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!


July Exhibit:

Eitan Stern: An unexpected look at the people and places of Israel

Eitan Stern said he wanted to reflect in his exhibition the different group of Israelis. “When I speak of Israelis, I’m speaking about Jews, I’m speaking about Arabs, I’m speaking about refugees.”

Stern used his camera to capture ordinary people in an empathetic light. His love for humanity is expressed through his focus on street photography, portraits and compositions questioning social issues of today.

His exhibit of photos from Israel will be on display at the Simon Family JCC’s Leon Family Gallery throughout the month of July.

All pieces are for sale and can be purchased at the Simon Family JCC front desk. Proceeds from the sales will go towards the Simon Family JCC’s Arts + Ideas programs. For more information on the Leon Family Gallery, please contact Melissa Eichelbaum, assistant director, Community Relations Council, at 757-321-2304 or MEichelbaum@ujft.org.