Experience the Leon Family Gallery at the Simon Family JCC as never before! From Yoni Alter’s pop art styled city skylines to the social media juggernaut Humans of Tel Aviv, this year’s vibrant line-up of art and photography exhibits allow self-guided tours to explore how art and community intersect. All exhibits are free and open to the public, allowing the community access to collections featuring a variety of mediums that represent Israeli and Jewish artists. There’s a different artist each month, so make sure to visit often!


Current Exhibit:


Humans of Tel Aviv

Erez Kaganovitz

The photography of Erez Kaganovitz, the human behind Humans of Tel Aviv will be on display in the Leon Family Gallery throughout the month of October.   Inspired by the widely popular blog Humans of New York, Israeli journalist and photographer, Kaganovitz, founded Humans of Tel Aviv in 2012, which currently boasts a monthly reach of 500,000 on social media; the project aims to show the authentic cultural and human diversity of Tel Aviv and the country of Israel.

 Erez in the news:

Humans of Tel Aviv project aims to dispell myths about Israelis


Vibrant ‘Humans of Tel Aviv’ Photo Series Struts City’s Multiculti Stuff (VIDEO)



Find Erez on social media:

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Upcoming Exhibits:


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Amit JDC Dana
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Erin JFS Dylan

All artwork is available for purchase, with the exception of art from the Grieving Child exhibition. All proceeds from Courageous Expressions will be contributed to the ALUT Institute.

Questions about the Leon Family Gallery or ideas for future exhibits?  Please contact Erin Dougherty, Cultural Arts Director, at EDougherty@simonfamilyJCC.org or 321-2341.