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Siona Benjamin solo exhibits in San Francisco

Peninsula JCC, July 11 – September 18, 2017. Special events:  Shabbat dinner September 8 Gallery Tour and Lecture “Transcultural Indian Jews in Israel” September 11   Article about her exhibition: https://www.jweekly.com/2017/08/08/indian-jewish-artist-turns-blue-peninsula-jcc/   The Marin JCC: October 29, 2017 Film screening and gallery opening    

Siona Benjamin on ELI Talks

Midrash as the Stage for the Drama of Life Growing up Jewish in India, surrounded by Hindu and Muslim culture, attending a Zoroastrian school – it’s easy to feel like an “other.” Artist Siona Benjamin found her home in midrash (and you can, too). ELI talks are highly produced, 12-minute presentations on “inspired Jewish ideas.” […]