The Jewish Artist of the Week: Melanie Siegel

THE AMEN INSTITUTE June 19-25 2022כ’-כו’ סיון תשפ״ב Parshat Shlach שלח Israel Torah Mantle                                                                                             Continue reading “The Jewish Artist of the Week: Melanie Siegel”

Jewish Artist of the Week: Siona Benjamin

THE AMEN INSTITUTE June 12-18 2022י”ג-י”ט סיון תשפ״ב Parshat Be’Halotcha בהעלותך Siona Benjamin                                                                           Miriam and Tziporah Piece Description:Miriam the dancer, with her tambourine, lightContinue reading “Jewish Artist of the Week: Siona Benjamin”

Jewish Artist of the Week: Beth Achenbach

 June 5-11 2022Parshat Nasso נשאו’ – י”ב סיון תשפ״ב Piece Description:This artwork touches on the grandness and oddities that were the massive travelling tribes of Israel. From the roles of the men building a giant tent wherever they camped, to executing the rituals, spells and sacrifices according to law, it would have been a spectacle. It also shines a spotlightContinue reading “Jewish Artist of the Week: Beth Achenbach”

Jewish Artist of the Week: Yehoshua Hooper

THE AMEN INSTITUTE May 15-21 2022ז’-י”ג אייר תשפ״ב Parshat Behar בהרHappy Lag B’Omer     Revealing the Light of Redemption: Blowing the Shofar on the Jubilee                                                  Piece Description:The main source of inspiration for my artwork comesContinue reading “Jewish Artist of the Week: Yehoshua Hooper”

Jewish Artist of the Week: Ayeola Omolara Kaplan

THE AMEN INSTITUTE May 1-7  2022ל’ ניסן- ו’ אייר תשפ״בParshat Kedoshim קדושיםHappy May Day                                                                              Love         Continue reading “Jewish Artist of the Week: Ayeola Omolara Kaplan”

Jewish Artist of the Week: Judith Joseph

THE AMEN INSTITUTEApril 3th-16th  2022ב’-ט”ו ניסן תשפ״בParshat Metzora מצרעHappy Passover! Piece Description:Rabbi Baruch Thaler led me through levels of meaning of the Torah portion for this week: (Metzora: Leviticus 14:1 – 15:33). It has to do with a ritual of purification for a person who has a skin disease. I worked on sketches and ideas, inspired by our learning,Continue reading “Jewish Artist of the Week: Judith Joseph”

Jewish Artist of the Week: Estee Ellis

THE AMEN INSTITUTE March 27th – April 2nd  2022כ”ג-כ”ט אדר ב’ תשפ״בParshat Tazria תזריע Piece Description:The nine-page Dvar Torah comic for Parashat Tazria offers readers insights into the weekly Torah portion through an illustrated chavruta with Rabbi Jason Herman, as well as personal meditations from the author. Conversations and ideas are represented through image and text acrossContinue reading “Jewish Artist of the Week: Estee Ellis”