jewish art

Shining Jesus’ Light All Night
July 13, 2016

Tel Aviv’s Laila Lavan (White Night) is one of the city’s biggest cultural events of the year. It’s also one of our biggest opportunities to share the gospel.

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More artful outreach… NYC!
May 22, 2015

People, Art, Heart: a report on artful outreach in New York City.

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Artful Outreach
May 21, 2015

Another art exhibit at our Moishe Rosen center in Israel? Yes! See how creativity and outreach go hand in hand!

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Keeping It Real in Life and Art
May 3, 2013
Author: Matt Sieger

“The greatest hindrance to creativity,” says painter and photographer Will Rosenberg, “is worrying what others think. If you walk into a kindergarten class and say, ‘Who here is an artist?’ every kid will raise their hand. A couple of years later the percentages go down. By the time kids get to college, nobody’s an artist,…

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This Burger Comes with Matzah Ball Soup
Author: Matt Sieger

Judy (Joseph) Burger has seen a lot of the United States—much of it by accident. At age eighteen, she got lost hitchhiking to a communal farm in Illinois and ended up in California! She has also lived on Washboard Way off of Dead Dog Drive in Atmore, Alabama. Along the way, she attended art school,…

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Shelley Skoropinski

Shelley Skoropinski, 63, was raised in a Conservative Jewish home in Philadelphia. She grew up in a Jewish neighborhood and was bat mitzvah. Her father, Irvin Korotkin, passed away when Shelley was sixteen. Her older sister, Lana, read the New Testament and at age 21 came to believe in Jesus. Lana prayed for her family…

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Rebecca Redinger

Rebecca Redinger, 26, grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, in a Messianic Jewish home in which both her Jewish mother and gentile father believed in Jesus. They raised Rebecca and her siblings to know both Yeshua (Jesus) and their Jewish background. She came to believe in Jesus when she was seven. They also instilled in her…

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Heather Silverman

Heather Silverman, 24, who lives in Columbus, Ohio, grew up in a Messianic Jewish home. Her father is the leader of a Messianic congregation. She says she began to truly follow Yeshua (Jesus) when she was eighteen. “My grandfather and father always had a camera out,” Heather remembers. “Granted they were always taking pictures of…

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David Philipson

David Philipson, 29, was born in North Carolina and currently resides in Southern California. He grew up in a home where both his Jewish mother and gentile father believed in Jesus, and David came to believe in him at a very young age. “I grew up with a ton of Jewish culture and symbolism, but…

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Discovering The Nature Of Existence

I was born into a beautiful Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York, in 1953. My father was a research chemist and my mother a writer. As a child, I was inquisitive about everything and asked all the impossible questions. My parents, I soon realized, did not have all the answers. I spent my childhood focusing…

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Something New …
January 1, 2012

Jews for Jesus’ new Creative Arts Discipleship and Evangelism Training program (CADET) is an intensive eight-month program for developing a community of Jewish believing artists committed to a lifestyle of biblical discipleship and Messianic witness. This unique opportunity is designed to help a select group of people (Jewish believing artists aged 18-28) deepen their relationships…

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NEGATIVE SPACE: What is Missing in Today’s Judaism
September 29, 2008

by Arielle Rothbard During the spring of my senior year of high school, my photography teacher invited our art class to a gallery. There were 50 pieces: all different sizes, shapes, colors and textures. Each had a subject and space around that subject. One 8″x10″ shot grabbed my attention from where it hung a foot…

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The Art of Messianic Ketubot
May 1, 1999
Author: Leah Snyder

Nancy Jardine is a Detroit-born artist who has infused the art of making ketubot (Jewish marriage contracts) with a personal spiritual dynamic. She holds a degree in Fine Art from Madonna University and currently works as an art teacher at a Christian school. Nancy first encountered a ketubah when she was asked to repair one…

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Art, For God’s Sake
May 1, 1996

Artists who believe Jesus is Messiah share their thoughts on the Creator.

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The White Crucifixion by Marc Chagall

Jesus and Jewish Art
July 1, 1994
Author: Rich Robinson

It has become fashionable among the modern day Jewish historians to present that controversial Jew, Jesus, in a favorable light. Yet, depictions of Jesus in Jewish art and literature remain rare. To be sure, Jewish literature has portrayed the encounter between Jews and Christians, between the world of the Jew and the foreign world of…

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The Jews: God’s People
September 1, 1986

Book Title: The Jews—God’s People Author: Hilla and Max Jacoby Date Published: 1984 Publisher: Daybreak Books Reviewer: Jews for Jesus It somehow seems strange that a photo essay of Israel and her people isn’t a more common sight in bookstores today, considering the tiny but strategic nation’s prominent place in world news. This alone would…

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The White Crucifixion by Marc Chagall

Jesus in Jewish Art
January 1, 1986
Author: Rich Robinson

It has become fashionable among the modern day Jewish historians to present that controversial Jew, Jesus, in a favorable light. Yet, depictions of Jesus in Jewish art and literature remain rare. To be sure, Jewish literature has portrayed the encounter between Jews and Christians, between the world of the Jew and the foreign world of…

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