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avatar Elke Reva Sudin
Elke Reva Sudin, founder and executive director of Jewish Art Now (jewishartnow.com), is a painter and illustrator redefining art for the 21st century Jewish community. Her painting series "Hipsters and Hassids" explores the parallels between the two exclusive communities living side by side in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and she has exhibited in the Jewish and art worlds alike. Sudin received a BFA in Illustration from Pratt Institute, and currently serves on the board of the Jewish Art Salon in New York.

ARTICLES BY: Elke Reva Sudin


July 12, 2013 8:37 am
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Art Exhibit in Brooklyn Examines Hasidic Dress and Culture

There are two ways people typically explore Hasidic subjects through art. It is either a sensitive portrayal of a tradition they are a part...

June 6, 2013 11:24 am
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Where is Jewish Art Now?

Recently, it was announced that the UJA-Federation in New York will not be renewing their funding of the Six Points Fellowship, a program that has awarded...

May 5, 2013 3:52 am
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Gary Baseman and The Jewish Home “The Door Is Always Open”

This weekend, a retrospective of the works of Gary Baseman titled The Door Is Always Open, opened, at the Skirball Cultural Center. 'Door' recreates the...

March 18, 2013 1:37 am
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The 2013 Council of American Jewish Museums Conference

Last week in lower Manhattan, the Council of American Jewish Museums (CAJM) hosted their annual conference, bringing together Jewish museum professionals from across the...

February 15, 2013 1:14 am
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Art Exhibition Features Tefillin Hair Ties for Women

The most fun part of planning an exhibition is when you get to the works coming together for the first time. There is a magic...

October 24, 2012 9:00 pm
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Secularization Breeds Collaboration in “Blessed Are the Artists” Exhibit at Caldwell College

Threatened by secularization in the wake of modernization, members of different religions are joining together to give strength and inspiration to one another, even if...

May 10, 2012 2:00 pm
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Noah Meets Katrina in “Watershed”

How difficult  is it to imagine a truly devastating catastrophe? Will calamity come from an instantaneous, even violent change in the landscape, or a slow transformation...

May 4, 2012 1:44 pm
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Distorting (A Messiah Project, 13C) Comes to an End

Distorting (a messiah project, 13C) by Justin Stewart, which ends this weekend is an installation depicting the concept of messiah as existed in the 13th century....

May 3, 2012 1:23 pm
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Jews of Nigeria Shine on Screen (VIDEO)

Travel to Africa and meet members of the Igbo tribe who identify with Israelite origin, and are embracing Jewish tradition with fervor today. Produced and directed...

July 21, 2011 9:31 am
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Street Art Meets Spiritual Practice in ‘RITUAL’

On a steamy July evening in the heart of Williamsburg Brooklyn, urban contemporary artists hailing from 7 different countries explored the subject of religious practice...

March 14, 2011 6:17 pm
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Contemporary Art Trends and What They Mean for Us

The Armory Show in New York is one of the largest and most prestigious annual exhibitions for contemporary and modern art. Recently, the airy warehouses...

March 2, 2011 7:45 pm
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Bridging the Institutional Gap: The Jewish Art Salon at the CAJM Conference

This week the Conference of American Jewish Museums was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania uniting museum directors, curators, and artists from across the country. The Jewish Art...

January 21, 2011 1:57 pm
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Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

UN Commission Adopts Israeli Resolution Aimed at Ending Workplace Sexual Ha...

An Israeli resolution aimed at eliminating workplace sexual harassment has been adopted by consensus by the UN Commission on the...

Israel

Anti-Israel Groups Will Not Benefit From National Service, New Law Stipulat...

JNS.org - The Knesset finalized a law Wednesday preventing foreign-funded organizations that operate against Israel from enjoying the benefits of Israel’s...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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