The Art and Life of David Labkovski
Labkovski, who was born in 1906 and grew up in Vilna, Lithuania, painted and sketched scenes of Jewish life before, during and after the Nazi occupation. Labkovski spent eight years in a Soviet labor camp, and later moved from Vilna to the artist colony of Safed in Israel in 1958, where he lived until his death in 1991. This exhibition marks the first time a significant collection of Labkovski's art has been on display in the United States. THROUGH JUNE 14.ABOUT TEMPORARY EXHIBITS
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By: Tom Tugend, Jewish Journal During the lengthy visits she would have with her great-uncle and great-aunt, David and Rivka Labkovski, at their home in South Africa, Leora Raikin — who was a young girl at the time — recalls these relatives being a bit eccentric. David owned one pair of shoes, and Rivka — the sister of Raikin’s grandmother Zlata Spektor — had but...READ MORE
Holocaust Survivor Talk
MAY 3, 2015
Holocaust Survivors talk about their wartime experience. Holocaust Survivor Talks last 45 minutes to an hour, and end with a question and answer session with the Survivor. Please call for details.
MAY 3, 2015
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