Category J.A.S. Events

Chutzpah as Art Practice

July 12, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) / 20:00-21:00 Israel time, 10:00-11:00 PDT on Zoom Shoshana Gugenheim Kedem presents “Chutzpah as Art Practice”. Through the lens of Jewish identity and indigeneity, feminism and re-insertion, Shoshana Gugenheim Kedem will share from select social practice works created between 2016 and 2020 during the tenure of her MFA studies in Art and […]

Hineni & Eineni + Bright Moon – Dark Coffee

July 5, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) / 20:00-21:00 Israel time, 10:00-11:00 PDT on Zoom Billha Zussman presents “HINENI & EINENI: Sieving and being sieved; images from my bible notebook”. Zussman’s bible notebook, a patchwork of household kitchen symbols and objects, explores “Why aren’t Billha and Zilpah counted as Jewish matriarchs?”  Yehudis Barmatz-Harris and Elinora Schwartz present “Bright Moon – Dark Coffee: Exhibition […]

Jews Outside The Margins

June 28, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) / 20:00-21:00 Israel time, 10:00-11:00 PDT on Zoom Ezra Rose and Amy Rubin will present Jews Outside The Margins. An exploration of how people in the literal and figurative far reaches of Judaism make sense of themselves and find ways to connect to their Jewishness. This event is organized by the […]

Jada Paris Art Fair and Artist-in-Residence Program

The Jewish Art Salon is proud to sponsor the 2020 Jada Paris Art Fair and Artist-in-Residence Program! All participating Jewish Art Salon members will receive a 25% discount to join this major event during Paris Art Week (October 19th – 30th, 2020). JADA represents a murmuring artistic voice, as it rises to challenge the hegemony […]

i am. an immigrant / We Have Always Been Sanctified

Sunday June 21, 1pm EST, 20:00 Israel time, 10am PST DORIT JORDAN DOTAN presents “i am. an immigrant”, a visit of her intercontinental curatorial project in Berlin.  Demographic changes affect global and local politics, economies, urban affairs and day-to-day life. For some of those who were lucky to be born in a stable, strong, democratic […]

The 2020 Global Quarantine and the Rise of Digi-Romanticism

Sunday June 14, 1pm EST, 20:00 Israel time, 10am PST Jonatas & Dana Blickensderfer, Founders of JADA present The 2020 Global Quarantine and the Rise of Digi-Romanticism An illustrated discussion on the manifold reactions to the search for meaning and deeper content in daily life during confinement, which deprived all of the constant multi-sensorial stimulation […]

From There to Here / Visualizing Shabbat

June 7, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) / 20:00-21:00 Israel time, 10:00-11:00 PDT on Zoom. Two half-hour sessions: Visualizing Shabbat, by Fiber Artists Ruth Simon McRae and Laurie Wohl. Ruth Simon McRae will show her Tifferet series of handmade tallit, discussing the inspiration/meaning and textile processes employed in each.  Laurie Wohl’s current work – The Shabbat Project – […]

Between Two Worlds by Alan Falk, and Prayers of a Kohenet by Bekah Starr

May 31, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) / 20:00-21:00 Israel time, 10:00-11:00 PDT on Zoom. Based on Alan Falk’s current solo show Between Two Worlds: Shir HaShirim and The Dybbuk explores the romantic and magical aspects of love and the search for the sublime, and comprises of his artworks based on The Song of Songs (Shir HaShirim)  and […]

Susan May Tell Photographs & Every Protection.

Sunday May 24, 1pm EST, 20:00 Israel time, 10am PST New York based artist SUSAN MAY TELL will show Photographs of Space, Silence and Solitude. These are photographs of personal projects, museum exhibitions and work commissioned by pre-eminent publications, in the United States, Middle East and Europe: the women fighters of the Eritrean People’s Liberation […]

Author A.J. Sidransky in Conversation with Julian Voloj

The Jewish Art Salon is proud to co-sponsor a conversation with Be’chol Lashon’s Julian Voloj, who is also a Jewish Art Salon Fellow, with author A.J. Sidransky, who will discuss his new novel “The Interpreter.” This first installment of his new “Justice” series examines among other topics the question of Jewish identity and who defines […]

Art in the Time of Corona & Rethinking Judaica with new media.

May 17, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) / 20:00-21:00 Israel time, 10:00-11:00 PDT on Zoom. Jerusalem-based artist LENORE MIZRACHI-COHEN is a conceptual artist from NYC, who recently relocated to Israel. In Art in the Time of Corona she will give a taste of what the artistic landscape in Jerusalem was like before and during the lockdown period, and […]

A Tradition of Embellishment: Exploring the Aesthetics of Jewish Arts

Join us for the second session in the virtual program series. May 3rd, 2020, 10:30am-12:00pm EDT; 17:30-19:00 Israel time. Facilitators: Cynthia Beth Rubin and Chana Wiesenthal Elias 10:30-11:30 Presentations 11:30-12:00 Open discussion with audience Is there an identifiable Jewish sensibility or aesthetic, a Jewish way of thinking, that finds its genesis in a theological tradition […]

Not in Heaven: Artists as Partners in Creation

Join us for the third session in virtual programs. May 10, 1:00-2:00pm EDT; 20:00-21:00 Israel time Not in Heaven: Artists as Partners in Creation By Curators Judith Cardozo and Dr. Susan Nashman Fraiman The exhibition “Not in Heaven” (part of the Jerusalem Biennale 2019) was a response of designers and artists to a dramatic story […]

May Schedule of Virtual Programs

Join us online for Sunday art events!

Virtual: Modern Jewish Narratives

We are kicking off our weekly virtual program series on April 19th, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) with a presentation by three of our members: Archie Rand, Richard McBee & Joel Silverstein present Modern Jewish Narratives, a Powerpoint of their Jewish Art Salon exhibition, followed by a discussion with the viewers. JAS members and alumni will be […]

JAS Artists Beit Midrash

The Jewish Art Salon presents an Artists Beit Midrash. Update March 18, 2020: sessions will be continued online, including virtual studio visits. The theme: Pardes: Encountering the Divine “Four entered the Divine Orchard; one died, one went mad, one lost his faith and one emerged unscathed.”Pardes is the Talmudic story (Chagigah 14b) of the search […]

Kenissa and CAJM

The Jewish Art Salon attended the Council of American Jewish Museums Conference in Dallas TX last week. This week we will participate in the 2020 National Kenissa Consultation at the Isabella Freedman Center. In both cases our representative is artist / curator / Jewish Art Salon Founding member Richard McBee. At annual Consultations every March, Kenissa convenes […]

JADA Art Fair Highlights

Highlights video of  the successful Miami Art Week Exhibit. The Jewish Art Salon was a co-sponsor of the JADA Art Fair, where 6 of our artists exhibited in December, 2019. The exhibition, organized by Jonatas Chimen and Dana Blickensderfer, focused on Judaism and immigration, exile, the Sephardic experience, the Jewish Diaspora, the Spanish Inquisition, Redemption, and […]


Our Salon Sessions are great opportunities to meet artists, curators and other art professionals, and to strengthen our Jewish arts community. Photos here of the January 19 session at Tobi Kahn’s studio. When: Sunday March 8, 2020, 2-4 pm Only one seat left as of March 1st. Jewish Art Salon members: Tickets HERE.  Art historians, curators, and JAS student […]

NYC Salon Session January 19

Our Salon Sessions are great opportunities to meet artists, curators and other art professionals, and to strengthen our Jewish arts community. The January 19 session at Tobi Kahn’s was attended by a diverse membership of artists and curators. Photos by Richard McBee, Susan Schwalb, and Yona Verwer When: Sunday January 19, 2020, 2-4 pm Where: The […]

Haaretz Article on JADA Art Fair

At Art Basel in Miami, a Tale of Jewish Immigration and Redemption The Jewish contribution to the famous art fair this month showcased just how diverse the community is. Haaretz, December 12, 2019. By Danielle Ziri Haaretz featured an in-depth article on the JADA Art Fair, which the Jewish Art Salon co-sponsored. Six JAS artists […]

The JAS at the Association of Jewish Studies Conference

The Jewish Art Salon will present at the Annual Conference of the Association of Jewish Studies in San Diego, CA. The conference takes place December 15-17, 2019. Our panel is a great opportunity to introduce the Jewish academic community to contemporary Jewish Art. Contemporary Jewish Art Organizations: A New Dynamic Tuesday December 17, 3:15 – […]

The JAS at the Kenissa conference

The Jewish Art Salon will participate, and Richard McBee and Joel Silverstein will present at Kenissa’s National Cross-Training that will take place December 8-10, 2019 at the Pearlstone Jewish Retreat Center in Reisterstown, MD.  The conference is a gathering of individuals who are creating new communities of meaning around the country. At the upcoming Cross-Training […]

Shalom Bienvenidos 2019

The Jewish Art Salon partners with Omanut: Jewish Uptown Arts to present Shalom Bienvenidos.This one-day event on November 10 in NYC explores the Jewish experience in Spanish-speaking lands with a day long event of film, speakers, music, and culinary experiences. Jewish communities have flourished in Spain, South and Central America, and elsewhere throughout the Spanish-speaking […]

Sticks, Stones, and the Power of Words

In conjunction with the exhibition On The Consequences of Hate Speech III a Roundtable will take place on September 11, 7:30 pm. Participants: Exhibition curators / artists Nancy Current and Robin Atlas; President of Pittsburgh Interfaith Evolution Marnie Fineberg; Rev. Ben McBride Co-director, PICO California, and muslim leader Nyla Ibrahim. PJJC, 800 Foster City Blvd, […]

Sukkahwood 2019

The Jewish Art Salon is excited to partner with Sukkahwood, an event that invites artists and designers to re-imagine a “Sukkah” and be part of the “Sukkahwood” outdoor exhibition of temporary dwelling installations. Sunday, October 6, 2019, from 12 PM – 4 PM Inwood Hill Park, NYC at the entrance near the intersection of 218th […]

Conney Conference Videos

The Conney Conference on Jewish Arts, which took place in New York City this year, has published video recordings of their sessions here. The Jewish Art Salon’s panel discussions are featured below:  Spinoza In Our Time Anti-Semitism and Jewish Art Today Contemporary Jewish Narratives More info on our panel discussions: Anti-Semitism, Spinoza, and Narratives Individual Jewish Art […]

Anti-Semitism and Jewish Art Today: Panel Discussion at 92St Y / Conney Conference

April 2, 2019, 10:00-11:00 am. 92 St Y, Buttenweiser Hall  1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128 Anti-Semitism and Jewish Art Today  Moderator: Ruth Weisberg. Panelists: Yona Verwer, Phillip Schwartz, Max Kulchinsky, Richard McBee. View the video recording HERE Anti-Semitism has reasserted itself as a primary international factor in 21st Century Jewish life.  A recent survey of European […]

Spinoza in Our Time: Panel Discussion at 92St Y / Conney Conference

Monday April 1, 2019, 9:00-10:00 am. 92 St Y, Buttenweiser Hall  1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128 Spinoza in Our Time  Moderator: Ori Z. Soltes. Panelists: Artists Lenore Mizrachi-Cohen, Goldie Gross, Judith Joseph, Cynthia Beth Rubin, Yona Verwer, and David Wander. View the video recording HERE The panel will take up some of the thinking that shaped […]

Contemporary Jewish Narratives: Anti-Semitism and Jewish Art Today: Panel Discussion at 92St Y / Conney Conference

April 2, 2019: 2:00-3:00 pm 92 St Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128. Contemporary Jewish Narratives Moderator: Matthew Baigell. Panelists: Archie Rand, Richard McBee, Joel Silverstein. View the video recording HERE For the past 40 years three artists, Archie Rand, Richard McBee and Joel Silverstein have created paintings of contemporary Jewish Narratives.  Their core subjects range from […]

Conney Conference on Jewish Arts 2019 in NYC

The Jewish Art Salon is proud to be participating in the Conney Conference on Jewish Arts at the 92Y, March 31-April 3rd, 2019. Full conference program available here The Jewish Art Salon will be conducting three panel discussions: April 1: 9:00-10:00 am. Spinoza in Our Time / Moderator: Ori Z. Soltes. Panelists: Lenore Mizrachi-Cohen, Goldie […]

Spinoza Programs

Programs in conjunction with the art exhibition Spinoza: Marrano of Reason. March 8, 2019 – Walking Tour of Jewish Amsterdam  Exclusive for members of the Jewish Art Salon, artists participating in the Spinoza exhibition, and their guests. Join the Jewish Art Salon and Prof. Ori Z. Soltes (Georgetown University) for a walking tour of Jewish […]

Happy 2019! Celebrating last year’s highlights

Wishing you all a happy, peaceful, artistic and prosperous 2019. Thank you for helping us serve artists, and provide exhibitions, public programming and resources internationally. Our 2018’s highlights: EXHIBITIONS Performance by Florence Nasar at The Invisible Jew exhibition, Detour Gallery, NJ. On The Consequences of Hate Speech on view at NYC’s Manny Cantor Center until January 18th; CONVIVIO: […]

Sharabi Hanukkah in Brooklyn, December 8

Join us for this free Brooklyn Hanukkah Celebration featuring Frank London and Deep Singh’s “Sharabi,” a Klezmer-Bhangra-Funk all-star band, It is also the closing party for “Convivio,” our art exhibition, curated by Joel Silverstein, Goldie Gross, Ray Felix and Julian Voloj, celebrating the contributions of Latinx/Jews to American comic books. A Brooklyn ArtsXCommunity event in partnership […]

Panel Discussion “Through Compassionate Eyes: Artists Call for Animal Rights”

The Jewish Art Salon’s latest exhibit, “Through Compassionate Eyes: Artists Call for Animal Rights,” will be seen for the first time when it opens Sunday, October 7, at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford, CT. A PANEL DISCUSSION will take place Oct. 7 at 3 PM. Featured panelists: Exhibit curators Julie Seidman and Joel […]

Sukkahwood Returns on September 16

Omanut: Jewish Uptown Arts, an organization devoted to providing free, quality community events with a Jewish theme in Northern Manhattan, will be presenting the second annual “Sukkahwood.” Sukkahwood is a one day community arts festival and will be held on Sunday, September 16th from 12PM-4PM at Inwood Hill Park’s Gaelic Field. The Jewish Art Salon is […]

Panel Discussion: POW!!! The Confluence of Jewish Identity, Comics and Fine Art

The Jewish Art Salon and Jewish Comic Con present: Panel Discussion: POW!!! The Confluence of Jewish Identity, Comics and Fine Art. In conjunction with the art exhibit POW!!! Jewish Comic Art and Influence. Thursday, April 26 7:45-8:45 PM. Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery 603 St. Johns Place, Brooklyn NY, 11238 Opening Reception Art Exhibit: Thursday, April […]

Stations of the Cross – Art Exhibition across Manhattan in 14 Iconic Destinations

The Jewish Art Salon is proud to participate in this unique event; our Advisor Dr. Aaron Rosen is the co-curator, and Siona Benjamin is a featured artist. Join us Sunday February 18 at 9:30 AM. People of all faiths and spiritualities are invited on a creative and contemplative journey through Manhattan to consider injustice across […]

Sukkah Wood 2017 in NYC

The Jewish Art Salon is co-sponsoring NYC’s Sukkah Wood 2017. We provided the curator, Goldie Gross, and three Jewish Art Salon members have been selected to participate 2017: Asherah Cinnamon, Shayna Denburg and Fortune Chalme (with David Braha).  Sukkah Wood is an event where artists will produce temporary dwelling art installations that conform with the standards […]

Conney Conference on Jewish Arts

This year’s conference at the the University of Wisconsin, Madison will feature an art panel with Richard McBee representing the Jewish Art Salon: “It’s O.K. to be Jewish Artists: The Waxing of Jewish Artists Groups”. In addition several events will take place with other Jewish Art Salon members. Timeline of events by JAS members: Judaic Metalsmithing […]

Blue Like Me at ACA Galleries

ACA Galleries and the Jewish Art Salon are pleased to present: Blue Like Me, a documentary that profiles Indian-American artist Siona Benjamin.  Join us Wednesday, April 19th, 2017, 6pm – 8pm 6:00 – 6:30 pm Reception at Siona’s exhibition 6.30 – 6:45 pm Introductions by Dorian Bergen, Yona Verwer and Gloria Orenstein.    6.45 – 7:15 pm Screening of […]

JOMIX- Jews, the Comics & Art; Past & Present – Panel

The Jewish Art Salon presents JOMIX- Jews, the Comics & Art; Past & Present, an artists panel, on Long Island, NY.  Sunday September 25, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Sid Jacobson JCC in East Hills, New York 300 Forest Dr., Greenvale, NY 11548. (516) 484-1545 Map here.   This panel is in conjunction with the Jewish Art […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NYC Salon Session April 22

In the spirit of Israel Independence Day we will be visited by Israeli curator Shoshi Norman at the gallery / workspace of Israeli-born artist Igal Fedida. April 22, 6-8 PM. Igal Fedida Fine Art 1482 1st Avenue, between 77th & 78th St. New York, NY 10021 Phone: 310-466-3916 Light refreshments. RSVP at jewishartsalon (at) gmail (dot) com Shoshi Norman will speak […]


A horticultural/poetry workshop for families with artist Robin Atlas At the Anne Frank Center USA Saturday January 31 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Adults $8 and seniors/students $5. $20 for a family ticket (consisting of 2 adults and 2 children, or 1 adult and 3 children). Space limited. Reservations recommended. Anne Frank Center USA 44 […]

TU B’SHVAT at the Museum at Eldridge Street

WinterGreen Festival: A Tu B’Shvat Celebration  Poetry Workshop 12 Eldridge Street between Canal St. and Division St. Sunday February 1 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm For more information visit As part of her exhibit, Lashon Hara: On the Consequences of Hate Speech, textile artist Robin Atlas will offer a cut-up poetry workshop for young people […]


The Association of Jewish Studies will hold its 46th Annual Conference in Baltimore December 14-16, 2014. Sunday December 14, 11:15am to 12:45pm, a Roundtable Discussion titled Contemporary Artists Exploring Women in Tanach and Talmud will take place at the Hilton Baltimore. The discussants are Jewish Art Salon members Richard McBee, Ruth Weisberg, Matthew Baigell, and Ben Schachter. The moderator is Vivian […]


YCROP and Jewish Art Salon invite you to: Illustrated lecture & workshop by Joel Silverstein Sunday May 18, 12-2 PM, 2014.  From the creation of Superman to Maus and The Rabbi’s Cat, Jews have played a fundamental role in the comics industry and Jewish themes have come up in the most unlikely of places. This […]


The Anne Frank Center USA, RJeneration & Jewish Art Salon invite you to Documenting Diaspora Illustrated talk with artist Julian Voloj. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 to view the Faith & Form art exhibit. Join award winning photographer Julian Voloj for a discussion and presentation on Jewish émigré […]

RECREATING THE GOLEM: From Prague to The Simpsons

The Anne Frank Center USA and the Jewish Art Salon present Recreating the Golem: From Prague to The Simpsons A discussion with artist Mark Podwal and author Thane Rosenbaum Tuesday, February 4 at 6:30 p.m., 2014 “In conjuncture with Faith & Form, the current Jewish Art Salon exhibition at The Anne Frank Center USA, artist Mark Podwal and […]


RJeneration and the Jewish Art Salon invite you to join Tobi Kahn.  January 30, 2014, 6-8 PM Meet this internationally acclaimed artist in his own studio where we will discuss the art, traditions, and superstitions surrounding the Mezuzah. Believed to have been used as far back as the Second Temple period, before the year 70 CE, mezuzot vary a greatly but […]

FINDING HOME with Siona Benjamin

Finding Home: Parallels in mythology from around the world Jewish Art Salon partners with RJeneration to invite you to this event for you as the writer and teller of your own life story. No artistic experience necessary. This lecture and workshop will bridge world mythologies to individual stories. Siona Benjamin, a painter from Bombay, living in the US, […]

PUNK JEWS Screening with the Producers

Ycrop and the Jewish Art Salon invite you to a screening of the acclaimed documentary Punk Jews.  Meet producers Saul Sudin and Evan Kleinman.   Join us for this unique opportunity to interact with the producers in a cool Lower East Side gallery. Profiling Hassidic punk rockers, Yiddish street performers, African-American Jewish activists and more, Punk Jews explores an […]

JAS SESSION Tribeca Synagogue for the Arts

3 Artist Presentations and 2 Art Exhibits Tribeca Synagogue For The Arts Gallery 49 White Street, New York, NY 10013 Thursday, October 17, 2013 6-7 PM Opening Reception  “City Charms & Sewing Stories”, art exhibits by Heather Stoltz and Yona Verwer. 7-8 PM Artists Presentation, hosted by the Jewish Art Salon. Presenters: Marisa Scheinfeld and […]

JAS SESSION Hadas Gallery

Neo Chassidic. Not your parents’ Chassidic art!  Join us for brunch Sunday September 29  With a presentation by current & former Chassidic artists Shoshannah Brombacher, Elanit Kayne and Yitzchok Moully. Hadas Gallery 541 Myrtle Ave Brooklyn, NY 11205. Sunday September 29, 1-3 PM, 2013 Bagels & refreshments served. Yitzchok Moully, the Pop Art Rabbi, will talk about […]


Join the Jewish Art Salon at the Elat Chayim ArtFest at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in the Berkshires Sunday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 3, 2013 Celebrating and highlighting the vibrant infusion of creativity and artistic engagement in a diverse, eco-conscious Jewish community. This art festival offers a wildly diverse array of opportunities to […]


The Jewish Art Salon and the Kraft Center present:  Imagery After Abstraction: Filling the Void Panel Discussion In conjunction with “Into the Void: Digital Images, Paintings, Video  1984 – present”, exhibition by Cynthia Beth Rubin Tuesday, February 12, 2013   6:00-7:30 PM – Reception. 7:30-8:15 PM – Discussion   In explorations of imagery drawn from influences as diverse as […]


Jewish Art Panel at the Conference of the Association of Jewish Studies.  With Jewish Art Salon Members Matthew Baigell, Richard McBee and Ben Schachter. The AJS 44th Annual Conference takes place December 16-18, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois at the Sheraton, Chicago “The Golden Age of Jewish Art”: Art and its Advocates Mon, Dec 17 – 11:00am – […]

STILL SMALL VOICE at the Kraft Center

The Jewish Art Salon and the Kraft Center present: Still, Small Voice in a Noisy World: Jewish Heritage and Contemporary Art. Panel Discussion, in conjunction with the art exhibit “Get lucky: Amulets and Ketubah Art by Judith Joseph”.  April 18, 2013 Opening Reception 6-7 pm Discussion  7-8 pm Columbia / Barnard Kraft Center 606 West […]

CELEBRATE TEXT at the Kraft Center

The Jewish Art Salon, Oholiav, and the Columbia / Barnard Kraft Center present Celebrate Text: Shenanigans. Thursday November 29, 7pm – 10:30 Columbia / Barnard Kraft Center  Rennert Hall 606 W 115 St, NYC 7:30 – 8:00 pm – ART Interactive Talmud Page The Talmud page is built up from conversations that take place around a central text.  […]

TALMUD SYNESTHESIA – Art/Jazz/Poetry: A unique workshop

Jewish Art Salon and the Sixth Street Synagogue in NYC premier a night of break-through cross-genre collaboration.  Jazz Talmud – Visual Art/Jazz/Poetry Open to the public. Welcome to all. Performance poet Jake Marmer will recite his cycle of Talmud-inspired poems, while musicians will interact with, and interpret the spoken material. Saxophonist Greg “Jazz Rabbi” Wall, […]

International Artists Session at Skirball Center

The Jewish Art Salon and the Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning, NYC, are pleased to host an International Artists Session Presenting artists: Jacqueline Nicholls (Great Britain) and Ken Goldman (Israel). Moderated by Tobi Kahn. Skirball Center of Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanuel. 1 East 65th Street  New York, NY 10065. (212) 507-9580. March 12, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00PM 8:30 – […]

JAS at Limmud NY 2012

The Jewish Art Salon will be represented at Limmud by founding/director Yona Verwer. She will participate in two events.   Radical Jewish Art and Community Presented by Art Kibbutz NYC Marc Michael Epstein, Frank London, Patricia Eszter Margit, Greg Wall, Yona Verwer Sunday 4:20 PM–5:35 PM Columbia Three Jewish cultural organization’s leaders discuss how their work creates […]

The Jewish Museum Lecture

Two Jewish Art Salon members, Shoshannah Brombacher and Yona Verwer, will be presenting at the Jewish Museum. Brombacher will discuss The Portuguese (Marano) Jewish Community in 17th century Amsterdam; and Gravestone inscriptions at Bet Haim cemetery. Verwer will speak about The Jewish Art Salon, Dutch Jewish art today, and her own artwork. Travel U: The Jews of The Netherlands […]