Feminine art forms

Nine women display works that draw on biblical and rabbinic literature at the Wolfson Museum of Jewish Art.

May 3, 2012 10:51
Megilat Esther

Megilat Esther 521. (photo credit: Courtesy Shlomo Kashtan)


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Feminism in Judaic art is not a new phenomenon, and a recently launched exhibition in the capital demonstrates this in celebrating the work of nine female artists who took their inspiration from biblical and rabbinic literature.

Titled “Women Inspired by Text,” the exhibition, which opened last week at Hechal Shlomo’s Wolfson Museum of Jewish Art in central Jerusalem, will remain until midsummer.


Related Content