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  • Solace in SoCal

    By Denise Berger

    February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Sergio Edelsztein said he would not have come from Israel to a cultural exchange in New York. "Los Angeles is so much more open, and it's still about regular people -- not so much of an establishment," said the director of the Center for Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv.

    Edelsztein was...

  • Culture Shot

    By Michael Aushenker

    February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The Filipino owners of an Asian restaurant at work. A glimpse of Thai worshippers praying inside a Buddhist temple. A man perusing an Armenian bookstore.

    These are just a handful of the photographs captured by 15 local Los Angeles Unified School District high schoolers participating...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday



    It's Washington's birthday today. Why not celebrate another national treasure? Three Shuls in Concert, a cooperative venture of three Westside synagogues: B'nai Tikvah, Kehillat Ma'arav and Mishkon Tephilo, presents "Theodore Bikel in Concert." The folk singer, storyteller...

  • Flapper Era

    By Michael Aushenker

    October 24, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    I t was a unique collaboration forged at the turn of the 20th century. Benjamin Strauss would photograph celebrities; Homer Peyton would manipulate backgrounds of the prints by hand. The resulting images were atmospheric, sometimes borderline surreal.

    Now, collector Stephen White...

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  • Portrait of an Embattled Nation

    By Journal Staff

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    "I think I could spend a lifetime here, walking around 18 hours a day, and talking to people, and observing, observing, observing -- and barely skim the surface," says Debbie Hill, a freelance photographer who made aliyah from West Virginia in 1995, although she has lived in Israel...

  • Heroes’ Stories Discovered Again

    By Tom Tugend

    May 31, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    "The Jews of Ethiopia: A Personal Journey Back to Their Past" consists of a collection of some 60 black-and-white photos taken by Dr. Wolf Leslau during a number of explorations of the Ethiopian hinterlands, starting in the mid-1940s.

    Leslau, an internationally renowned professor of...

  • Mystic Letters

    By Eric Roth

    January 4, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    If God uttered words to create the universe, it's not surprising that two L.A. artists are using the Hebrew alphabet as inspiration for their own work.



    "Letters of Foundation," now at The Jewish Federation's Bell Gallery, is a multimedia show that traces the 2,500-year evolution...

  • Learning Lessons

    By Tuvia Grossman

    November 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    One of the most riveting - and controversial - photographs to have emerged from the recent violence in Israel was that of a bloodied and dazed young man with an angry Israeli policeman standing behind him shouting. While the young man was first identified by the Associated Press, the...

  • Potent Portraits

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 28, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Jill Poyourow's preoccupation with portraits began amid the savory smell of soup in her grandmother's kitchen. There hung an intriguing photograph of her grandma's grandfather, who had cared for her from infancy after her own mother abandoned her to come to America. The 1910 picture...

  • Space Cadet

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 13, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    When Los Angeles artist Victor Raphael was a boy, he gazed at the biblical murals at Wilshire Boulevard Temple and pondered the divine. His cosmic musings, in the age of Apollo and Sputnik, led him to dream of becoming an astronaut. But when the need for eyeglasses made that dream...

  • Capturing Life’s Inner Journey On Film

    By Michael Aushenker

    May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    "Those who say the body and soul are different have neither." - Oscar Wilde

    In the new book "The Soul Aflame" (Conari Press/Raincoast Books), Eric Lawton's latest collection of photographs, with text by Phil Cousineau, the introduction evokes the age-old enigma of where the soul...

  • Diversity in the Desert

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    For Dr. Jonathan Friedlander, the photography exhibit at UCLA's Fowler Museum of Cultural History evokes vivid memories of the Sunday morning in 1991 he arrived at the central bus station in Be'er Sheva and discovered a place where worlds collide.

    In the photos, soldiers toting Uzis...

  • Remembering the Lincoln Brigade

    By Tom Tugend

    January 20, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    The long-ago voices of Paul Robeson, Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie crackled over a loudspeaker, once more spurring on the soldiers of the International Brigades and vowing the defeat of Franco's fascists in the Spanish Civil War.

    Most of the 200 people gathered at the University of...

  • Wagner’s Visual Symphony

    By Michael Aushenker

    November 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Israel is the ultimate survivor, having transcended centuries of Roman conquest, Arab rule, and British occupation to blossom into an advanced civilization and a formidable global power.

    None of this has escaped the photographic eye of historian John Wagner. In the next few weeks, the...

  • In the Name of Her Father

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 14, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Nina Rosenblum will always remember the summer days she roamed East Harlem with her father, the celebrated, socially concerned photographer Walter Rosenblum. While holding his hand and eating a coconut ice purchased from a street vendor, the Jewish...
  • Up Front

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    August 7, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    New York

    Two current photo exhibits focus on New York City, with all its ethnic variety, architectural styles and startling contrasts of wealth and poverty.





    ...

  • And I Still See Their Faces: Images of Polish Jews

    By Diane Arieff

    November 13, 1997 | 7:00 pm

    Polish Jewry before the war is the subject of a powerfulphoto exhibit at the Museum of Tolerance

    By Diane Arieff Zaga, Arts Editor

    Photo from "And I Still See Their Faces: Images of PolishJews"

    Anyone who has ever gazed at a worn sepia-toned family photographwith a mixture of curiosity,...

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