Throughout Jewish history, hope has played an important role in helping to deal with difficult circumstances. There is always hope. However, it is easy to feel that there is no solution to the political, social and survival woes of the world. Things that used to give hope historically – ideas, political or philosophical, faith – may leave people as disillusioned as the problems they were supposed to solve. The exhibit HOPE/LESS offers creative visions of hopefulness made visible.

susan c. dessel’s micrography drawing “...day 5” is one of those visions.

2022 YNY HOPE/LESS, a group show