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Photos opening of Samaritans

Photos from the exhibition opening Samaritans: A Biblical People at the Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC. These photos highlight the works by artists from the Jewish Art Salon who created contemporary art depicting the Samaritans, their texts and interactions with Judaism. While the Women at the Well and Good Samaritan are iconic Christian motifs, found […]

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: […]

Photos Opening “Jewish Artists Encounter Samaritan Culture”

The preview exhibit took place at the YU Museum, NYC, on March 27, 2002. It was followed by the screening of the film Samaritans, A Biblical People by Moshe Alafi and a discussion. More info on the project here. Featured artists: Andi Arnovitz, Judith Joseph, Richard McBee, Mark Podwal, Archie Rand, Joel Silverstein, Hillel Smith, Yona Verwer. […]

Encountering Samaritans

YU project explores our distant, oft-estranged cousins. Article by Larry Yudelson in the Jewish Standard. The Jewish Art Salon is participating with 8 contemporary artworks inspired by the Samaritans. The first phase of the project is an event at the YU Museum in NYC, March 27th. …. Dr. Fine’s interest in the Samaritans began during […]

First-of-its-kind Samaritans showcase  in New York on March 27

JNS Article about the Samaritans event at the YU Museum, NYC, March 27th, which includes the Jewish Art Salon’s pop-up exhibition. The Samaritans have been around for thousands of years, tracing their lineage to the “lost” northern tribes of Israel and living alongside Jews, Christians and Muslims for centuries. Yet this ancient group remains a […]

The Samaritans: A Biblical People, edited by Steven Fine

The Samaritans: A Biblical People celebrates the culture of the Israelite Samaritans, from biblical times to our own day. An international team of historians, folklorists, a documentary filmmaker and contemporary artists have come together to explore ways that Samaritans, Jews, Christians, and Muslims have interacted, often shunned and always interpreted one another across the expanse of […]

The Samaritans: A Biblical People

The Jewish Art Salon is excited to partner with The Israelite Samaritans Project of the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies in the creation of a unique exhibition, The Samaritans: A Biblical People, which explores the Samaritans, their complex culture and religion, and their relationships with Jews, Christians and Muslims across time. The exhibition will […]

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