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Jewish Theological Seminary

3080 Broadway, at 121st Street
New York, 10027 United States

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February 2017

Traversing Tradition: Transformation in and of Contemporary Jewish Life

February 7 - May 19

Exhibition Curator: Rebecca Pristoop Artists: Tamar Ettun; Jake Levin; Angela Strassheim; Silvio Wolf; Gil Yefman; Sarah Zell Young More Info: http://www.jtsa.edu/arts-at-jts About Traversing Tradition: The artistic process is one of inquiry and proposition. Artists encounter an idea, explore it from multiple perspectives, and propose new meanings that expand, challenge, or do away with the idea’s preexisting connotations. This act of creating new meaning is inherently spiritual: it changes the usual system that a person holds as a basis for self-definition. Artists…

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April 2017

Two Operas: A Performance and Composer Talkback

April 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join JTS for a performance of excerpts and discussion of two important new operas: As One (music by Laura Kaminsky, libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed), following a transgender woman’s journey to self-acceptance, and Steal a Pencil for Me (music by H. L. Miller Cantorial School Assistant Professor Gerald Cohen, libretto by Deborah Brevoort), the story of a real-life couple who fell in love while imprisoned in Nazi concentration camps. Following the performance, the two composers, Laura Kaminsky and…

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