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Artist Combines Love of Israel and Bible in her Ceramics

Twenty years ago, artist Naomi Persky had a dream to live in the Holy Land. That wish came to fruition in 2003 when she, along with her husband and 5 of their six children, moved to Israel. Five years ago, their eldest son joined the family with his own wife and...

The Minimalism of Adi Sidler’s Jerusalem

Adi Sidler is an Israeli artist who was born in Tel Aviv in 1970. From a young age he showed a passion for designing and creating art. He attended the prestigious Bezalel Arts Academy in Jerusalem, where he not only graduated with honors but also received five design...

A Cantor’s Tale: The Story Behind the “Open Your Heart” CD

Niggunim are wordless compositions of lively uplifting tunes which were propagated by the Hasidic communities in Europe in 18th-20th centuries. They are heavily emotional, stir large crowds, and in the past were used to create an atmosphere of intense spiritual...

The Language of Peace

Michal Meron is a famous Israeli artist with a studio just outside of Tel Aviv in the old city of Jaffa. She grew up in Haifa and learned her craft at the Tel Hai Art College in Israel, receiving additional training in Vienna, Austria. A very talented artist, Meron...

Artist Expresses Love for Jerusalem through Art

Jordana Klein is an American/Israeli artist with a passion for creating beautiful, Judaica-themed paintings. When she was a child, Klein discovered that painting was a sort of therapy for her. It was equal parts calming and exhilarating, as she was able to see...

Artist Incorporates Jerusalem in her Works

Growing up in Haifa, Ruth Rudin showed a passion for art from a young age. She began channeling her creative juices at the WIZO Haifa Academy of Design and Education. After graduating from WIZO, Ruth headed to the United States to continue her education at the Mass...

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Armageddon by Pinchas Winston

An anonymous hitchhiker is motivated to find his way to Armageddon. When the driver who picks him up asks why he’s headed for such a place, he answers, “I guess it’s just the place to be at this time of history.” Sensing his uncertainty, the driver hands his young...

Beautiful Mezuzah Shows Pride in the Land of Israel

Jews of all walks of life place mezuzahs on their doorposts to reaffirm their belief in God and their unique mission in the world. A mezuzah is a parchment made from the skin of a kosher animal with the two first paragraphs of the Shema prayer inscribed on it by a...

Product Review: Art from the Heart…of Jerusalem

Rebecca Shore was born and raised in New York, living there until she made Aliyah (moved up) to Israel in 1984. She currently lives in the Old City of Jerusalem with her family, two of the major things which serve as inspirations for her artwork. She opened the doors...