In Israel, a new five month scholarship program being offered to young aspiring athletes – one of them could be you.
Posted on: April 19th, 2006Sections → Arts
Behold! It came to pass, after those things occurred, that Abraham was tested.
Posted on: April 5th, 2006Sections → Arts
Why was it necessary for us to be taken out of Egypt?
Posted on: March 29th, 2006Sections → Arts
A poor child's feet parade crude sandals, straps affixed to soda bottles with the caps still intact.
Posted on: March 22nd, 2006Sections → Arts
While some ideas are foolish but harmless, others are not only incorrect but also corrosively destructive.
Posted on: March 15th, 2006Sections → Arts
Brad Sabin Hill was sitting in the Oriental Reading Room at the British Library.
Posted on: March 8th, 2006Sections → Arts
Vacillating wildly from slashing abstraction, moody evocations of Jerusalem to complex meditations on the Shoah, Motke Blum presents a conundrum.
Posted on: March 1st, 2006Sections → Arts
Hair in Judaism carries multiple connotations. It is distracting and narcissistic, as when Joseph "plays with his hair" too much and finds his jail sentence under Potifar extended for his vanity.
Posted on: February 22nd, 2006Sections → Arts
"There is just something about that little girl that I can't get out of my mind. How does she face those fire-breathing beasts?"
Posted on: February 15th, 2006Sections → Arts
It's just about the last thing you'd suspect of relevance and contribution to anything culturally meaningful.
Posted on: February 8th, 2006Sections → Arts
Frederick Terna has a soft touch. His images are neither strident nor angry.
Posted on: January 25th, 2006Sections → Arts
Pleasure and Meaning. In the visual arts they are equally essential.
Posted on: January 18th, 2006Sections → Arts
One of Honore Daumier's greatest works shows a troubled man sitting at a window.
Posted on: January 11th, 2006Sections → Arts
Look someone in the eye, and you immediately begin a narrative.
Posted on: January 4th, 2006Sections → Arts
If the hills are alive with the sound of Julie Andrews' music, then Cantor Jacob "Jackie" Mendelson would have viewers believe that Brooklyn is once again to be alive with the sound of Chazzanut.
Posted on: December 28th, 2005Sections → Arts
Space is created in the visual arts in a multitude of ways. Illusionistic space was invented in the Renaissance and continues to be depicted in contemporary realism.
Posted on: December 21st, 2005Sections → Arts
The Temple gleams upon the horizon, a golden beacon signifying the finish line to the Jews' trek to serve G-d on the shalosh regalim.
Posted on: May 18th, 2005Sections → Arts
The aesthetic buzzards have been following him disappointed for years.
Posted on: May 11th, 2005Sections → Arts
The problem with G-d is His holiness.
Posted on: May 4th, 2005Sections → Arts
In a sense, the history of the Jewish people is a history of installation art. The thunder and lightning, booming shofar and floral assortment at Sinai were intense aesthetic experiences.
Posted on: April 27th, 2005Sections → Arts
Barely redeemed from Egypt, the Jewish people faced a terrible foe. Amalek attacked without warning, without reason.
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