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Sunday, February 14 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
What is Jewish Art: A Visual Presentation and Wide Ranging Conversation

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What is Jewish art? Simply art produced by Jews? Art depicting Jews or containing Jewish subject matter? What aboutJewish ceremonial objects with Jewish iconography, such as menorahs, goblets, Torah coverings, carvings, or folk artevoking the daily life of Jewish communities? Or metaphysical art, which grapples with Jewish mysticism, probes the letters of the Hebrew alphabet or attempts to express some aspect of the Jewish conception of reality?

Join Moment editor and publisher Nadine Epstein to explore this perennial question. The discussion will draw from Moment's recent symposium on the topic with answers from current artists such as Judy Chicago, Daniel Libeskind, and Helène Aylon, as well as their insights into famous works of Jewish art. 

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Nadine Epstein

Nadine Epstein is the editor and publisher of Moment Magazine, founder and executive director of the Center for Creative Change, and founder of the Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Initiative. She holds a B.A. and an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2004 Epstein relaunched Moment Magazine, co-founded in 1975 by Leonard Fein and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, and has forged it into a multi-media platform of... Read More →


Sunday February 14, 2016 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Springdale

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