Tobaron Waxman is the winner of The Jewish Museum’s first-ever Audience Award

The first transgendered artist to be exhibited in a major Jewish museum exhibition has won the Audience Award for the favorite work in the exhibition Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life. Tobaron Waxman is the winner of The Jewish Museum’s first-ever Audience Award, selected from nearly sixty international artists. Votes were gathered [...]

“Ajami” in the running for Best Foreign Film by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Updated, February 2, 2010: Ajami has been officially nominated¬† for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for the 82nd Academy Awards. ——————————————————- The New York Jewish Film Festival has learned that Ajami, which screened twice to a sold-out crowd at the Walter Reade Theater earlier this month, has been shortlisted for best foreign film at [...]