“And you shall not oppress a stranger,
For you know the heart of the stranger;
Because you were strangers in the Land of Egypt".
"Abraham would convert the men and Sarah would convert the women" (Breshit Rabbah, VaYeshev 84:4)
A Tale of a Woman and a Robe: The name of the exhibition hints at tales and legends, entire worlds of attire and metamorphosis, miracles and piety.
"If you don't do what they say, they will take you from me and I will be deported…"
The question of the connection between Zionism and Judaism has accompanied the Jewish People for more than a century and embodies within it significant differences of opinion arising from a complex
The Jewish conversion process is composed of three central elements: circumcision, acceptance of the mitzvot (the commandments prescribed by the Torah) and immersion in the mikveh
Nurit Jacobs-Yinon's multimedia installation A Tale of a Woman and a Robe brings the gallery visitor into the Jewish ritual bath – the mikveh – to witness the immersion r