Hard Truths About the Writing Profession

Hard Truths About the Writing Profession

I am about to make a very public complaint about one of the best things that ever happened to me. This, I think it fair to say, is something very few authors would do. The risk of biting the hand that doesn’t feed you is not worth it for most, and the journey to...
First Year, First Impressions

First Year, First Impressions

Who would be crazy enough to launch a fund supporting Jewish arts and culture in March of 2020? To our own amazement, we did.It’s been barely a year since we made our first grants to Jewish arts and culture networks. Since then, CANVAS has committed more than $1.4...
No More Making Shabbos Alone

No More Making Shabbos Alone

There is an old Yiddish saying that, like many old Yiddish sayings, is not a positive one: yeder makht shabes far zikh. “Everyone makes Shabbos for themselves.”Art, like Shabbos, represents the separation between the everyday and the spiritual, between the...