Vaisman, Alexander Birth - Death : 1967- Nationality : Ukrainian then Israeli
Vaisman was born in Czernowith, Ukraine, once an important Jewish centre in Eastern Europe. After working as a book illustrator, he settled in Israel and has since then been taking part in many exhibitions there and in the U.S. His works reflect the eternal themes of Jewish family, faith and ritual.
Valdstyn-Karlinsky, Jiri Birth - Death : 1894-1971 Nationality : Czech
Valdstyn-Karlinsky was deported in 1941 to Therensienstadt, where he produced some ghetto scenes.
Verchovsky, Naomi Birth - Death : 20th-21st Century Nationality : Israeli
Verveer, Salomon Samuel Leonardus Birth - Death : 1813-1876 Nationality : Dutch
Verveer studied painting with Bartholomeus Johannes Van Hove. He then worked as a painter of genre scenes and city views. Verveer, who notably depicted Jewish areas in Holland, traveled to Belgium, France and Germany and was awarded a prize in Philadelphia in 1876.
Vice, Shviger Erika Birth - Death : 1947- Nationality : Rumanian then Israeli
Vidal, Andre Birth - Death : 1913-? Nationality : French
Painter. Vidal studied art in Paris and later became Chairman of the French Association of Jewish painters and Sculptors.
Vishniac (Wisniak), Roman Birth - Death : 1897-1990 Nationality : Polish
Vishniac worked as a photographer in Germany in the 1930s. Sensing the trouble for European Jews that lay ahead, he traveled across the ghettos of shtetls of Eastern Europe using a hidden camera to avoid clashing with religious communities, which did not want the commandment prohibiting the graven image to be broken.
Vitkin, Shlomo Birth - Death : 1921- Nationality : Russian then Israeli
Vitkin studied under M. Ardon at the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem and worked as an abstract painter before producing abstract Expressionist works. He also taught painting in Ramat Hasharon.
Voskoboinic, Sarah Birth - Death : Active from the 2nd half of the 20th Century Nationality : Israeli