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Posts Tagged ‘Israel Museum’

Rabbis Herbert, Yoskowitz, Rachel Shere and Aaron Bergman and Canton Daniel Gross

Diamond Anniversary

Adat Shalom Synagogue celebrates 75 years. Above: Rabbis Herbert, Yoskowitz, Rachel Shere and Aaron Bergman and Cantor Daniel Gross In the beginning, most of Detroit’s Orthodox and Conservative congregations developed along ethnic lines. There were Polish shuls, Hungarian shuls, Lithuanian shuls. Then a small group of men broke the mold, organizing a congregation to serve all Jews…

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Close up of Yael Vizel "wearing" an article of clothing from the Decoding Israeli Dress exhibition, on the Zeekit app; July 31, 2018 (Ariella Gentin)

Israel Museum Uses App to Bring Old Clothes Alive

Tel Aviv startup Zeekit says its technology, used for online shopping, is a perfect fit for museum visitors curious to see how the fashion of yesteryear would suit them today The Israel Museum’s fashion exhibit is bringing century-old clothing back to life with an app that allows users to virtually try on items featured in…

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photo from book Do Not Photograph of the Chasidic community in Jerusalem.

Do Not Photograph

Rob Streit JN Intern Photographer Joshua Haruni documents everyday life in a Chasidic community in Israel. The cloistered world of Chasidic Judaism is one that seems inaccessible to the uninitiated. The sect is steeped in tradition and maintains strict adherence to its tenets. Outsiders are rarely — if ever — afforded a glimpse into its…

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