Category Jacqueline Nicholls

Balfour Exhibition – Jerusalem Biennale 2017

By Ben Schachter One hundred years ago, my wife’s great grandfather, Nathan Black, owned a dry goods store in Montreal. In November of 1917 he had seamstresses sew a flag with two blue stripes and the Magen David in its center. Then, he hung that flag outside his store. “Haynt is a yuntof.” “Today is […]

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 […]

Richard McBee’s Contemporary Jewish Art: The Challenge

The Journal of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, Volume 7 2013-2014 “Milin Havivin” presents its first-ever special issue: A Judaism Engaged with the Arts. The outstanding articles in this issue demonstrate that Judaism and the arts are not separated by an impassable cleft, but are joined together in a surprisingly intimate relationship. Judaism has enjoyed a longstanding engagement with […]

Vashti and Esther flag by Studio Armadillo launched in the exhibit ‘Vashti – The Newly-Discovered Chapter’

Neve Schechter – Legacy Heritage Center for Jewish Culture, located in a beautifully reserved historic house in the neighborhood of Neve – Zedek, Tel-Aviv – Yaffo, will feature ‘Vashti – The Newly-Discovered Chapter’, a group exhibition, curated by Shira Friedman.  Showing this ”bold artistic interpretation of a feministic queen in a patriarchal world” is considered quite a pioneering […]

Jacqueline Nicholls’ Draw Yomi Project

Daf yomi is the discipline of learning a page of Talmud a day. Draw yomi is an on-line project to follow the daf yomi cycle and to respond each day with a drawing. The original drawings are in sketchbooks, with her pencil notes on one side and the drawing on the facing page. View the Draw […]

CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS EXPLORING WOMEN IN TANACH

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 […]

United (Jewish) Artists

By Aaron Rosen, December 2013 Excerpt:  For Dutch-born artist Yona Verwer, the driving force behind Jewish Art Salon in New York, both the Beit Midrash and JAI provided critical inspiration. Before she founded the salon in 2008, she says, “there was no community. Most artists did not know each other, nor did they know art historians, curators and […]

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 – […]