• "Personal Sanctuary" by Flora Rosefsky
    "Personal Sanctuary" by Flora Rosefsky. 2008 . 48”x48”. Collage with drawing: ephemera newspaper, gesso paint, permanent pen, paper cutout. Click to view this month's gallery, “Privacy.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
  • "Tangled" by Flora Rosefsky
    "Tangled" by Flora Rosefsky. 2010. 22"x29”. Collage with mixed materials: store bought hand-made paper with string, paper cutout, trim, quilt pins. Click to view this month's gallery, “Privacy.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
  • "Life Chapter" by Flora Rosefsky
    "Life Chapter" by Flora Rosefsky. 2008. 15x15”.  Collage: Linen pulled embroidery panel, paper cutout, photograph corners, acrylic paint. Click to view this month's gallery, “Privacy.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
  • "Shelter Us" by Flora Rosefsky
    "Shelter Us" by Flora Rosefsky. 2008. 15"x15”.  Collage: Linen pulled embroidery panel, paper cutout, photograph corners, acrylic paint. Click to view this month's gallery, “Privacy.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
  • "Reflections No. 1" by Flora Rosefsky
    "Reflections No. 1" by Flora Rosefsky. 2013. 16"x16”. Collage: photograph cutouts. Click to view this month's gallery, “Privacy.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
     

The Individual and the Community: A New Synthesis

Richard Lederman
November 20, 2014
         

When I was in graduate school, working part time in the Jewish community, I belonged to an informal, traditional, egalitarian, lay-led minyan that was part of a Conservative synagogue in Philadelphia. There were two separate minyanim meeting in this shul, in addition to the service led by the rabbi in the main sanctuary. The vast More »

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This too is Torah

Rabbi Ben Goldstein
November 18, 2014
         

There are intimate moments that we share with our friends, moments with our families, and there are moments that can be just between us and God[1]. I recognize that I am saying this as a rabbi, and as many people have pointed out, my private life is not exclusively my own. I know that there More »

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A Shared Existence

Rabbi Sara Brandes
November 13, 2014
         

I have just moved from the suburbs of Los Angeles to Kibbutz Hannaton in the Lower Galili of Israel.  While a series of economic miscalculations and blunders actually sunk the first wave of Israel’s kibbutz movement, it was arguably the inability of kibbutzniks to strike a healthy balance between openness and privacy that drove the More »

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