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Portrait of a Jewish Artist

Esther Teichtal

When fine art meets the Jewish neshamah, exquisite expressions of beauty are born. But for the artists at the frontier of quality Jewish art, the challenges can be daunting. Four artists and a business consultant paint a startling picture of Jewish art today.

 

Avoid the Therapy Merry-Go-Round

Shalvi Waldman M.Sc.

12 tips to maximize your therapeutic experience so that the issues that ail don’t make therapy fail.

 

Turning Tides: Under my Hijab

As told to Leah Gebber

The sign read: “Islam and Europe: Identity and Anxiety.” I looked around, saw no one was looking, and took a picture. Then I looked closer, noted the time and location. The speaker. And I hightailed it away from public view.



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance