Featuring Maggid and The Creative Power of Storytelling
November 16, 10 AM to 2 PM @ the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco
$36 per participant including lunch
How can storytelling be used as an educational tool for responding to the complexities of our time? Join The CJM and Jewish LearningWorks for a professional development session focusing on Jewish storytelling, the maggid tradition, and artistic interpretations that explore stories and their enduring morals for today. The session will include a presentation by Jhos Singer, a local maggid, gallery activities in Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid, as well as a hand-on art making experience led by artist, Julia Goodman. Participants will also have the chance to see Sabbath: The Dorothy Saxe Invitational and hear about a Bay Area-wide student competition.
A collaboration between Jewish LearningWorks and the CJM. With additional collaborative support from JCCSF.
Artist, Julia Goodman and the Maggid Jhos Singer.
Presented by Vavi Toran, Fraidy Aber and Janine Okmin
Dina Goldstein, Ibbur, from the series Snapshots from the Garden of Eden, 2017. Ink on paper, 37 in x 48 in. Courtesy of the artist. Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.
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