On Sunday June 25, 2017
  • 9am-1pm at Kevah: 2095 Rose St., Suite 202, Berkeley
  • 12pm-4pm at Contemporary Jewish Museum: 736 Mission Street, San Francisco
  • 4pm-8pm at Oshman Family Jewish Community Center: 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
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Sunday, June 25 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hebrew Letter Illuminations - A Multi-Media Presentation

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There is more than one way to read a book if that book contains Hebrew illuminated letters. Using images and live demonstrations we will journey into the long, inventive, expressive, humorous, exotic, figurative, and abstract history of Hebrew letter illuminations.   We will find esthetic enjoyment in the artistry as wonder as we decode the allusions, metaphors, and meaning to be discovered in ketuboth, manuscripts, printed books, and synagogue walls and ceilings.  

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Peretz Wolf-Prusan

Peretz Wolf-Prusan is the Chief Program Officer and a Senior Educator at Lehrhaus Judaica. From 1975 to 1985 he was actively involved in informal education (UAHC Camp Swig) and in the creation of Jewish scribal art. From 1985 to 1990 he attended the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute... Read More →

Sunday June 25, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Contemporary Jewish Museum 736 Mission St, San Francisco

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