Israeli photographer Dikla Laor reimagines the woman of the Hebrew Bible, from Queen Esther to Moses’ sister Miriam, through lush painterly images set against the breathtaking landscapes of the Golan Heights.
- Photographing Biblical Women
Israeli photographer Dikla Laor reimagines the woman of the Hebrew Bible through lush painterly photos set against the breathtaking landscapes of the Golan Heights.ArtsState of the Arts
High-profile festivals and public venues like the Mahaneh Yehudah market have made Jerusalem a go-to place for Jewish art-lovers.
High-profile festivals and public venues like the Mahaneh Yehudah market have made Jerusalem a go-to place for Jewish art-lovers.The PhotoHouse, Israeli Nostalgia on a Bookmark or PosterOne of the largest private collections of vintage images of Israel is housed in a family-run small shop in Tel Aviv.‘Shtisel’ Actress Revisits the Hasidic World in ‘Unorthodox’Shira Haas brings the vulnerability and soulfulness seen in previous roles to her portrayal of a young Hasidic woman who leaves her community for a life in Berlin.Paula Kweskin Uses Storytelling to Give Voice to WomenA human rights and international law attorney by training, Kweskin today heads a female-majority nonprofit media company, The 49%.‘The Plot Against America,’ Philip Roth’s Alternate History on HBOPhilip Roth’s award-winning book, which imagines Nazi sympathizer Charles Lindbergh as President of the United States, has been made into a television series starring Winona Ryder.Kirk Douglas, Iconic Jewish Movie Star, Dies at 103Over a career that spanned 87 films, the blond, blue-eyed Douglas, dimpled chin thrust forward, was often cast as the toughest guy around, vanquishing hordes of Romans, VikingsUnderstanding Rabin’s Assassin in the Film ‘Incitement’Told from Yigal Amir's point of view, 'Incitement' asks how a relatively moderate activist became radicalized and killed Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.Jewish Artists Explore Climate Change and EnvironmentalismFive Jewish artists contributed to Living Under Water, a residency project that culminated in an e-zine designed to be a teaching tool in Jewish educational settings.