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Sh’ma Now features 2 J.A.S. artists

“Sh’ma: A Journal of Jewish Responsibility” invites some of the most thoughtful writers of contemporary Judaism and curates a distilled “conversation” in print and online, bringing to­gether several voices around a single theme. These voices cross the spectrum of Judaism — secular and religious, We have been privileged that the Journal uses our database of visual […]

Irina Sheynfeld in Sh’ma Now

The latest issue of Sh’ma Now is out. This month’s conversation: Ahava (אַהַבָה). Jewish Art Salon arranged a Call for Art for Sh’ma. In response, Irina Sheynfeld‘s artwork was selected by Susan Berrin, Sh’ma’s editor. “Kisses” was inspired by the song “A Thousand Kisses Deep” by Leonard Cohen. Her work accompanies “The Many Acts of Love,” an article […]

Sh’ma Now – February Issue MACHLOCHET L’SHEM SHAMAYIM

Argument For The Sake Of Heaven. How do we participate in constructive argumentation? Page 6 features art by JAS member Beth Grossman: https://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.forward.com/downloads/jan2017argumentationmachlochetdigital-1485367569.pdf Sh’ma Now editor Susan Berrin: “The election is over; the inauguration has passed. We face four years of an administration that will challenge us in extraordinary ways. One of the responses I thought might […]

Tanya Fredman in Shma’s Yetzer Ha’ra

The December issue of Shma Now features the artwork of Tanya Fredman. The editor writes: In an election dominated by stories of hypocrisy, deception, lying, sexual misconduct, secrecy, fake news—and much more—we at Sh’ma Now find ourselves thinking about the Jewish sensibility of “yetzer ha’ra,” the evil inclination. While the drama of the election is over, hate crimes are increasing, tried […]

Shma’s New Issue: Tochecha-Rebuke | תֹכֵחָה Rebuke: Criticism with love

The November issue of Shma Now features the artwork of Nancy Current, and Archie Rand. Its theme, Tochecha-Rebuke | תֹכֵחָה Rebuke: Criticism with love, is discussed here by the editor: “When I initially began framing this issue of Sh’ma Now—in the midst of an ugly, rancorous election season—I was wondering about how, post-election, we might return to […]