Israel Today partnered with Chrysler Museum of Art’s Perry Glass Studio to showcase flame-worked glass demonstration with visiting artist Dafna Kaffeman

by | Nov 29, 2021 | Other News

In a first, the Jewish Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, Simon Family JCC, Embassy of Israel & Community Partners’ 11th Annual Israel Today Series partnered with the Chrysler Museum of Art’s Perry Glass Studio to welcome Israeli artist Dafna Kaffeman.

Kaffeman demonstrated her process of creating glass pieces throughout the weekend of November 5 at the Chrysler Museum of Art’s Perry Glass Studio. Along with the demonstrations Kaffeman gave throughout the weekend, she spoke to a group on Saturday, November 6, sharing details of her process and the inspiration for her current exhibit, If You Thirst for a Homeland.

Kaffeman’s pieces remain on display at the Chrysler Museum until December 12. For more information about the exhibit, visit To learn more about the Israel Today series, visit

Mark Robbins photography.

-Elka Mednick