Middle-Earth Midrash: A Jewish View of The Hobbit (part 1)

December 11, 2013 at 9:03 am by

  Note: the printed book The Hobbit (1994 edition) is indicated by an italicized title, while Peter Jackson’s 2012 film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is referred to with quotation marks. “According to the Nature of the Dwarves”: An Introduction to Dwarves and Jews On my way home from seeing “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” […]

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 […]

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Radiance at the Salon

April 18, 2013 at 10:52 am by

Roni Tabick is a member of the Jewish Eyes on the Arts advisory board, and writes fiction combining science fiction, fantasy and religion. Originally from England, Roni now resides in NYC, where he is studying in rabbinical school and presented a piece entitled “Radiance” at the Jewish Eyes on the Arts Salon. Roni shares his […]