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Our current exhibit is Justice Illuminated: The Art of Arthur Szyk.
Justice Illuminated: The Art of Arthur Szyk, a traveling exhibit about the life and distinctive art of the Jewish illustrator, artist, and political satirist Arthur Szyk - called "the greatest 20th century master illuminator" - is the new presentation in the OZ Gallery. The featured speaker at the exhibition's opening on Sunday, May 15, was Irvin Ungar, author, curator, and president of the Arthur Szyk Society, who gave an illustrated talk on the life and career of artist Szyk, a Polish Jew who escaped Europe in the wake of the Holocaust and emigrated to the U.S. in December 1940. As noted in the exhibit, "For Szyk, the artist is a warrior: His arsenal... pens and brushes, paint and ink; His battlefield... a canvas, a sheet of paper; His enemies... injustice and oppression." This powerful exhibit focuses on three main themes: World War II and the Holocaust; America; and Jewish response.
Since its inaugural showing in 2002, this exhibit has toured museums, universities, libraries, and cultural centers around the world.
The Art Gallery Committee enthusiastically conceives, curates, and installs exhibitions that reflect the active participation of congregants in all areas of synagogue life at Or Zarua. These exhibitions transform the social hall from a room with plain walls into an attractive, informative, and colorful gallery. In this, Or Zarua is exceptional, since few synagogues display changing exhibitions and even fewer have congregants who research and organize those exhibitions.
The Art Gallery Committee selects shows that either have Jewish content or that highlight the work of the Or Zarua community.
Current Exhibit: One Family - Photographs of Vardi Kahana
Past exhibitions have included:

The Art Gallery Committee welcomes new members. Please contact Bobbi Coller if you would like to be part of the planning and execution of our next exhibition.
IMPORTANT CLASSES AND UPCOMING EVENTS:
• Weekly Talmud Class with Rabbi Bolton - The Passover Seder in the Talmud: Wednesdays at 7:30 - 9:00 pm
• Weekly Siddur Class with Rabbi Bolton: Thursdays from 8:40 - 9:40 am, in the Library following minyan.
• Zayin Adar Dinner and Program: Shiva - in Reel Life and Real Life: Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 6:30 pm
• Drawing is a Form of Prayer - The Art of Mark Podwal: Current Exhibit in the Or Zarua Gallery
Details and complete list of events
This week at O"Z
Service Times
March 26 - April 1, 2017
Morning Minyan:
Weekdays at 7:15 am
Musaf days at 7:00 am
Shabbat at 9:00 am
Sundays at 8:45 am
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SHABBAT:
FRIDAY, March 31, 2017
Candlelighting 7:02 pm
Minhah and
Kabbalat Shabbat 6:00 pm
SATURDAY, April 1, 2017
Shaharit at 9:00 am
This week's Torah reading:
Parashat Vayikra
   Leviticus 1:1 - 5:26
This week's Haftarah:
Isaiah 43:21 - 44:23
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