Posts Tagged ‘ jewish art ’

A Stunningly Illustrated Torah Like Nothing We’ve Seen Before

November 6, 2015
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An astronaut, a cowboy, and a girl kissing a moose have just made it into the Bible, thanks to the incredible vision of artist Archie Rand. This is not your standard scroll, obviously. And yet it is a very precise vision of these ancient words. There are 613 mitzvot that…

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The Jew Behind the Monokini

July 2, 2014
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The Jew Behind the Monokini

It can’t be said that the Nazis launched many fashion careers, but when, after the Anschluss, Hitler banned nudity…

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Nude Photos + Bible = Art

December 4, 2013
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The words of the Bible calligraphed carefully onto…skin? This edgy sounding art project is actually…

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Art from Jewish Chernobyl

January 22, 2013
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In the centuries before the catastrophic 1986 nuclear…

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The Whole Megillah

March 11, 2011
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The whole megillah

On Purim, it’s traditional to read Megillat Esther, the Scroll…

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The Art of Marriage

February 3, 2011
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A ketubah is a Jewish marriage contract. In ancient…

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Jewish Tradition, in Neon

December 4, 2010
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If Andy Warhol lit Shabbat candles, chances are they’d…

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