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Jewish Identity through Modern Art, March 4 thru April 8, at CY Shul, 7:00 pm


Looking Jewish/Jewish Looking with Dana Peleg The modern era has shaken and transformed Jewish life in the most terrible and the most inspiring ways. In this series of six talks, we will explore Jewish art and artists from the last two centuries. We will track the events that shaped the lives of artists from the 19th Century through our time. We will study early Reform Mauritz Oppenheim, Socialist Ben Shahn, Feminist Judy Chicago, Mizrahi activist Shula Keshet, and many more in between. $15 - CY members - per class $20 - Non-members - per class $80 - CY members - Entire series $90 - Non-members - Entire series (No one will be turned away for lack of funds) Dana G. Peleg (danagpeleg@gmail.com) holds an MA in Art History from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. As part of her studies, she researched the works of Israeli Jewish artists. Peleg is also a published author in Israel, an award-winning Hebrew/English translator, and a Hebrew teacher. She lives in Live Oak with her partner Mimi and their son Boaz. Please RSVP to rabbiasst@gmail.com For more info about CY, see our website at www CYSantaCruz.com

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