Archive: January 2024

Marnina Schon & Micah O’Konis

Posted on January 17, 2024

Marnina Schon (she/they, Bronfman ’10) and Micah O’Konis (they/them, Nonfman) are a real-life couple who create sketch comedy together as Couplet. With the help of the Bronfman Alumni Venture Fund and the Jewish Writers’ Initiative, they’ve been developing “Doom Scroll,” a Torah musical comedy web series. Micah and Marnina wrote and performed the musical “More Continue Reading »

Jeremiah Lockwood

Posted on January 17, 2024

Jeremiah Lockwood is a scholar and musician, working in the fields of Jewish studies, performance studies and ethnomusicology. His work engages with issues arising from peering into the archive and imagining the power of “lost” forms of expression to articulate keenly felt needs in the present. Both his music performance and scholarship gravitate towards 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 »

Arielle Rivera Korman

Posted on March 28, 2023

Arielle Rivera Korman was a co-founding director and the founding executive director of Ammud Jews of Color Torah Academy. She is currently a Rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary, and the Climate Music & Spiritual Adaptation Rabbinic Fellow at Dayenu. Arielle graduated from Davidson College with a BA in Languages and Cultures of the Continue Reading »

Ariel Picard

Posted on March 15, 2023

Dr. Ariel Picard is a teacher and research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute. Ariel has a PhD in  philosophy from Bar-Ilan University and conducts research in contemporary Jewish law. He is a graduate of Yeshivat Har Etzion and was ordained as a Rabbi by the Israeli Chief Rabbinate. He formerly served as the Rabbi of Continue Reading »

Megan GoldMarche

Posted on December 28, 2022

Rabbi Megan GoldMarche is the Executive Director at Tribe 12, an organization that creates Jewish communities and connections for 20s and 30s in the Philadelphia area. Megan grew up in the Chicago suburbs where she found her voice as a Jewish leader at her Conservative youth group and Reform summer camp. She graduated from the 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 »