We’re revisiting this great interview, conducted by Jake Rosenberg in June 2019, in anticipation of Sunday, December 8th’s family art workshop Family Folk: Papercutting. In this interactive program, artist Rachel Asarnow will teach kids about the centuries-old Jewish folk art of papercutting. Then, using her intricate designs as inspiration, Asarnow will guides kids through creating their own papercut artwork. Get your tickets today! And then learn more about our inspiring teaching artist in the interview below.
This piece was adapted from a post originally written in July 2018. Upon entering the beautifully restored sanctuary at the Museum at Eldridge Street, visitors are transported back to the height of the synagogue’s glory. Built in 1887 during the massive wave of Jewish immigration … Read more