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Saturday, February 13 • 9:45pm - 11:00pm
The Maiden With No Eyes

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Two rabbis on a journey meet an old man with riddles, who talks of the maiden with no eyes and reveals to them the secrets of the soul’s relationship to Torah. This whole story is found in the Zohar, and in 2014 artist Jacqueline Nicholls and musician Jewlia Eisenberg were commissioned by G-dcast to create a short film based on this text that explores Jewish mysticism. This session will trace the journey that this 21st century chavrutah (paired study) made in revealing the text.


Jacqueline Nicholls

Jacqueline Nicholls is an artist and Jewish educator, using art to engage with traditional Jewish ideas in untraditional ways. She co-ordinates the Art Studio and other Arts & Culture events at JW3, and teaches at the London School of Jewish Studies. Her art has been exhibited in solo shows and significant contemporary Jewish Art group shows in the UK, USA and Israel; she is the lead artist for The New Venice Haggadah. Jacqueline is also a... Read More →

Saturday February 13, 2016 9:45pm - 11:00pm

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