The waiting room requires patience. It requires accepting circumstances and conditions beyond our control. It requires sitting, observing, reflecting, anticipating. Those moments, of eagerly awaiting the next step, are also when unexpected creativity might spark.

This immersive audio guide by artist Jenny Yurshansky consists of narrated stories of plants found outside your window, although they were categorized as invasive and included in California’s “blacklist.” The guide began with plants found at AJU’s campus, and we invite you to take it with you

As restrictions ease, we see significant changes compared to May 2020. Traditional graduation ceremonies are carefully held instead of drive-by celebrations, some religious institutions reopened their doors for in-person services while others continue to offer a virtual option, and outdoor recreation beckons—symbolic of long awaited freedom. All the while, social distancing and masks remained the protocol.

Hearing: Michal Heiman

The first-ever exhibition in Los Angeles by the acclaimed Israeli artist, in which she continues to excavate the histories of women who were trapped in asylums during the nineteenth century.

Face to Face: Being Deborah

This photography exhibition honors the women of AJU and the women who inspire them. It is joined by a historical exhibit that celebrates the Jewish women that transformed life in Los Angeles, 19-century to the present.