Temple Beth El and Chadeish Yameinu Jewish Renewal present LOOKING JEWISH / JEWISH LOOKING Jewish Identity through Modern Art with Dana Peleg

June 1, 2016

They say that wherever there are two Jews, you'll find three synagogues. So, if you have one Jewish artist - how many identities, stories and artistic styles will you find? In a series of four lectures, we'll look at works by some of the most influential modern Jewish artists. From the 19th Century Reform Mauritz Oppenheim via 20th-Century Socialist Ben Shahn to our contemporary Mizrahi Feminist Shula Keshet, and many more in between, we'll track the events that shaped their lives - and ours, as well...

 

 

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, a Hebrew/English translator, and a Hebrew teacher. She lives in Santa Cruz with her partner Mimi and their son Boaz. Check out her bilingual website danagpeleg.net and blog danagpelegcom.wordpress.com ~~~~

 

4 Sundays in August (7th, 14th, 21th, 28th), 7:00 pm at TBE, 3055 Porter Gulch Road

$12 per session / $40 per series
($10 per session / $35 for the series for members of TBE & CY)

To RSVP, contact Sarah Clarkson at sclarkson@tbeaptos.org

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