Tag Archives: Bernard Heller Museum

Joel Silverstein’s Tanach Series at the Dr. Bernard Heller Museum

Joel Silverstein’s Tanach Series engages with the issues of visual art, personal experience, and the Hebrew Bible. Midrash (commentary) and autobiography illuminate the text, creating paintings that are distinctive for their representational narratives, vivid figurative expressionism, and direct evocative brushwork. Silverstein’s goal is the creation of a rich constellation, linking religious and cultural Judaism, art, and the […]

HOLY SPARKS: CELEBRATING FIFTY YEARS OF WOMEN IN THE RABBINATE

Holy Sparks pairs leading artists with 24 woman rabbis to illuminate the creativity, commitment, and vision of women who were “firsts” in their time. Their challenges and contributions, struggles and successes, represent the achievements of all women rabbis since June 3, 1972, when Rabbi Sally Priesand was ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion as […]

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