Category Videos

VIDEO: Jewish Authenticity and Identity

Jewish Authenticity and Identity, a group exhibition on this theme, at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. This video, recorded March 14, 2021, features Jewish Art Salon members Billha Zussman, Diana Kurz, Rachel Kanter, Hillel Smith and Heather Stoltz talking about their work in the exhibit, as well as curator Ori Z. Soltes and exhibition […]

VIDEO: Passover Art – Blood, Fire and Pillars of Smoke

In this video artists Mark Podwal, Yona Verwer (Jewish Art Salon Director), and Cynthia Beth Rubin offer insight into their creative processes and share a contemporary view of an ancient ritualized story. Mark shows his published Haggadot and Passover relevant images including collages from his soon to be published “A Collage of Customs”. Cynthia and […]

VIDEO: Creativity In An Uncertain Time VII

Curated by Judith Joseph and Dorit Jordan Dotan, in this video, which aired live February 9, 2021, we are joined by artists Emily Marbach, Deborah Ugoretz, and Karey Kessler as they offer insight into their creative processes and share the impact of the current social order on the psychological and spiritual content of their work. […]

VIDEO: Creativity In An Uncertain Time VI

In this session, which aired live on January 26, 2021, and was curated by Dorit Jordan Dotan and Judith Joseph, we were joined by artists Carole Glauber, Linda Klein and Miriam Stern as they offer insight into their creative processes and share the impact of the current social order on the psychological and spiritual content […]

Video: CREATIVITY IN AN UNCERTAIN TIME V

In this session, curated by Dorit Jordan Dotan and Judith Joseph, we will be joined by artists Debra Kapnek, Carole Kunstadt and Sarah Lightman as they offer insight into their creative processes and share the impact of the current social order on the psychological and spiritual content of their work. This series aired live on […]

Video: Museum Moment – Tu B’Shevat

Jewish Museum Milwaukee and Jewish Art Salon present Museum Moments.   Explore the art of “Tu B’Shevat” with Jewish Art Salon artists Cynthia Beth Rubin and Yona Verwer. In these 15 minutes Cynthia and Yona talk about the holiday of Tu B’ Shevat (New Year for the Trees), and show their latest collaborative new media art […]

Video: Creativity in an Uncertain Time IV

In this session, curated by Judith Joseph and Dorit Jordan Dotan, we are joined by artists Audrey Frank Anastasi, Alan Lucks, and Joan Myerson Shrager as they offer insight into their creative processes and share the impact of the current social order on the psychological and spiritual content of their work. As 2020 comes to […]

VIDEO: HOPEFUL INCANTATIONS

As we continue toward the shortest of winter days, we look to find light – a spark in the darkness – we look to conjure hope and healing with intentional vision. In this session, curated by Judith Joseph and Dorit Jordan Dotan., we will be joined by artists Ashley Scott Fitzgerald, Asherah Cinnamon, and Diane […]

VIDEO: OUTLIERS IN THE PICTURE II

As we all continue to collectively experience dramatic shifts during this period of pandemic, the Jewish Art Salon invites you to “OPEN STUDIOS, Creativity in an Uncertain Time: Outliers in the Picture II”. In this session, curated by Judith Joseph and Dorit Jordan Dotan, we are joined by artists Siona Benjamin and Julian Voloj as […]

Video: Outliers in the Picture I

Lengthy social isolation during this period of pandemic has resulted in dramatic, life altering shifts. In this session of the Jewish Art Salon’s OPEN STUDIOS we explore the current work of artists Joel Silverstein, Leah Raab and Philip Schwartz.   Outliers in the Picture, curated by Judith Joseph and Dorit Jordan Dotan, offers an intimate […]

Video: Chutzpah as Art Practice

Click on the arrow to start the video Through the lens of Jewish identity and indigeneity, feminism and re-insertion, Shoshana Gugenheim Kedem shares from select social practice works created between 2016 and 2020 during the tenure of her MFA studies in Art and Social Practice at Portland State University. Centering the question, “What if?” Shoshana […]

Video: Creativity in an Uncertain Time #1

This time of social isolation has led to dramatic shifts in our lives.   In this session of Jewish Art Salon’s OPEN STUDIOS, “Creativity in an Uncertain Time #1”, curated by Judith Joseph and Dorit Jordan Dotan, the questions of “What was?”, “What is?”, “What will be?” are explored by three contemporary artists: Andi Arnovitz, Cheselyn […]

Video: Jerusalem Between Heaven & Earth

The virtual opening of the Jewish Art Salon’s exhibition JERUSALEM BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH at the Charter Oak Cultural Center, November 16, 2020. Guest curator Ori Z. Soltes in conversation with Charter Oak’s Execitive Director Donna Berman. This exhibit was produced by the Jewish Art Salon for the 3rd Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art. […]

VIDEO: Between Two Worlds – Shir HaShirim and The Dybbuk + Prayers of a Kohenet

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 on Sholom Ansky’s celebrated Yiddish drama, The Dybbuk. Prayers of a Kohenet (Hebrew Priestess) features a […]

VIDEO: Lenore Mizrachi-Cohen & Hillel Smith

ART IN THE TIME OF CORONA – Lenore Mizrachi-Cohen RETHINKING JUDAICA WITH NEW MEDIA – Hillel Smith 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 gives a taste of what the artistic landscape in Jerusalem was like before and during […]

VIDEO: Susan May Tell Photographs and Debra Olin Fiber Art

New York based artist SUSAN MAY TELL shows 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 Front, Iran-Iraq war, NBA Finals, actors, politicians, and more. Massachusetts artist […]

Video: NOT IN HEAVEN

Curators Judith Cardozo and Dr. Susan Nashman Fraiman present NOT IN HEAVEN: ARTISTS AS PARTNERS IN CREATION. Moderated by Ally Pockrass. View video here: The exhibition “Not in Heaven” (part of the Jerusalem Biennale 2019) was a response of designers and artists to a dramatic story from the Talmud. The presentation includes individual items from the […]

Video: A Tradition of Embellishments

A TRADITION OF EMBELLISHMENT: EXPLORING THE AESTHETICS OF JEWISH ARTS was presented by artists Cynthia Beth Rubin and Chana Elias. Now on view at YouTube Is there an identifiable Jewish sensibility or aesthetic, a Jewish way of thinking, that finds its genesis in a theological tradition of embellishing texts, ritual objects, religious music, and poetry as […]

Modern Jewish Narratives Video

View the video here: Archie Rand, Richard McBee & Joel Silverstein presented “Modern Jewish Narratives”, a Zoom presentation of their Jewish Art Salon exhibition, followed by a discussion with the viewers. Featured were their contemporary interpretations of the Book of Ezekiel and the Book of Esther. The event was moderated by Yona Verwer. Video editing […]