Da Costa, Spinoza & Herzl

 

Jewish artists in the 19th to 20th centuries were interested not only in Biblical depictions but in portraying important Jewish figures. We discuss why artists were drawn to specific Jewish personalities and explore the connection between the way Da Costa, Spinoza and Jesus were treated – and how Herzl became a revered figure.

 

In English | Sunday | August 27 | 8pm | 1pm EDT

 

Our new series explores the visual revolution that took place in Jewish history from the 17th century, a period when Jews acclimatized to general society generating fascinating visual images that reflect the life and society of their times

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