Posts Tagged ‘Center for Jewish History’

Lucile’s Kitchen

Lucile Prache has been studying ballet since childhood and feels that her illustrations are just like dance pieces—everything appears to be easy. “Dancers are always smiling on stage,” she says, “but there is a lot of work behind the stage.” Lucile’s Jewish-themed beautiful watercolor food illustrations first caught my eye on her Etsy shop, Lucile’s…

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Paper Brigade

Paper Brigade is a new beautiful, annual literary journal from The Jewish Book Council that reflects the current Jewish literary landscape but is also rooted in history and tradition. Paper Brigade contains “something for everyone”: articles, personal essays, poetry, and excerpts from 2017 fiction as well as visual elements: photography and illustrations. By combining past and present, the…

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Diane Samuels: Visual Artist and Scribe, Part Two

I’m thrilled to share with you the second part of my interview with Diane Samuels. (Click here for last week’s post, part one.) Diane and and I met at a wonderful dinner party for The American Academy in Jerusalem. Launched in 2010, the academy offers a 10-week fellowship for distinguished artists, architects, and planners from abroad and from all…

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