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HUC-JIR/New York Museum - Peachy Levy: Threads of Judaism

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Monday, October 1, 2007


Noted Los Angeles textile artist Peachy Levy is inspired by Judaism's tradition, practices, and the beauty of Hebrew texts: the connective tissue of the Jewish people and its history. Levy's alternative visual language, steeped in symbolism, conveys a unique interpretation of sacred texts. 

Reception: Wednesday, November 7, 2007, 5:30-7:30 PM 

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Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's leading institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates leaders to serve North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, museums, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding.