Ruth Corman

Ruth Corman was born in Manchester, UK. As a mature student she gained an Honors degree in Sociology from Durham University. Today she divides her time between Jerusalem and London where she works as an art consultant for corporate and private buyers.

She has also held several exhibitions of contemporary applied arts both in Israel and the UK. She has a special love for ceramics which she has collected for many years. She has also lectured on ceramics and photography.

For 32 years she organized the biennial Alix de Rothschild Craft Award Scheme in Israel. Today as Director of the British Israel Arts Foundation Ruth continues with a scheme inviting top British craftspeople to Israel. The next guest will be Chris Keenan, a leading British ceramicist He  will give talks and demonstrate his skill at Tel Hai, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem and the Tel Aviv Museum.    His visit will take place at the end of February, early March 2019.

Ruth’s first major book was the autobiography of the late David Rubinger, 60 Years Through My Lens published in English, Hebrew and German. Her second book Unexpected Israel is a miscellany of cameos about Israel, focusing on the quirky, the humorous and the moving aspects of Israel society through her eyes. This coffee table style book has 86 stories and 160 of Ruth’s photographs. It is available through Gefen Publications and Amazon.

More stories can be read on her blog at: https://ruthcorman.wordpress.com/

This now has regular readers in 68 countries.

After The War of independence

After The War of independence

by Ruth Corman

Fink’s Bar in Jerusalem was a meeting place of regular more ...
Shul Enjoys an Israeli ‘Renaissance’

Shul Enjoys an Israeli ‘Renaissance’

by Ruth Corman

Ruth was thrilled to find the The Conegliano synagogue more ...
Talented Life Cruelly Cut Short

Talented Life Cruelly Cut Short

by Ruth Corman

Ruth Corman tells of her love and respect for her music more ...
Tunnel vision

Tunnel vision

by Ruth Corman

A visit to Canary Wharf in London provided a fascinating more ...
Shlomo Hillel’s Latest Project

Shlomo Hillel’s Latest Project

by Ruth Corman

We learn (graphically) of the sad history of the Atlit more ...
Pot Luck

Pot Luck

by Ruth Corman

Ruth Corman is involved in facilitating bilateral exchanges more ...
Send In The Clowns

Send In The Clowns

by Ruth Corman

About 5000 years ago pygmies in "fancy dress" danced more ...
Nachlaot: Rich Cultural Tapestry

Nachlaot: Rich Cultural Tapestry

by Ruth Corman

Nahlaot is one of Jerusalem's oldest and most fascinating more ...
Blade Runners in Cuba

Blade Runners in Cuba

by Ruth Corman

Ruth writes about her visit, as a tourist, to Cuba more ...
Pantless in Morocco

Pantless in Morocco

by Ruth Corman

A trip to Morocco for Ruth and Charles Corman started more ...
Not by Bread Alone

Not by Bread Alone

by Ruth Corman

The article discusses the two different Abulafia families, more ...
 
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