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Praying for Peace

Praying for Peace

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This prayer of peace is said every day in the Amidah. It is wrapped around the dove. Her wings are spread so she may fly around the world to spread a prayer of peace for all. In her mouth is a golden olive branch with 12 leaves to represent the 12 tribes. The background is a vibrant mosaic to represent the Jews of all backgrounds. We are all connected to one another by our shared heritage. The eye is a globe to represent the world is watching.


Shoshanah Findling was born and raised in Brooklyn. She currently resides in Hewlett, NY. She is a self-trained artist and graduate professor of education and school counseling at Touro College. She also serves as the president of the Long Beach Art League. She enjoys painting themes of unity and peace. Her use of multiple vibrant colors depict thriving Jewish life and diversity.
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November 30, 2016
Better my email address. Peacecafesforhumanity @ gmail.com

Dont do F book
norman hauptman
yonkers
November 29, 2016
You're a winner,
A high flying Star.
Hashem's gift to Her world.

Yes you are, yes you are
norman hauptman
yonkers
November 29, 2016
peace cafe
Yes that would be great I am on facebook as Artdoctor Findling
Shoshanah Findling
November 28, 2016
Thank You Felicia
Dear Felicia,
Thank you for your kind words and my hope is that as people see the painting, say the prayer and it spreads around the world. Feel free to share it with your community. As an aside, the painting was inspired by my trip to Hevron. It was supposed to be a gift for Chayai Sarah. But it could not go. Ironically, it "came back" on the week of Noach. Funny, how this painting came back like the dove that Noach sent. Eventually, she did find a home. Hope my painting will bring peace and protection to the those that need it.
Shoshanah Findling
November 27, 2016
You are the cause of peace and love,
Increasing within you like a rising dove

You give to others with profound pleasure,
These Holy forces you do not measure.

You are the cause of peace and love.
(C) Rabbi Happyman
NORMAN HAUPTMAN
YONKERS
November 27, 2016
Praying For Peace
Absolutely beautiful and needed now in our world more than any other time in history. The dove has been a symbol of peace since the ark landed after the flood. I can't help but thank G_d for this wonderful messenger today, in our world, as it was in the days od Noah and his family.
Felicia Jacobson
Stoughton
November 25, 2016
To Ms Findling,

May I send you a brief drscription of Peace Cafe to an/your e mail address

Norman
norman hauptman
yonkers
November 24, 2016
Thank you for commenting on my work. I would like to learn about Peace cafe. I can paint or make a print of this art. You can find me on facebook-artdoctor findling
Shoshanah Findling
New York
November 24, 2016
Peace Cafes shall arise on Earth to transform Humanity.

I invite Ms Findling to create art for it.
norman hauptman
yonkers
November 23, 2016
beautiful!
I enjoyed reading your explanation of the components of your art. It makes it more meaningful. I hope it gets seen by many
Hadassah Aber
North Miami Beach
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Shoshanah Findling was born and raised in Brooklyn. She currently resides in Hewlett, NY. She is a self-trained artist and graduate professor of education and school counseling at Touro College. She also serves as the president of the Long Beach Art League. She enjoys painting themes of unity and peace. Her use of multiple vibrant colors depict thriving Jewish life and diversity.
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