Tag Archives: Holocaust

Yom HaShoah commemorated by Mark Podwal

Yom HaShoah (יום השואה) in English known as Holocaust Remembrance Day starts April 11 at sundown and ends 24 hours later. The full name of the day commemorating the victims of the Holocaust is “Yom Hashoah Ve-Hagevurah“– literally the “Day of (Remembrance of) the Holocaust and the Heroism.” It is marked on the 27th day in the […]

David Sperber discusses Jewish Art Salon artists at the Jerusalem Biennale

The director of the Museum of Underground Prisoners in Jerusalem has censored works from two exhibitions on view at the museum as part of the Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art. The Jewish Art Salon, whose exhibition Jerusalem Between Heaven and Earth was curated by Ori Soltes, had to move five artists’ work to another […]

Yom HaShoah with Mark Podwal

New York’s Fifth Avenue Synagogue presents Yom HaShoah 5777 – Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017 with a special tribute to their late member Professor Elie Wiesel. Sunday April 23, 5:30 pm A program of prayer, study and reflection, with the participation of Holocaust survivors. Led by Rabbi Eli Babich and Cantor Joseph Malovany. Slide show presentation […]

ALL THIS HAS COME UPON US…

An exhibit and lecture on the history of anti-Semitism featuring Mark Podwal, artist, and Marc Epstein, Professor of Religion on the Mattie M. Paschall Davis and Norman H. Davis Chair, Vassar College. Thursday, April 27, 2017, 4:10 p.m. Lecture and Exhibit Presentation Williams Hall, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, […]

Linda Stein’s 2 Museum Exhibits

The Fluidity of Gender: Sculpture by Linda Stein is currently on view at the Holter Museum in Helena, MT. It will be up until December 30.The exhibition explores the continuum between the binaries of masculinity and femininity, while inspiring the compassion, empathy and bravery it takes to become an upstander rather than a bystander. HAWT asks people […]

From the Vatican to Or Zarua: Mark Podwal

“Printed Matters,” the latest exhibition by renowned artist Mark Podwal is on view at Or Zarua, 127 E 82nd Street, NYC Opening Sunday November 6, 6-8PM.  Artist Talk 7PM “Drawing is a Form of Prayer.” The exhibition of prints and works on paper coincides with the publication of an extensive monograph Reimagined: 45 Years of Jewish Art by […]

Mark Podwal’s Visual Midrash

With a new book chronicling his work and 2 museum exhibits artist Mark Podwal is much in the news.  This season, Podwal has a show at the Museum on Eldridge Street in NYC, and is featured in the Berlin Jewish Museum’s show on the Golem. Recently, he created “All this has come upon us…,” a […]

Ruth Schreiber’s Fall Exhibits

As well as showing in the Jewish Art Salon’s “Dimensions of Spirituality”, Ruth Schreiber is participating in 2 other shows this Fall: 1.     “Letters from my Grandparents”, Ruth’s Holocaust Remembrance Project, has been extended and now is being moved to an additional location: the Small Fortress at Terezin, Czech Republic, September 8- 30, 2016 .   […]

Linda Stein’s Holocaust Heroes Reviewed

Linda Stein’s exhibit at the Flomenhaft Gallery in New York was written up by Anisah Abdullah. “Linda Stein, an artist-activist from East Hampton, is currently showcasing her traveling exhibition “Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females—Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein,” to celebrate gender equality at the Flomenhaft Gallery in Manhattan. As part of the arts organization Have Art: Will […]

HOLOCAUST HEROES: FIERCE FEMALES TAPESTRIES AND SCULPTURE BY LINDA STEIN

FLOMENHAFT GALLERY  547 West 27th Street, Chelsea, NY  April 28-July 14, 2016 Tues-Sat: 10:30am-5:00pm Interview & 7-minute Film: Tuesday, June 7, 6-8pm with Dr. Gail Levin interviewing the artist     Old City Publishing has just published Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females, Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein, a full-color, 84-page book, with a foreword by Gloria Steinem, and essays by […]

Letters from my Grandparents: The Art of Ruth Schreiber

The Jewish Art Salon partners with the Anne Frank Center USA in presenting an art exhibit and artist’s talk by Ruth Schreiber. Opening reception: Thursday February 4, 2016, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Anne Frank Center USA 44 Park Place, New York, NY, between Church St. and West Broadway. The exhibit is on view […]