About Rebecca Guber

Rebecca usually represents the Six Points Fellowship for Emerging Jewish Artists, and is always interested in cultural happenings in the Jew-niverse. She used to ride a red bike but then it was hit by a truck, and then she rode a baby blue but it was stolen, so now there is the gray falcon which she rides all over New York City.

Featured Artist: Dina Kantor

By November 5, 2009

Photographer Dina Kantor has spent the last several years slowing building her comprehensive project, "Finnish & Jewish." What exactly does that title mean in a country where there are 1500 Jews whose history began in the early 19th century with … Read More

Julien Roux

By February 17, 2009

I was in Israel a few months ago, and while climbing around the labyrinthine staircases of old Jaffa, I heard charming, unearthly music emanating from an open doorway. My other professional art-viewing friend and I had made a pact not … Read More

Avishai Yeganyahu Mekonen

By February 5, 2009

Avishai Yeganyahu Mekonen’s work draws out an assimilation narrative that many of us encounter as part of our own family history. He shows us a story of the Ethiopian Jewish community in contemporary Israel, where culture, race, and religion make … Read More

Rachel Klinghoffer Bender

By January 26, 2009

Very quickly, I get drawn in Rachel Klinghoffer Bender’s paintings, and my mind begins to wander in a waking dreamscape. Her work activates an in-between space, where reality and fantasy merge in a very natural way, evoking a time and … Read More

Jamie Diamond

By December 19, 2008

Holiday angst is one part social anxiety, one part overeating, and a large dose of family neurosis. In the midst of this moment, I’ve been captured by the work of artist Jamie Diamond. Her work, thankfully, takes us outside of … Read More

Stacy Mehrfar

By December 11, 2008

Stacy Mehrfar’s work is all about a sense of place, from the wide angle loneliness of the anonymous suburban landscape, to the particularity of the Iranian Jewish community in Great Neck, Long Island. Her photographs seem to be so perfectly … Read More

Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus

By November 25, 2008

I like to touch art. I enjoy touching it when it is expected, when the artist and work call for interaction, and I’m also drawn to touching the cool marble at the Met, with guards ready to condemn the slightest … Read More

Michele Brody

By November 18, 2008

Artist Michele Brody anticipated the green, local movement that currently sweeping through contemporary life. Her installations, often public and site-specific, explores place and marks the passage of time, inviting interaction from viewers as it grows and changes. These striking pieces … Read More