Archive: August 2023

Rafi Ellenson

Posted on August 18, 2023

Rafi Ellenson (he/his/him) is a shanah daled student in the Hebrew College Rabbinical School. He works as the Rabbinic Intern at Shir Tikvah in Minneapolis, MN overseeing their conversion program. He also works as a literary translator and is currently translating “the little book of e,” a collection of the poet E. Ethelbert Miller’s haiku. In the Continue Reading »

Daniel Terna

Posted on June 30, 2023

Daniel Terna is a Brooklyn-based artist working in photography and video. Daniel’s work focuses on family and inherited trauma, blending autobiographical narratives with a tourist’s approach to exploring sites, be they memorials, cities, personal archives, or the body itself. He has exhibited his work in select solo and group shows at the Jewish Museum of Continue Reading »

Emily Bowen Cohen

Posted on June 30, 2023

Emily Bowen Cohen is a writer and visual artist. Her graphic novel, Two Tribes, will be published August 15, 2023 by Heartdrum, a Native-focused imprint at HarperCollins. In 2022,she was the Peleh Foundation and the NeighborhoodBK Artist-in-Residence in Berkeley, CA and Brooklyn, NY. Emily’s background informs her passion for creating complicated Indigenous characters. She is Continue Reading »

Tirtzah Bassel

Posted on June 30, 2023

Tirtzah Bassel is a visual artist based in Brooklyn. Her figurative paintings and site-responsive installations draw attention to the presumed neutrality of ubiquitous spaces like airports and supermarkets, and Canon in Drag – a series of paintings in the style of iconic artworks – subverts the authority of canonical images through gender flipping and altered Continue Reading »

Michael Grailsummer

Posted on June 21, 2022

Michael Grailsummer is a virtuoso violinist, composer, and singer-songwriter who has performed at prestigious festivals in France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada, India, and the Caribbean, in addition to countless performances around Israel. In his music, Michael connects distant and diverse musical worlds, such as reggae, Irish folk music, rock, baroque works, French chanson, and Mediterranean Continue Reading »

Hadassa Goldvicht

Posted on June 21, 2022

Hadassa Goldvicht is a video and installation artist living in Jerusalem. She received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design (2004) and her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York (2007). Her works have been exhibited in the Jewish Museum, NY; Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisboa; Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice; Zacheta Continue Reading »

Dana Ruttenberg

Posted on June 21, 2022

Dana Ruttenberg is an Israeli born dancer and choreographer. She holds a B.A. in Dance from Columbia University and an MFA in Dance from Hollins University. As artistic director of her NY based dance troupe between 2000-2003, The Red Hill Project, she has created works that showcased at various venues across the US and Canada. Continue Reading »

Ariel Evan Mayse

Posted on February 3, 2022

Rabbi Dr. Ariel Evan Mayse joined the faculty of Stanford University in 2017 as an assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies, after previously serving as the Director of Jewish Studies and Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Jewish Thought at Hebrew College in Newton, Massachusetts, and a research fellow at the Frankel Institute for Continue Reading »

Dan Libenson

Posted on February 3, 2022

Dan Libenson is the founder and president of Judaism Unbound, a digitally driven, radically open center for Jewish education, experimentation, and connection. Since 2016, he has co-hosted over 300 episodes of the Judaism Unbound Podcast, which have been listened to over 1.5 million times, and he also co-hosts the Oral Talmud videocast. Dan directs and Continue Reading »

Jon Levin

Posted on April 15, 2021

Jon Levin is an international director, performer & puppeteer. Jon co-created and performed A Hunger Artist at the Connelly Theatre for which he was nominated for two Drama Desk awards: Outstanding Solo Performance and Outstanding Puppet design, and was awarded Summerhall’s Lustrum Award for Excellence at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. (It will be performed again Continue Reading »