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Hanukkah in Mea Shearim (Jerusalem) by Agnieszka Traczewska
December 22, 2019 , 6:30 pm
A Special Holiday Photo Exhibition
Opening reception: Sunday, December 22 @ 6:30 PM
On view December 22, 2019 – January 20, 2020
The 14th Street Y | 344 East 14th Street | New York | NY
Presented by The Polish Cultural Institute New York, the Yiddish New York, and 14th Street Y
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Have a peek into the celebration of Hanukkah in Mea Shearim, the Ultra-Orthodox district of Jerusalem, through the eyes of Polish photographer, Agnieszka Traczewska. This remarkable new exhibit will open on the 1st day of Hanukkah, Sunday, December 22, which also marks the opening of the Yiddish New York (YNY), the nation’s largest yearly festival of Yiddish culture, hosted by the 14th Street Y.
“Traczewska is a well-known name for photography enthusiasts. For 16 years she has been documenting the Hasidic community around the world…from a relevant and contemporary perspective…Winning the trust of the Hasidic community, Traczewska sees herself as a “Jewish soul”….” –– YNET News
Hanukkah in Mea Shearim will be on view until January 20, 2020.
For further information, contact Shira Dicker at 917.403.3989 or firstname.lastname@example.org