NYC Artist Beit Midrash Exhibit

Temple Emanu-el / Skirball Center’s 14th annual art exhibit opens Monday June 15th from 6-9 PM.

Davis Mansion, 135 East 65th Street, New York, NY

On view June 16-19, June 21, 11 – 5.

Jewish Art Salon members involved in the exhibit;

Curator Tobi Kahn, and artists Barbara Freedman, Sandra Indig, Susan Kaplow, Rachel Kanter, and Vicki Reikes Fox.

ABM_2015 copyTobi Kahn, the artist and educator who co-founded the program with Rabbi Leon Morris 14 years ago, leads the art class portion of Beit Midrash, while his counterpart, Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses, leads the biblical portion. “I like that she thinks out of the box as a Jewish educator,” Kahn says of his colleague. “We always try to find a rabbi who is open to understanding that artists think differently than most other people – they’re visual thinkers.”

Read more in the Forward here.