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Women of Valor and Other Super Heroes:

Jewish Feminist Art, Made From Cut-Up Comics

Posted: October 10, 2015 2:00 a.m.
Updated: October 10, 2015 2:00 a.m.

In his new show, ‘Women of Valor and Other Super Heroes,’ (opening October 18 at the National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles), papercut artist Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik explores women’s voices in the Torah, especially the relationships between mothers and daughters — which he feels are sorely underrepresented.

“We’ve got Abraham and Isaac, we’ve got Isaac and his sons, we have Jacob and his 12 sons,” he says. “But there’s so little interaction between mothers and daughters.” Brynjegard-Bialik’s show is primarily focused on what he refers to as the “super women of Jewish tradition” — through the lens ...

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