Picture a Jew: A Photo Essay

March 1, 2011
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‘‘Jews Untitled” was curated by three interns (Lianna Louie, Tess Rothstein, Miriam Marks) at Hillel at Stanford in the spring of 2009. The project was born out of the hope that students who find themselves on the fringe of the Jewish community could give voice to their own Jewish stories. It grew into a broader exploration of Jewish identity and ethnicity in America. The hope is that this exhibit will compel the viewer to reexamine the politics of identity that are paralyzing our community and discover the depth and complexity involved in defining who is a Jew.

— Rabbi Mychal Copeland,
Hillel at Stanford University

1: Katrina Monet Salas-Padilla (the photographer herself) 2: Lianna Louie 3: Sean Daneshgar 4: Ben Spielberg 5: Emma Ogiemwanye

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  1. Beautiful to see so many different faces of Judaism. I’m under the impression that as we continue to have people like me convert to Judaism, as born Jews adopt children from other cultures, and as we begin to recognize the Jews from different countries the face of Judaism will continue to change and evolve.

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