Jerusalem Post: The Samaritans – A Biblical People showcases contemporary work by artists from the Jewish Art Salon
Avi Kumar’s Jerusalem Post article Multimedia exhibit focusing on Samaritans premiers in New York.
A multimedia exhibit documenting Samaritan culture opened this week in the Yeshiva University Museum at the Center for Jewish History.
The Samaritans: A Biblical People showcases contemporary work by artists from the Jewish Art Salon. In addition, the documentary, The Samaritans: A Biblical People, ha-Shomronim: Edah. Torah. Har, produced by Israeli filmmaker Moshe Alafi, premiered as part of the exhibition.
The exhibit was organized by Dr. Steven Fine, professor of Jewish History and director of Yeshiva University’s Center for Israel Studies. He and a multidisciplinary team spent six years with this Middle-Eastern community.
The Jewish Art Salon (JAS) is a 501.c.3 non-profit organization. It is a global network of contemporary visual artists and art professionals. Established in 2008 and based in New York City, JAS has over 400 members and over 2,000 participants. Through its 60+ shows, events and collaborations in the US, Europe and Israel, JAS has reached approximately 30,000 individuals since its inception. JAS provides important programs and resources, and develops lasting partnerships with the international art community and the general public.