Since 2007, Jewish Art Education (JAE) has been dedicated to increasing the understanding of the contributions of the visual arts to Jewish civilization.
It was founded by Myrna Teck, PhD, and much of its program is based on her research and presentations.
JAE’s initiatives have focused on expanding the appreciation of Jewish art to a wider audience. Initially, JAE
In 2011, JAE produced its first film, The Art of the High Holidays, which portrayed the holiest days of the calendar through the centuries of art associated with the season. launched its website and its JArtEd Blog, which continues to provide insight into contemporary thinking on the subject.
JAE developed the Jewish Art in Jewish Classrooms (JAJC) project to build on the film and extend its work to our Jewish youth by integrating the visual arts into Jewish educational programming.