Category Archives: Israel

Place Matters – Exhibition at the Buell Theatre

By Georgina Kolber, Curator of Exhibits, Collections and Programs By now you’ve heard and seen that we’ve taken up the theme, The Power of Place, for our current programming. We live on planet Earth, which has continued to provide a … Continue reading

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Mirror Images: Israeli Film and Society

By Georgina Kolber, Curator of Exhibits, Collection & Programs For the past several weeks I’ve been watching brand new Israeli films to consider for our third annual New Israeli Cinema series, co-produced and hosted every July by the Denver Film … Continue reading

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Learning About Israel’s Complex Issues Through the Arts

By Georgina Kolber, Curator As I sit at my desk here at the Mizel Museum in Denver, tasked with writing about Art & Culture in Israel, the Museum’s first group tour of Israel, it’s difficult to imagine that the seemingly … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup Column: Israel’s Ritual Art Strengthens the Soul

By Penny Nisson, Jewish Education Coordinator Members and friends of the Mizel Museum returned from our first group tour to Israel in late October. As one of the lucky travelers on this triumphant journey, I was fortunate to meet many … Continue reading

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Building Up and Breaking Down: Art & Culture Tour of Israel, Day 2

By Alyssa Kapnik This week I’m in Israel with the Mizel’s Art & Culture tour of Israel.  This morning we were in an Arab town, Umm-El Fahem, surrounded by the drawings and paintings of inexperienced young Palestinian and Arab-Israeli artists, … Continue reading

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Meet Anton Antonov

This month Denver’s Mizel Museum welcomes a new artist-in-residence from Yemin Orde Youth Village, a home, school and safe haven to 500 at-risk immigrant youth from around the world located in Mt. Carmel, Israel. Anton Antonov, a recent Yemin Orde … Continue reading

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Gesher Theater: A Russian Miracle of the Israeli Theatre

A great example of the resilience of Israeli culture and the strength of its arts is the founding of the Gesher Theater in 1991. During the first Gulf War, a group of Russian actors under the leadership of Yevgeny Arye, a prominent … Continue reading

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Let’s Dance!

By Georgina Kolber Curator of Exhibitions, Collections & Programs “It’s a secular religious experience,” said Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy, about watching the Batsheva Dance Company. “You feel something personal and spiritual at a Batsheva performance.” … Continue reading

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Art & Culture in Israel: Nalaga’at Center

Have you heard that the Mizel Museum has crafted a one-of-a-kind art and culture trip to Israel? The trip is scheduled for October 23- November 2, 2011 and we’re currently taking reservations! The itinerary is distinct from other trips to … Continue reading

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Art & Culture In Israel: Gottesman Etching Center at Kibbutz Cabri

Our travels in Israel on October 23-Nov. 2, 2011, will take us to Kibbutz Cabri for a print workshop at the Gottesman Etching Center. The Gottesman Etching Center is Located in a distinctive Western Galilee landscape overlooking mountains and sea, … Continue reading

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