Tag Archives: Yeshiva University Museum

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 […]


Yeshiva University Museum (YUM) invites artists to submit proposals to lead hands-on workshops for the public during 2018-2019, to take place at YUM, based at the Center for Jewish History in New York City. Workshops, which could be related to any Jewish theme, should be conceived and designed to be communally inclusive and physically accessible […]

Jewish Art Salon Session With Andi Arnovitz

The Jewish Art Salon is pleased to present: Andi Arnovitz at Yeshiva University Museum Thursday, December 3, 5:30pm – 7:30pm Light refreshments – 5:30 pm 6:00 pm Artist’s Tour of Threatened Beauty – Works by Andi Arnovitz  6:30 pm Arnovitz’s PowerPoint Presentation: highlights of her biblical and Jewish-themed feminist works, Venetian Haggadah project, Jerusalem Biennale. Andi will […]

Threatened Beauty by Andi Arnovitz at the Y.U. Museum

Artist Uses Rich Legacy of Islamic Motifs to Express Fears of Nuclear Iran and Extremism. “Threatened Beauty“ – Works by Andi Arnovitz. September 6, 2015 – January 10, 2016 Yeshiva University Museum 15 W. 16th St. near Union Sq., New York, NY 10010, 212-294-8330 Alluring, even beautiful; unsettling, even shocking – The New York Times. The provocative […]

Marisa Scheinfeld’s Echoes of the Borscht Belt

The National Yiddish Book Center presents Echoes of the Borscht Belt: Contemporary Photographs by Marisa Scheinfeld. The exhibition features 16 large-scale images complimented by a selection of original artifacts and ephemera from some of the Borscht Belt’s most beloved hotels and resorts. Exhibition Dates: April 26, 2015 – November 22, 2015 Artist Talk: Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM Borscht […]

Fields of Dreams: Living Shmita in the Modern World

This exhibition at the Y.U. Museum explores the dynamic process through which the Biblical concept of Shmita was revived, debated and engaged by early settlers of the Land of Israel. The exhibition features rare, original documents and letters by the most significant rabbinic voices of the late 19th and 20th century, as well as by contemporary photographs, artifacts and […]

The Jewish Art Salon at the CAJM Conference

Algemeiner Bridging the Institutional Gap: The Jewish Art Salon at the CAJM Conference By Elke Reva Sudin, March 2, 2011 This week the Conference of American Jewish Museums was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania uniting museum directors, curators, and artists from across the country. The Jewish Art Salon gave a special presentation for the members of the conference hosted at […]

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