Jewish Teen Arts Seminar: Paper Midrash Golem Workshop

April 29, 2021 Free
(Photo: Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik/Paper Midrash)
(Photo: Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik/Paper Midrash)

Protection. Safety. Strength. Power. Right now we could all use a little more sense of well-being. The Jewish myth of the golem summoned ancient Jewish magic to create protection in difficult times. Make your own golem out of cut-up comic books with Isaac and Rabbi Shawna from Paper Midrash in a 90-minute workshop that includes visual learning about the legend of the golem. This is perfect for the Zoom world in which we find ourselves. No art experience, clay or magic spells required; just your enthusiasm!

Paper Midrash is sophisticated text study through a unique art practice, leveraging contemporary narratives from comic books, movies and other pop culture to inspire new insights into traditional texts.

This workshop has limited spots available and is open to all Jewish teens in grades 9-12.

Before the event: Supplies will be available for pickup in advance at Temple Shir Tikva in Wayland. Details will be communicated to those who register. Contact Jenna Friedman with any questions.

This event is powered by Temple Shir Tikva in partnership with Jewish Teen Initiative at CJP and supported by a CJP Teen Community Impact Grant.

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Thursday, April 29, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
* Registration closes on April 22nd

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