Category Archives: Noble Ideals

Lenin and the Star of David

March 5, 2014

This month’s online exhibition features the work of Alina and Jeff Bliumis, who explore how the “noble idea” of Communist Russia ultimately failed and effected their lives. Below is a statement about the pieces in their own words: “Geometric Geography: Examples 5 and 6” appears, from a distance, as a Star of David. On closer examination, More »

Abandon Hope? A Polemic and a Plea

Caryn Aviv
March 3, 2014

Dear officials from the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, Koret Foundation, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Philanthropic Network, Nathan Cummings Foundation, and other major donors in the Jewish community; Thank you for your deep and sustained commitment to your vision of Jewish life.  Your support has helped thousands of Jews thrive, learn, and improve the planet. More »