Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life—Video

April 22–October 3, 2010

Introduction/Allan Wexler discusses Gardening Sukkah

Arnold M. Eisen, Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary introduces the exhibition, the artist Allan Wexler talks about the inspiration for Gardening Sukkah, and Eisen and Rabbi Ayelet Cohen look at the ritual and reinvention.

Rachel Kanter discusses Fringed Garment

The artist Rachel Kanter talks about the inspiration for Fringed Garment, and Arnold M. Eisen, Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, and Rabbi Ayelet Cohen look at the ritual and reinvention.

LoVid discusses Retzuot (ShinShinAgam)

The artists LoVid talk about the inspiration for Retzuot (ShinShinAgam), and Arnold M. Eisen, Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, and Rabbi Ayelet Cohen look at the ritual and reinvention.


Supporters

The presentation of Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life at the Contemporary Jewish Museum has been made possible by the lead support of The Bernard Osher Jewish Philanthropies Foundation of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund and the Jewish Community Endowment Fund of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties.  Major support has been provided through the generosity of Randee and Joe Seiger.  Additional support has been generously provided by Joyce Linker and Dorothy and George Saxe.

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The Koret and Taube Foundations are the lead supporters of the 2009/2010 exhibition season.

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Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life has been organized by The Jewish Museum, New York, and made possible through the generosity of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies, the Leir Charitable Foundations, and the Joyce and Irving Goldman Family Foundation. Additional support was provided through the Melva Bucksbaum Fund for Contemporary Art and the Office of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Israel in New York.

 

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