DOV LEDERBERG grew up in the Philadelphia area (graduate of Central H.S.) and began his involvement in the arts at Haverford College (BA 1963) and the Columbia University School of Fine Arts. During the Sixties he became one of the active filmmakers within the New American Underground and the N.Y. Filmmakers' Co-op. One of his works, entitled "Eargogh", an interpretation of the life of Vincent Van Gogh, starring Jack Smith and Marie Menken, was widely screened at the time.
Between 1967 and 1994 he was an independent film director, mainly for Israel TV, making documentary and educational films, as well as creating various video art works.  Since 1995 Dov has been deeply involved in using new art mediums and techniques to express and render the subtle ideas of Jewish mystical teachings and meditation. He has created many original acrylic paintings and video art compositions inspired by the Hebrew letters in the scribal style. His current work is involved with kabbalah mandalas, cosmic contemplations, visual paradigms for dialogue , triptych trips and wax congealings and acrylic emulsions within the abstract illusionist genre, essentially creating an evocative "gestalt' which invites the viewer's active interaction and interpretation. His paintings and video art are exhibited in museums and galleries in the United States and Israel.
a widower from his wife, the artist, Yael Avi-Yonah, lives in Tzfat and Jerusalem, but makes frequent trips abroad for lectures and exhibitions.

       Yakar Gallery, Edgware, London 1995
      "Mystical Art", Mount Eden Retreat, Washington NJ, 1997
      “Art Inspired by Kabbalah and Science”, Artcenet Gallery, Philadelphia, 2002
      “Holocaust Day”, Museum of Tolerance, LA 2003
      “Kabbalah Art”, Gallery JCC-Marin, California, 2003
      “Art Inspired by Kabbalah and Science”, Gallery JCC West Orange NJ, 2004
       Southampton Jewish Center, Long Island 2004
       Ezair Gallery on Madison Avenue, NYC, 2005
      “Kabbalah Art”, Backstage Studio Gallery, Kingston NY, ‏‏2005
      “Mystical Art”, Park Avenue Gallery, Toronto ON, 2005
       The Creative Edge Gallery, Roselyn Heights NY 2006
       Kanvas Gallery, Chelsea NYC, 2007
      “Transcendental Visions”, Touro College, Manhattan, 2007    
       J.Klyneberg Gallery, Chelsea Manhattan NY 2008
      "New Visions" The 9th Street Artist's Salon, Park Slope, Brooklyn NY 2011
       "3-D Phenomena" Great Neck Arts Center, Long Island 2011
       "3-D Art Inspired by Kabbalah Teachings", AACI Center, Jerusalem 2011

     Avi-Yonah Gallery, Jerusalem 1995-2002
     Nurture Arts Gala, Spike Gallery, Chelsea NY 2005
     Gallery 181, Lawrence MA 2006    
    “Celebration of the Arts”, JCC Gallery, Fairfax VA, 2006-7
     Pool Art Fair NYC 2010
     Contrast Art Happening, 320 Studio, Chelsea NYC 2011                   
    "Scroll Bowl" 10/11 Gallery, Lower East Side, NY  2011
    "Artists  Against Terror", Dershowitz  Center, Dumbo (Brooklyn) 2011
    Gallery Marrache, Jerusalem, 2012
    "Havdalah", Bar Ilan University Gallery, 2013
     New Jewish Art - Jerusalem Bienalle
- Haichal Shlomo 2013

     Jerusalem Cinemateque August 1984
     Israel Artists Assoc. Gallery, Jerusalem 1984
     Locarno Video Festival, Switzerland l987
     The Jewish Museum, NYC l988
     Artists House, Jerusalem 2007
     The New Gallery, Teddy Stadium, Jerusalem 2007
     Haichal Schlomo, Jerusalem 2010
     Great Neck Arts Center, Long Island NY 2011
    "Voyage into the Matza Interior" The Museum of the ImaJewnation, St Louis MO 2013

     Magnes Museum, Berkeley, California
     The Jewish Theological Seminary Library, NYC
     The Rockefeller University, NYC
     Haichal Schlomo, Jerusalem

     Israel Film and TV Directors Guild
     Israel Association of Artists and Sculptors (Jerusalem)


NY Times 2011:

Great Neck Arts Center - Long Island 2011

The AACI Blog - Jerusalem 2011    

The Algemeiner Journal 2013

Israel2C - 2003

Jewish Tribune 2005

The Jewish Press:

TV Interview - Part One

TV Interview - Part Two

You or anyone you know who may be visiting Northern Israel
are invited to our studio/gallery at Alkabetz 11 (near Kossov synagogue)
  The Old City,Tzfat (Safed) Israel.

Telephones in Israel:

mobile: 052-662-7620
USA telephone: 1-720-477-6433
Canada telephone: 1-438-792-0806

Mailing address:
POB 25, Tzfat (Safed) Israel

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