A showcase of rabbinic achievement, featuring 24 women who redefined Jewish leadership.
- ArtsHoly Sparks: Celebrating Fifty Years of Women in the Rabbinate
A showcase of rabbinic achievement, featuring 24 women who redefined Jewish leadership.ArtsAnti-Jewish Bias Is Spreading in Arts and Culture
It may be more subtle than a scrawled swastika or a torched synagogue, but anti-Jewish bias in that realm is nonetheless a growing phenomenon.
It may be more subtle than a scrawled swastika or a torched synagogue, but anti-Jewish bias in that realm is nonetheless a growing phenomenon.ArtsBlack and Jewish Identities Converge in Art
A generation of Black Jewish women are using art—paintings, drawings, multimedia works and film—to share and explore their multiethnic perspectives.
A generation of Black Jewish women are using art—paintings, drawings, multimedia works and film—to share and explore their multiethnic perspectives.Guide to the ArtsExhibits/ Music Festivals/ Film Festivals/Theater United States ARIZONA The Sylvia Plotkin Judaica Museum, Phoenix (480-951-0323; www.cbiaz.org/about/museum) The museum features a composite synagogue sanctuary from Djerba, Tunisia, with ornate floral-motif tilesThe Arts: Israel’s American CanvasOn a foggy Sunday in January, the hip boutiques, cafés and art galleries in New York’s Lower East Side teem with young locals who couldBrief Reviews: Securing Israel, Taking New YorkFILMS War of the Buttons It is 1944 in occupied France, and Jews are being dragged off by the French police. But for the youngThe Arts: Bezalel on the World StageAniam Dery blushes fiercely when asked to explain the philosophy behind her recent art installation, The Tomb. A third-year fine-arts student at Jerusalem’s Bezalel Academy ofExhibit: Through Soviet Jewish EyesThis collection of photographs, on display at the Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, explores the work of Soviet Jewish photographers duringBrief Reviews: Balancing Religion and ArtFILMS White Tiger Russia’s bid for the foreign-language Oscar starts as a World War II film (above) on the epic tank battles between the RedArts and Society: A Talk with Eva IllouzProfessor Eva Illouz, who was born in Fez Morocco, raised and educated in France and later in Israel and the United States, is a professorThe Arts: Spectrum AnalysisAt first glance, the photograph of the joyous woman, frizzy hair flying away from her face to reveal turquoise earrings and a vibrant, lipsticked smile,