Judith Leitner

Judith Leitner co-founded The Toronto Heschel School in 1996 and since then has served as the Director of Arts, team-designing and teaching the integrative Judaic arts curriculum.  In 1991 she founded the Integrated Arts Programme at She’arim Hebrew Day School.  Judith is equally passionate about documentary photography; her recent exhibitions include “Serene Passage:  A Traveller’s Prayer at Ground Zero, Madrid and Shanghai” (Arta Gallery 2011 and Darchei Noam 2014); “My Voice, Through My Lense” (MaRS Discovery District, June 2014), and “Embedded:  Personal Identity through Job:19” (Contact Photography Festival 2015).


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