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Posted on: March 2nd, 2005

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Imagining the tempting aroma of pecan pie and fresh challah, the age-old rhythms of Southern Jewry unfold before our eyes in the seductively handsome exhibition of photographs, Shalom Y'all, currently at the Jewish Museum of Florida in Miami Beach.

 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2005

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Though first published in 1967, Marshall McLuhan's "The Medium is the Message: an Inventory of Effects" still remains the sourcebook on new media; its 160 pages of provocative text captivate the reader and prophetically forecasted the dominant role new media currently assumes.

 

Posted on: February 16th, 2005

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Walking out of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial in Washington, D.C. the stench of mass murder was overpowering.

 

Posted on: February 9th, 2005

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The first question a viewer ought to pose regarding any work of art that includes text is: if we strip you of your text, are you significantly changed?

 

Posted on: February 2nd, 2005

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Imagine ritual without symbol. Impossible. The very heart and soul of Jewish ritual, from prayer to matzah, is the symbolic evocation of something else.

 

Posted on: January 26th, 2005

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The Jewish Museum of Maryland's "Lives Lost" exhibit offers a meditation on a "dramatic but little known story" - according to the museum Associate Director Anita Kassof.

 

Posted on: January 19th, 2005

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The words reverberate with sweet memories. "Kiss the mezuzah," a grandparent urges his grandchild, while a parent nods approvingly as a rebbe teaches about the proper behavior upon entering or leaving a room ... "and don't forget to kiss the mezuzah!"

 

Posted on: January 5th, 2005

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Why should we bother with art? A waste of time, bitul Torah, perhaps even a lure into apikoresviewing art, not to mention making it, could be viewed as a can of worms best left unopened.

 

Posted on: December 29th, 2004

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Sitting stiffly on the very throne from which Pharaoh would later deny G-d and His children's freedom, Joseph surveyed his brothers bowing before him.

 

Posted on: December 22nd, 2004

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Oftentimes, one will find it far more useful to engage a piece of art in terms of what issues it raises and what questions it asks, rather than what ideological statements it offers or answers it proposes.

 

Posted on: December 15th, 2004

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The ancient Greek poets wrote myths about the Fates - the three daughters of Nyx, the powerful goddess Night. They are also called the Moerae sisters.

 

Posted on: December 8th, 2004

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The Jewish Museum occupies a singular position in the Jewish universe, acting as a two way mirror.

 

Posted on: December 1st, 2004

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Even Alfred Molina's "Tevye" may have sounded more Jewish than Adam Heller's Haskell Harelik in "The Immigrant," but nevertheless, the characterization of Jewish life in this play succeeds with powerful impact.

 

Posted on: November 24th, 2004

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It stands at 120 feet by 720 feet, and it weighs one million pounds.

 

Posted on: November 24th, 2004

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"You know, I don't really see so well anymore," said Tom Barron as we stood in Arthur Yanoff's Great Barrington studio, trying to safely navigate amongst the blizzard of paper shavings that littered the floor.

 

Posted on: November 17th, 2004

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Shakespeare's King Lear - furious, embarrassed and downright stunned at his daughter Cordelia's refusal to flatter him as her sisters did in an effort to figure prominently in his will - yells, "Nothing comes from nothing!"

 

Posted on: November 17th, 2004

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Perhaps far more important than the question of "why paint tragedy?" is the question of how to paint it.

 

Posted on: November 10th, 2004

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Seth Nadel is active - so much so that his guitar playing can be called "kinetic music," to borrow Agam's term.

 

Posted on: November 10th, 2004

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"When the Holy One, blessed is He, created the first man, He took him and led him around the trees of the Garden of Eden and said, 'Look at My works!

 

Posted on: November 10th, 2004

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What makes the Land of Israel so special? Given to us by G-d, this wonderfully diverse corner of earth is much more of a gift than meets the eye.

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