Assouline

Hanna Assouline I met Hanna Assouline at the International Judaica and Jewelry Fair in Jerusalem this past week. Accompanied by her 6-year daughter, Shirelle,

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Lapidot

Zmira Lapidot Sculptress Zmira Lapidot was born in 1945 in Baghdad. Her family arrived in pre-State Israel and Zmira grew up in Jerusalem. She raised her own family, however, on

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Vessels

Vessels with Movement Master craftsman, Felicity Bernstein, creates clay pots reminiscent of golden desert sands. Movement is apparent in the huge display vessels in Bernstein’s new series. An expert ceramicist,

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Richter

Film-maker Shira Richter creates a catalyst for dialog Shira Richter Two States of Mind written and directed by Shira Richter Two actresses, an Israeli from

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Yemenite Silver Threads

Silver Threads Eighth generation Yemenite silversmith, Ben-Zion David, is a first generation Israeli who combines the art learned from his father with his own original designs. Ben-Zion was taught to prepare

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Lavih Serfaty

Lavih Serfaty Edom mountains Lavih Serfaty’s pictures evoke strong reactions: “When I saw Lavih Serfaty’s picture of the Dead Sea, my heart stopped beating,” This month we have the

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American Colony

American Colony in Israel To many people in Israel, the American Colony Hotel in East Jerusalem is a very lovely hotel with old world charm. However, what many people

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Israel Museum

Holyland Pictures in European Garb In today’s global village we easily forget that only a few hundred years ago people were not aware of the physical terrain of a foreign country. Nor

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Lavih

Lavih Serfaty Edom mountains Lavih Serfaty’s pictures evoke strong reactions: “When I saw Lavih Serfaty’s picture of the Dead Sea, my heart stopped beating,” This month we have the privilege

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Arnovitz

Andi Arnovitz Garlic Heals All “Superstitions have always fascinated me. I have been creating art about these things for many years. But it was here in Israel where I

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