The Jewish Artist of the Week: Beverley Jane Stewart

Parshat Mishpatim מישפּתיםJanuary 23th – 29th  2021כ”א-כ”ז שבט תשפ״ב                                      Mishpatim  Piece Description: Framed within the rounded tablets of the darkened weathered stones lightsurges through the cracked windows, capturing the spirit of the synagoguethrough its Jewish laws. The murmuringContinue reading “The Jewish Artist of the Week: Beverley Jane Stewart”

The Jewish Artist of the Week: Gabriella Boros

בס״דTHE AMEN INSTITUTEJanuary 16th – 21th  2021י”ד-כ שבט תשפ״בParshat Yitro יתרו      Gabriella Boros                                                                    Navol Tibol: You Are Withered  Piece Description:The IsraelitesContinue reading “The Jewish Artist of the Week: Gabriella Boros”

The Jewish Artist of the Week: David Wander

בס״דTHE AMEN INSTITUTE    December 29 – January 6th 2021כ”ה טבת- ד’ שבט תשפ״ב Parshat Vaera וארא     David Wander                                                                               Continue reading “The Jewish Artist of the Week: David Wander”

The Jewish Artist of the Week: Debra Band

THE AMEN INSTITUTEDecember 12 – December 18 2021ז’-י”ג טבת תשפ״בParshat Vayechi ויחי Piece Description:“I’m struck by the role of justice in these final chapters of Braishit. In this piece, Vayechi’s verses flow out of the Kabbalistic imagery of God’s creation of all matter through a scale representing Jacob’s keen evaluation of his sons’ characters. The scale’s balance offers the blessing “May youContinue reading “The Jewish Artist of the Week: Debra Band”

The Jewish Artist of the Week: Ellen Holtzblatt

              בס״ד THE AMEN INSTITUTE Happy Zot Hannukah     December 5 – December 11 2021 א’-ו’ טבת תשפ״ב Parshat Vayigash ויגש Ellen Holtzblatt                                                             Continue reading “The Jewish Artist of the Week: Ellen Holtzblatt”

The Jewish Artist of the Week: Yael Kanarek

THE AMEN INSTITUTEHappy Hannukah    November 28 – December 4 2021        כ”ד-ל’ כסלו תשפ״בParshat Miketz מיקץ Yael Kanarek                                                                           Continue reading “The Jewish Artist of the Week: Yael Kanarek”

The Jewish Artist Of The Week: Richard McBee

THE AMEN INSTITUTE    November 21-27 2021        י”ז-כ”ג כסלו תשפ״בParshat Vayeshev וישב  Richard McBee                                                                                    Continue reading “The Jewish Artist Of The Week: Richard McBee”

Hazinu: Altar Your Ego

BS”D By Dvir Cahana September 18, 2020 Every time I think about Parashat Ha’azinu, I am reminded of how my 9th grade Tanach teacher elevated this poem’s status among biblical writings. She cited an obscure chasidic legend that stated that every Jew’s name can be found hidden within these 70 lines and would recount storiesContinue reading “Hazinu: Altar Your Ego”