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  • Israel trip inspires art

    February 5, 2014 | 2:07 pm

    In organizing a 12-day trip to Israel with a group of friends last May, USC Professor Ruth Weisberg made certain that her itinerary included historic sites, cultural events and meals in the homes of friends. She also blocked out at least four hours daily for her fellow travelers to...

  • Israel’s arts, humanities: At USC, it’s academic

    By Tom Tugend

    July 10, 2013 | 1:47 pm

    About a year ago, it struck Ruth Weisberg, a professor of fine arts at USC, that not a single American university program focuses on Israel’s contributions in the arts and humanities.

    “By contrast, there are some 17 centers at major U.S. academic institutions examining the...

  • Feminist ‘Scroll’ unfurled for Weisberg retrospective

    By Robert David Jaffee

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Fifteen years since it was last exhibited at the Spertus Museum in Chicago, Ruth Weisberg's "The Scroll," a 94-foot mixed-media painting that encompasses the Jewish feminist narrative in mural form, will be displayed at the Skirball Cultural Center as part of a mid-career...
  • An Artist Suggests ‘New Meaning’

    By Charlene Freadman Kahn

    May 24, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Art and culture should be a more important priority in the Jewish community agenda, internationally acclaimed painter and printmaker Ruth Weisberg told graduates of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) in her May 14 commencement address at the Los Angeles...

  • A Natural History

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 1, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    It is a rainy day at the Jack Rutberg Fine Arts gallery on La Brea, but Ruth Weisberg, the artist and art educator, is gazing at a painting where it is perpetually summer.

    In her recent oil painting, "Natural History," otherworldly sunlight illuminates taxidermied monkeys that stare...