16-17 NOVEMBER 2019

8 oktober, 2018

Judaism and Tattoo Culture

The Jewish world has a longstanding aversion to tattoos. Even among largely secular Jews, the taboo against body ink remains powerful. As tattoos continue to grow increasingly mainstream, some Jews have started to embrace them as a way to honor ancestors and express their cultural and religious identity. Led by a heavily tattooed Jew herself, this workshop will dive into questions, discussions, and myths surrounding Jews and their tattoos.

What can only be described as a peculiar mix of candidly cheeky (when appropriate of course), and an innate softy – Joanne Monica is a energetic individual who is an unrestrained dreamer, and a zealous doer. In her world view, there is no challenge so astronomical that it cannot be concurred, or a dream so out of reach it cannot be achieved. Innovative thinking, tireless dedication, and relentless persistence are the ingredients required to achieve anything desired in a lifetime.