirta Kupferminc presents her etchings about Borges and Kabbbalah in a solo show at Galery Koo in Hong Kong. Opening Reception November 11, 6-8 PM November 11 to December 12, 2015 The magical realism of Borges has a common ground with the thought of Kabbalah. If, according to Borges, the text and its infinite combinations […]

“The 613,” Book by Archie Rand

“The 613 may be the most audacious and distinctive book of its kind” -Blue Rider Press, Penguin Random House Publishers “Wow!”            “Splendid!”     “Truth!” “Rat-a-tat!”   “Dazzling!” – Art Spiegelman   -John Ashbery   -Ang Lee -Jules Feiffer   –Cynthia Ozick Archie Rand’s career as an artist spans five […]

Portraits: Revealing & Concealing

Art exhibit at the Deerfield Arts Bank Soft opening: Sunday, November 15, 2015 Festive Reception: Thursday, November 19 (6-8pm) Nov. 15- Jan. 14, 2016, W, F, Sun  2-6; Thurs 2-8 3 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield   Every portrait shows us something but also hides something.  18th century portraits were commissioned  by the subject of the portrait.  In […]

“New York New Work” at the Mishkan Museum of Art

  The Mishkan Museum of Art in Ein Harod presents New York / New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art from NYC  November 13 – January 31, 2016 Opening Reception Friday November 13, 11:30 AM. Mishkan Museum of Art, Ein Harod, 18965 Israel The exhibition, co-organized by the Jewish Art Salon, a global group of artists and scholars, […]

Biblical Inspiration in a Secular Age.  

Featuring artwork inspired by the Old Testament. Artists: Helene Aylon, Siona Benjamin, Archie Rand, Hanan Harchol, Marc Malberg Curator: Judith Brodsky Opening Reception: Thursday, November 5, 5-7 p.m. Artists’ Talk: Thursday, November 12, 7 p.m.   Rider University Art Gallery, Bart Luedeke Center, Top Floor 2083 Lawrenceville Road Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648. Phone: (609) 895-5588. Thursday, November 5 through Sunday, December […]

Archie Rand: “The 54 Chapter Paintings”

The Tribeca Synagogue in New York presents an exhibition of The 54 Chapter Paintings by Archie Rand. Each painting is based on the weekly parsha and exhibited in order. Displayed for the first time as a solo exhibition, this body of work was first shown at the Jewish Museum in 1989. On Thursday November 19th the Synagogue […]

Creative Catalyst Symposium for Socially Engaged Jewish Art

Creative Catalyst is a 1-day conference and platform to support socially engaged Jewish art that highlights the work of artists, curators, activists, community leaders, and organizations. The event’s goal is to create dialogue around socially engaged Jewish art, the structures and networks of support for artists working within social issues. Sunday, November 8th, 2015, 9:30AM – 4:30PM […]

Susan Schwalb’s London Exhibits

Susan Schwalb has a two-person show in London opening November 10th, plus two public lectures in London. In addition, the historical silverpoint show “Drawing in Silver and Gold” at the British Museum, in which she is participating, is on until Dec. 6, 2015. She also has two exhibitions – group show in Denver opening Oct. […]

Call for Jewish Films SFJFF36

Save the Date: SFJFF36 returns July 21 – August 7, 2016 SFJFF36 Call For Entries Now Open The 36th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, presented by the Jewish Film Institute, will run July 21–August 7, 2016 at venues in San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, Palo Alto and San Rafael. Entries for the 2016 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF) are […]

‘Blue like Me’ Film Screening & Exhibit Opening at American Sephardi Federation NY

The Jewish Art Salon is proud to co-sponsor The American Sephardi Federation’s film screening of Siona Benjamin at the Center for Jewish History. Blue like Me’: An Indian-Jewish Artist’s Boundless Imagination”, film screening of a documentary about Jewish Art Salon’s Founding Member Siona Benjamin will be followed by “Baghdadis & The Bene Israel in Bollywood & […]

Symposium- Contemporary Jewish Art in America

The Jerusalem Biennale, in conjunction with the Jewish Art Salon exhibit New York / New Work, features a symposium November 1, 2015, 17:00-20:30. Moderator: David Sperber. Polonsky Academy Auditorium, Van Leer Institute 43 Jabotinsky Street, Jerusalem The symposium marks the closing of the exhibition New York/New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art in NYC. Program: 17:00-17:30- Greetings by Rami Ozeri, Founder […]

The Divine and Sublime with Carole Kunstadt

Curated by Anne Trauben, a selection of over 30 works from Carole Kunstadt’s Sacred Poem  and Old Testament Series will be featured in The Divine and Sublime. October 23 – November 22, 2015 Opening Reception  Sunday, October 25, 3 – 6 pm Drawing Rooms 180 Grand St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 Participating artists include: Buhm Hong, Carole P. Kunstadt, Cicely Cottingham, Jill Scipione, […]

The 613 by Archie Rand

Artist Archie Rand took on a very ambitious project: he painted all 613 Jewish commandments. These images have been published in a book “The 613 by Archie Rand”, which will be published November 10th by Blue Rider Press. More publication info here. Archie Rand’s career as an artist spans five decades and myriad themes and […]

Evil: A Matter Of Intent

The HUC – JIR Museum in New York hosts an art exhibit on the concept of Evil. The art will be on view till June 30, 2016. Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 5:30-7:30 pm, with a program at 6:30 pm Evil is not a cosmic accident. It does not just happen. Natural disasters happen. Disease, drought, […]

Trix Rosen’s Exhibits

Two NY area exhibitions feature works by Trix Rosen. VISAURAL NAVE Gallery Annex, 53 Chester St., Somerville, MA 02144 October 8th – 31st  2015 Pigment print on aluminum with hand-filed edges 12 x 18 inches Song: Hallelujah   Rosen photographed the graffiti drawing Who do You Believe In on a cell wall of the Women’s Wing […]

Rhythm. Fabric. Soul.

Solo exhibition by Tanya Fredman at the Jerusalem Theater, through November 12. Curated by Noga Arad-Ayalon. The exhibit features vibrant African fabric collages, sculpted paintings and paper-cut mobiles which reflect Fredman’s experience teaching art in Rwanda, working with Ethiopian Israeli youth, and relating to diverse cultures through dance and movement. The Jerusalem Theater, Sherover Gallery. […]

Floating Landscapes by Irina Sheynfeld

Solo Exhibit by Irina Sheynfeld. The artist explores images of water, trees and reflections, applying layers of dots and circular patterns to capture mystery and wonder of nature. Ceres Gallery 547 West 27th Street, Second Floor, Suite 201, New York, NY November 3 – November 28, 2015 Opening Reception: November 5, 6pm-8pm Sheynfeld grew up in Odessa, Ukraine, […]

Call for Art: The Jew As The Other

Yiddish New York* invites artists to submit work for a special exhibition, The Jew as the Other, which will be featured from Wednesday, December 23 – Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the Abrazo Interno Gallery, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, 107 Suffolk Street on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The exhibition will open with a reception on Wednesday, December 23 […]

Rooted – The Ecological Duality of Nature and Jewish Identity

Tuesday October 13, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm opens a new exhibit by Art Kibbutz NY, and co-sponsored by the Jewish Art Salon. The Manny Cantor Center at NY’s Lower East Side will host the exhibit till December 1, 2015. This exhibition explores the dual role of art embedded in the environment and in Jewish identity. […]

Women of the Book

Jewish Women Recording, Reflecting, Revisioning. Curators: Shoshana Gugenheim (Founding Artist), Dr. Ronit Steinberg & Judith Margolis (Jerusalem) This nine-year collaboration presents contemporary visual commentary on the core text of the Jewish people- the Torah. The 54 participating women artists represent 5 continents and span the continuum of Jewish identity, from secular to ultra-Orthodox, while voicing diverse […]

Israel Tsvaygenbaum

The Amsterdam Whitney Gallery will host a group exhibition featuring works by artist Israel Tsvaygenbaum from November 12-December 8, 2015. Opening Reception Thursday November 19, 2015, 6:00-8:00 pm. Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, 511 West 25th Street-Chelsea, New York, NY, 10001. Israel Tsvaygenbaum will exhibit 4 paintings: “Wrapped in Love“. Tsvaygenbaum always believed that human beings are not single creatures in this universe who have feelings […]

IMA IYLA’A: The Art of Motherhood

                Opening Reception Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 8:00pm- 9:00pm Artist-Talk by Joan Roth, and Film-Talk by Film Maker and Artist Maya Zack, and the filming of her work “Mother  Economy.” Hechal Shlomo, 56 King George Street, Jerusalem,  Israel Ima Iylaa; The Art of Motherhood is a bold, breakthrough art […]

New York / New Work – Talks & Films at the Jerusalem Biennale

Wednesday 30th of September, 16:30 – 19:00 NEW YORK / NEW WORK – ARTISTS TALKS & FILMS As part of the Jerusalem Biennale 2015 Van Leer Institute, Polonsky Auditorium, Jabotinsky 43, Jerusalem   16:00 – View the art exhibit.        ARTISTS TALKS 16:30 – Panel with exhibiting artists Yona Verwer, Richard McBee, Cynthia Beth Rubin, David Wander. Introductions by Dvora […]

The Jerusalem Biennale in El Al Magazine Article

El Al’s September 2015 article mentions the Jewish Art Salon’s exhibit New York / New Work, and artists Siona Benjamin, Archie Rand, Richard McBee, Tobi Kahn and Andi Arnovitz. The article also features JAS member Yehudis Barmatz. Other press received so far: Israeli News Channel 10 Daily news (Around the 26:17 minutes mark), October 13, 2015 What’s that huge white […]

To Forgive and Remember at the Derfner Museum

To Forgive and Remember: Reshaping Contemporary Consciousness On view September 10, 2015–January 3, 2016 Reception with the artists: Sunday, October 18, 3:30–5:30 p.m. R.S.V.P. or 718.581.1330 Planned to coincide with the Jewish High Holidays, this exhibition of 15 works by nine contemporary artists surveys both the historical and present impact of judgment, forgiveness, oneness and remembrance on […]

Jewish Art Salon at the Jerusalem Biennale 2015

THE SECOND JERUSALEM BIENNALE FOR CONTEMPORARY JEWISH ART WILL SHOWCASE THE WORK OF NEARLY 200 ISRAELI AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS. The Jewish Art Salon’s Pavilion at the Polonsky Academy features New York / New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art from NYC, curated by Dvora Liss and David Sperber Participating artists: Helène Aylon, Siona Benjamin, Tobi Kahn, Rachel Kanter, Robert Kirschbaum, Richard McBee, Archie Rand, Cynthia […]

Salon Session at the Bernard Museum

 David Wander – The Book of David Join us for an informal art session at Temple Emanu-El – Herbert & Eileen Bernard Museum, NYC. 1 East 65th Street, New York, NY. 212 744 1400 Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 6:30 – 8pm Presenters: Artist David Wander and Curator Warren Klein. Light refreshments will be served. On view […]

JOMIX Catalog

We are proud to announce the catalog of our art exhibit JOMIX-Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation Expertly designed by Dorit Jordan Dotan, the print version will be ready late September. Online preview here. The exhibit, an expanded version of the previous JOMIX, is curated by Joel Silverstein, Aimee Rubensteen, and Richard McBee. Wendi Furman and Yona Verwer assisted […]

Threatened Beauty by Andi Arnovitz at the Y.U. Museum

Artist Uses Rich Legacy of Islamic Motifs to Express Fears of Nuclear Iran and Extremism. “Threatened Beauty“ – Works by Andi Arnovitz. September 6, 2015 – January 10, 2016 Yeshiva University Museum 15 W. 16th St. near Union Sq., New York, NY 10010, 212-294-8330 Alluring, even beautiful; unsettling, even shocking – The New York Times. The provocative […]

Ruth Weisberg’s New Publication

Jack Rutberg Fine Arts announces the new publication and extended dates for Ruth Weisberg’s exhibition now on view through September 30. RUTH WEISBERG Reflections Through Time Preview the Entire Publication Online Here 72 Pages + 70 Color Illustrations Introduction by Jack Rutberg Essays by John Seed & Annabel Osberg   “Reflections Through Time”, the art exhibit, reveals Weisberg’s […]

Mark Podwal’s Jewish Bestiary in Munich

In celebration of the European Day of Jewish Culture, Mark Podwal will exhibit his artwork and give a lecture in Germany. The exhibition at Munich’s Jewish Cultural Center coincides with the publication of the German edition of Podwal’s Jewish Bestiary: A book of fabulous creatures drawn from Hebraic Legend and Lore. Opening Reception September 6, 2015 at 4:30 pm. Exhibit continues till […]

Marisa Scheinfeld’s Echoes of the Borscht Belt

The National Yiddish Book Center presents Echoes of the Borscht Belt: Contemporary Photographs by Marisa Scheinfeld. The exhibition features 16 large-scale images complimented by a selection of original artifacts and ephemera from some of the Borscht Belt’s most beloved hotels and resorts. Exhibition Dates: April 26, 2015 – November 22, 2015 Artist Talk: Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM Borscht […]

JOMIX – Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation at Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art and the Jewish Art Salon present: JOMIX – Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation  September 1st through November 15th, 2015. Mon-Fri  9:30 AM – 4:30 PM Reception & Panel Discussion with Curators  October 15, 2015 @ 6pm Guest Speakers Joel Silverstein, Richard McBee & Aimee Rubensteen, JOMIX Exhibit Curators, Jewish Art Salon. Introductions by Wendi Furman, PMJA Director of Exhibitions, […]

Call for Art: Freedom Imagined; Freedom Lived

artCONVERSATIONS, LLC invites artists from all cultural, religious, political and economic backgrounds to engage in an all media conversation about freedoms imagined and freedoms lived. The stunning events of recent history compel each of us to define, imagine, and discover possibilities for the freedoms of a meaningful life. For each member of the human family- […]

We’re Living in a Golden Age of Jewish American Art & Don’t Really Know It

Matthew Baigell, Founding Member of the Jewish Art Salon, has been blogging for The Prosen People. He is the author of the recently published book Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish America Art, 1880-1940 “These are great times for those of us who support, encourage, and enjoy looking at art with Jewish themes. Perhaps never […]

Call-For-Entries Water – םימ

The Windsor Jewish Community Centre, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, is currently accepting submissions for Water – םימ. Many spiritual traditions recognize the sacred nature of water as a life-giving source and a symbol of rebirth. Inspired by the transformative power of water in ךילשת “tashlikh” (meaning “casting off” in Hebrew), a Jewish water-based ritual of self-renewal and metamorphosis, Water – מים will […]

Hidden Links: Exploring Jewish Identity, the Work of Yona Verwer & Cynthia Beth Rubin

Produced by the Mizel Museum, Denver, CO, and the Center for the Arts Evergreen. Curated by Georgina Kolber and Stephanie Perkins. Center for the Arts, Evergreen, Colorado. July 30 – September 4, 2015. Opening July 30, 4-7 PM. New York artists Cynthia Beth Rubin and Yona Verwer exhibit works created together and separately, demonstrating how very different […]

Shmita Artfest NY

Sunday August 9 on Governors Island, NY. At the Shmita Artfest, organized by Art Kibbutz, and presented in partnership with the Jewish Art Salon, Hazon, LabShul, Romemu, and Schusterman Foundation’s ROI network, members of the public can take part in a number of activities: –  Open Studio visits at Art Kibbutz Summer Residency –  Jewish […]

Yahi Or

This summer, The Welles Gallery of the Lenox Library in Lenox, MA will exhibit the one-of-a-kind weaving/mixed-media assemblages by artist Wendy A. Rabinowitz.  This solo exhibit, ” YAHI OR: Let there Be Light” reflects  Rabinowitz’s  fascination with the concept of light in Torah (Old Testament), Psalms and other Jewish mystical and wisdom texts, beginning with Breishith (Genesis 1.3): “And G’d said: ‘Yahi or, Let there […]

Jewelry & Amulet Design Workshop at Studio Gruss

Join the Jewish Art Salon, RJeneration and Russian Moishe House for an incredible hands-on-art workshop with a passionate artist couple, right in their Brooklyn studio. July 9, 6:30 PM. Refreshments served. Lorelei and Alex Gruss are renowned artists, and a couple breathing craft and design since 1987, creating exquisite Judaica, spiritual spaces and jewelry. Both are also […]

Reflections Through Time by Ruth Weisberg

Celebrated L.A. contemporary artist Ruth Weisberg is the subject of a new exhibition entitled “Ruth Weisberg: Reflections Through Time,” opening with a reception for the artist from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, located at 357 North La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles. The exhibition extends through September […]

NYC Artist Beit Midrash Exhibit

Temple Emanu-el / Skirball Center’s 14th annual art exhibit opens Monday June 15th from 6-9 PM. Davis Mansion, 135 East 65th Street, New York, NY On view June 16-19, June 21, 11 – 5. Jewish Art Salon members involved in the exhibit; Curator Tobi Kahn, and artists Barbara Freedman, Sandra Indig, Susan Kaplow, Rachel Kanter, […]

 Faith in Color

The Creative Soul presents a solo exhibition of artwork by Robert Kremnizer. The Creative Soul Gallery, 386 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn, N.Y. Twenty oil paintings by this artist depict unabashed acts of faith, prayer and devotion. They tap into the multiple aspects of modern belief using the unique tools of contemporary visual culture. His bold scale and […]


May 21 – June 21, 2015 Opening Reception Thurs. June 4 (6-8)  When do landscapes become LandEscapes? When we add an extra E… we invite leaps of the imagination… possibilities beyond sunsets and riverbanks. The Deerfield Arts Bank in Massachusetts is showing the works of over 40 local artists of every kind: photography, pastels, oils, watercolor, acrylic, glass mosaics, tapestry weaving, […]

Fields of Dreams: Living Shmita in the Modern World

This exhibition at the Y.U. Museum explores the dynamic process through which the Biblical concept of Shmita was revived, debated and engaged by early settlers of the Land of Israel. The exhibition features rare, original documents and letters by the most significant rabbinic voices of the late 19th and 20th century, as well as by contemporary photographs, artifacts and […]

Active Hands: Craft by Soldiers

Ken Goldman is participating in this exhibit which features rare treasures made by soldiers on active duty, as well as historic documentation of the Army Arts and Crafts Program, which has allowed thousands of soldiers and their families to find respite in the handmade since World War II. Goldman is exhibiting little stone amulets he […]

Looking for videographer

Rabbi Richard Borah, Founder of the Observant Artists Community Circle, and Jewish Art Salon Founding member Richard McBee are working on a project to create video podcasts on each parsha. They will be using Jewish Art as commentary, along with R. Borah’s comments, and additional insights from others including Rav Soloveitchik, Rav Kook, Rambam. They are […]

Igal Fedida Gallery Event

Open Gallery Night. June 10th, 2015 at 7pm 1482 First Avenue New York, NY 10075 Tel: 310-466-3916 Refreshments will be served. RSVP recommended at

The Art Sprinter Emerging Jewish Artists Award

Emerging Jewish Artist Awards is a global art competition specifically targeting talented contemporary Jewish artists from all over the world. The project was created with the vision to recognize exceptional early and mid career artists and present their talent to a global audience through online promotion and a gallery exhibition. Group exhibit and award ceremony June […]

Jews, Rock and Roll NYC Benefit Launch

Jews, Rock and Roll traveling pop up museum would love for you to join them at their New York City Benefit Launch. City Winery will be transformed for one night only to showcase a preview of their exhibit…plus ample wine and hors d’oeuvres. Evening festivities feature an appearance by songwriting legend Mike Stoller of hit machine Leiber & […]

The Wise Have Eyes – Artists Interpret Kabbalah

A musical Kabbalah piece titled The Wise Have Eyes has just been released. It is an interpretation of a mystical tale from the Zohar known as The Parable of the Maiden (or Sava de-Mishpatim). More info here; or view on youtube. It was created by Jacqueline Nicholls, Jewlia Eisenberg and Sarah Lefton in chavruta (חַבְרוּתָא “partnership”), a […]

Memory of the Future

Israeli artist Dorit Jordan Dotan will be an exhibitor in a group show in Berlin, Germany at the The Verein Berliner Künstler (VBK / Berlin Artist Association). Opening July 8, 2015.  This exhibition celebrates 50 years of friendship between Israel & Germany, with the support of the Israeli Foreign Ministry – Art and Culture Department. The Israeli […]

Elevation Offering

The Creative Soul presents a solo exhibit by Elke Reva Sudin titled Elevation Offering. Opening Reception May 28, 8 PM The Creative Soul Gallery 386 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11213. Exhibit on view till June 14, by appointment.

Jessica Deutsch in Running & Returning

Thursday May 21, 8-11 PM One night only. (47th Day of the Omer) XY Atelier, Hester Street, New York, NY

Alvin Sher’s Sculpture Exhibit

Gallery ARTIFACT will feature sculptures by Alvin Sher from June 10 – 28, 2015. Reception June 10, 2015, 6-8 pm 84 Orchard Street, btw Broome & Grand New York, NY 10002 212.475.0448 • Gallery open Wednesday through Sunday, 12-6 pm Image: Compass Temple, Iron, 25x26x27 cm View his work online at

Upcoming Events at the Anne Frank Center USA

The Day We Left Hitler Behind: The Story and Legacy of the Kindertransport A Talk and Film Screening – May 19, 6:30-8:30 PM 44 Park Place, New York, NY 10007 A special screening of the 2000 Academy Award-winning documentary Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport. This important film tells the remarkable story of how […]

Proudly Jewish Posters

Voices & Visions (Harold Grinspoon Foundation) has just released a new poster series – a six-poster collection called Proudly Jewish, with quotes and images that exemplify for Harold Grinspoon and Diane Troderman the “values and ideas that Judaism teaches.” They refer to it as an operating manual for the 21st century. You can see the series at […]