Middle-Earth Midrash (part four)

December 29, 2013 at 12:00 am by

Continued from here, here, and here. “Quite a little fellow in a wide world”: Smallness, Significance, and Finding Balance  The Hobbit ends, in some sense, where it began: in Bilbo’s comfortable hole in the Shire. Bilbo, Gandalf, and Balin are enjoying the simple pleasures of a tobacco jar and each other’s company. Hearing of the […]

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Elie Lichtschein at Jewish Eyes on the Arts Salon

May 20, 2013 at 1:08 pm by

Elie Lichtschein is a Jewish singer-songwriter based in Washington DC. His music seamlessly fuses an old-school rock sensibility with lyrics that focus on personal experience, spirituality and truth. Winded from the long trip from DC, Elie breezed into the room with a group of friends and family in tow. He quickly took the stage to […]

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Jonah’s love, music and mysticism at the Salon

April 18, 2013 at 11:25 am by

  Jonah Rank is  a musician and rabbinical student, and the co-founder of Jewish Eyes on the Arts.  Jonah is a trailblazer, combining the somewhat unlikely combination of humorous music with a deep passion for spiritual and intellectual growth, making him a unique voice in the world of both music and Judaism. His work encompasses […]