Why should Pride end with June?

Why should Pride end with June?

Pride Month is coming to a close. Often this is when discussions of queer and trans rights begin to wane. This month, however, we thought we’d end the month with reminders of Jewish LGBTQ contributions to the arts as a way of keeping the Pride...
Artists on Artists: Maya Ciarrocchi

Artists on Artists: Maya Ciarrocchi

This week CANVAS Compendium begins our semi-regular newsletter, Artists on Artists, in which we invite Jewish creators to tell us who inspires them. We begin with Maya Ciarrocchi, a New York City-based artist who works in drawing, printmaking, performance, video, and...

New Books from Jewish Women

This fraught week coincided with Shavuot, when we celebrate the gift of Torah. We might also celebrate millennia of Jewish literature. At CANVAS, we’re marking the occasion with three new books by Jewish women. They explore a range of topics — the AIDS crisis,...