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Modern Judaica paintings can include a wide range of styles, mediums, and themes that are related to Jewish religion, culture, and history. Some of the most well-known modern Judaica paintings include:

  1. “The Jewish Wedding” by Marc Chagall: This painting is considered one of Chagall’s most iconic works, and depicts a traditional Jewish wedding in a dreamlike, surrealistic style.
  2. “The Jewish Theater” by Chaim Soutine: This painting is a powerful and dramatic depiction of a Jewish theater performance, with a focus on the actors’ expressions and gestures.
  3. “The Synagogue” by Ben Shahn: This painting is a powerful and emotive depiction of a synagogue, with a focus on the architecture and the people praying inside.
  4. “The Seder Table” by Reuven Rubin: This painting is a colorful and lively depiction of a traditional Passover Seder, with a focus on the food, the people, and the rituals.
  5. “The Torah Scroll” by David Friedland: This painting is a powerful and striking depiction of a Torah Scroll, with a focus on the calligraphy and the beauty of the text.
  6. “Kiddush” by Avigdor Arikha: This painting is a powerful depiction of a traditional Jewish Sabbath blessing, with a focus on the people and the ritual.

It’s important to note that this is a small selection of many contemporary Judaica paintings and it’s a very diverse field that continues to evolve and change with time, many artists are influenced by contemporary art movements, and the work of these artists continues to be relevant and important in the field of modern Jewish art.

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Cheider at the Shtetl kids reading torah
Judaic Painting by Alex Levin

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Artwork by Alex Levin
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Childhood in the Shtetl

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