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JGH Auxiliary Presents Video Interviews from Inspicio Arts #3

JGH Auxiliary Presents Video Interviews from Inspicio Arts #3


The JEWISH GENERAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY MENUS FOR THE MIND SERIES is proud to present unique digital video interviews with prominent dynamic people in the arts, originally created for the Inspicio arts publication platform.

Founded by editor-in-chief Raymond Elman, Inspicio is sponsored by the School of Communication + Journalism in The College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts at Florida International University, and provides high-quality, in-depth insights into all arts disciplines with a focus on Miami and South Florida.

The curated video interviews listed below are presented in a unique multi-clip format and will be available for viewing at your leisure until mid-January, after which they will be replaced with a new group of curated video interviews.

If you have enjoyed and will continue to enjoy these interviews, please call Marla at 514-340-8216 and share your thoughts.

Should you wish to receive a complementary subscription to the Inspicio e-Magazine and receive quarterly notices about new Inspicio content, please email






Morton Dean: A Noble Career in Broadcast Journalism.


MORTON DEAN is an award-winning American television and radio news anchor, broadcast news correspondent, documentary film director, and author. He is a former weekend news anchor for CBS Evening News, as well as ABC’s Good Morning America.





Michele Oka Doner: A Woman of Nature.


MICHELE OKA DONER is an internationally renowned artist whose career spans four decades.  The breadth of her artistic production encompasses sculpture, furniture, jewelry, public art, functional objects, video, as well as costume and set design.  Whether large scale architectural objects or intimately scaled objects, Oka Doner’s work is fueled by a lifelong study and appreciation of the natural world, from which she derives her formal vocabulary.





Pulitzer Prize Recipient Art Spiegelman


ART SPIELGELMAN has almost single-handedly brought comic books out of the toy closet and onto the literature shelves. In 1992, he won the Pulitzer Prize for his masterful Holocaust narrative Maus— which portrayed Jews as mice and Nazis as cats. Maus II continued the remarkable story of his parents’ survival of the Nazi regime and their lives later in America.





Elizabeth Gelman: Keeping the Candles Lit.


ELIZABETH GELMAN was named Executive Director of The Florida Holocaust Museum in January, 2013. Also a published author and playwright, Gelman is married to composer Tom Sivak and the mother of two daughters.





Igor Shteyrenberg and the Miami Jewish Film Festival.


IGOR SHTEYRENBERG is executive director of the Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF) and is responsible for its overall programming and administration. Under his leadership, MJFF has seen a revitalization of its brand, an audience growth from 4,000 to over 30,000, and was recognized as “The Best Jewish Film Festival in the US” by “The Forward” and “The Best Film Festival in South Florida.”