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‪Today Gesher Theater opens its 22 season with a premier of “The Dybbuk”.

Dybbuk tells the story of Leah whose soul is demonically possessed by that of her dead sweetheart Hanan, who manifests himself as Leah is about to be wedded to a wealthy man, the choice of her rich merchant father, Sender.

Despite the best efforts of sages and the rabbinical court, the dybbuk will not be appeased and Leah will join him in the other world.”

Here’s a funny JPost blog post, describing Yevgeny Arye rehearsing with the troupe. “…Arye chain-smokes, curses in Russian (something about one’s mother) and shouts a rapid-fire “Stop!Stop!” into a microphone when things go wrong…

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“Jew York,” opening June 20 at Zach Feuer and Untitled galleries, promises to show “contemporary work of America’s Jews in their natural habitats—the Lower East Side and Chelsea.”

Jew York
June 20 – July 26, 2013

Zach Feuer Reception: Thursday, June 20, 6-8 PM
UNTITLED Reception: Thursday, June 20, 7-9 PM

Source: GalleristNY.com

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Street artist Dover.D decorated Tel Aviv’s city hall escalators. Musician, composer, & producer Kutiman made a very cool video of the process. Check it out.

Music & Video by Kutiman

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Check out collection of archival images on Jewish life. Including early Soviet and other children books; vintage illustrations with a cool set for Gustav Meyrinks’ “Golem” published in Germany in 1916; cute scraps and greeting cards; artwork, like this picture of Brooklyn Bridge from 1922 and hundreds of photos. This one is my favorite.

Image above: Michail Aram “Dizengoff Square”, oil on canvas, mid 20th century

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Марлен Шпиндлер (1931–2003) – известный московский художник, человек нелёгкой судьбы. его живописные работы хранятся во многих музеях мира. Между тем часть своей жизни он посвятил графическому дизайну, работая в 1960-е годы в «Промграфике», Мастерской прикладной графики Художественного фонда.

В российско-швейцарской галерее “Nadja Brykina Gallery” (Мясницкая, 24/2) с 30 августа по 12 сентября пройдет выставка “Марлен Шпиндлер. Знаки и опусы”. Здесь собраны некоторые из этих “опусов”. Много работ художника на сайте галереи Нади Брыкиной.

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Flash-mob at Food Market in Dizengoff Shopping Center, Tel Aviv 2010. The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Verdi “Rigoletto”.

via Олег Куваев

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Режисёр Андрей Мельников. Music by Kristall-Balalayka Folk Band.

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COPE2, SUEWORKS, Claire Reid and other famous New York artists come together at Tuff City Styles to create a mural in support of Israel’s 62nd Independence Day celebration.

Artists4Israel / Paintisrael.org

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Project by L2coLab, soundtrack by DJ Spacedog.

Project OKNA is a multimedia installation inspired by diverse individual views and personal stories on the subject of Jewish identity coming from people within the Russian-speaking community. The project was presented on May 13, 2010 at Nuyorican Poets Cafe. See facebook listing

I made 2 versions of the soundtrack for the project:

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Exhibition Curated by Radik Shvarts. Hosted by Generation R at the JCC in Manhattan.

Join us for the opening reception of Ticket to Jerusalem, an exhibition of entries from a year-long international mail-art project. “Ticket to Jerusalem” showcased the designs of artists from around the world who answered the call to design the “perfect airplane ticket to Jerusalem”. The tickets (boarding passes), all created on 8×3” sized medium, collectively form an image of the Promised Land that has long been sought out as a destination, whether for emigration, aliyah or pure pleasure.

Opening Reception in celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut: Tues. April 13th 7:30pm
At JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave. (75-76 Str)

$5 tickets. (beautiful terrace with views of Manhattan, wine, cool Israeli music from 70s, as heard on Heebru.com)

Made possible by a grant from CWW, a project of COJECO, a UJA-FED NY beneficiary

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(1911, Винницкий уезд – 1996, Москва) – народный художник РСФСР, заслуженный деятель искусств РСФСР, член-корреспондент академии художеств СССР, один из авторов рисунков в юмористическом журнале «Крокодил».

More works | Wiki

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Lissitzky’s ten splendid lithographs of the seder song tell the story of a series of assailants who consume each other until the final one, the Angel of Death, is destroyed by God.

the rest are at Izmail’s journal

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pictureNEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will offer a unique grouping of works by the ‘Society of Independent Artists,’ or ‘Odessan Parisians,’ as one critic called them—an avant-garde group of Ukrainian artists who painted in the early years of the twentieth century. Eighty-six works will be offered as a single lot in the Russian Art auction on 22 April 2010 in New York. The collection was compiled by Yakov Pereman, a patron of the arts in Southern Ukraine (then Russia) who moved to Palestine in 1919, taking his art with him. After a series highly publicized exhibitions in the 1920s and a memorial exhibition in 1960-61, the collection was not seen again in public for over 40 years, when select works were exhibited at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art in 2002. The paintings have not been seen in Ukraine since Pereman left. The collection is estimated to fetch $1.5/2 million. read more

In Russian on Lenta.ru

Photo: Амшей Нюренберг. Шарж на Якова Перемена, фрагмент.

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Artist lives in Williamsburg (Brooklyn), area populated by hipsters and hassids.


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