Category Joyce Ellen Weinstein

Paint by Numbers at the HUC-JIR Museum

Numbers are integral to Jewish rituals, belief, significant historical dates, and daily life. Numbers and numerology have been at the core of Biblical understanding since the Bible was codified and possibly before. Inescapable, numbers are the global language of humanity. More than fifty contemporary artists illuminate the meaning of numbers and their symbolism through a […]

Tradition and Transformation: Three Millennia of Jewish Art and Architecture

Ori Z. Soltes’ new book was recently published and is available here on Amazon. This magnum opus of 630 pages is currently available as a black & white edition. The two-volume full-color edition will be available in a few months. Not only are many Jewish Art Salon artists represented in this book, it ends with our […]

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. art@hebrewhome.org 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 […]

FAITH and FORM – Addressing Intolerance and Anti-semitism

The Anne Frank Center USA Announces Faith & Form, a new exhibit with the Jewish Art Salon. “Responding to the mission of the Anne Frank Center USA, The exhibit features Jewish Art Salon artists from North America, Israel and Europe whose work addresses themes of intolerance, identity, anti-semitism, racism, and discrimination,” explains Yvonne Simons, executive director […]