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Monday, February 18 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
What Sparks the Art?

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Three creative types share the texts that have got their arty juices flowing. Ever wondered how creativity and Jewish identity interact? Get inspired by these masters of their crafts.

This session was made possible by funds from The Covenant Foundation.


Presenters
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Vanessa Hidary

Vanessa Hidary, aka “The Hebrew Mamita,” is a solo performer/ spoken word artist and native New Yorker. She has appeared on “Def Poetry Jam” on HBO, and was featured in the short film “The Tribe.” Vanessa recently published her first book, “The Last Kaiser Roll i... Read More →
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Alicia Jo Rabins

Musician, Writer, Jewish Educator, Girls in Trouble/Alicia Jo Rabins Projects
Alicia Jo Rabins is a writer, musician, performer and Torah teacher. The NY Times calls her voice “gorgeous”; the SF Chronicle calls her writing “a poetry page-turner, both sexy and humble.” She is the author of Divinity School, winner of the 2015 APR/Honickman First Book... Read More →
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Eli Valley

Eli Valley, Artist in Residence at The Jewish Daily Forward, is a writer and artist whose work has been published in New York Magazine, The Daily Beast, Gawker, Saveur, Ha’aretz and elsewhere. His art has been labeled “ferociously repugnant” by Commentary and “hilarious... Read More →


Monday February 18, 2013 11:15am - 12:30pm EST
Woodbridge ballroom level