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Jewish Art for the Soul

Yad Vashem

February 25, 2015
Acrylic on Canvas
Acrylic on Canvas

Artist’s Statement: The tranquil setting of Yad Vashem is created by the beautiful vegetation planted in honor of the many righteous people who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust. Even during bleak times, there were many miraculous stories of survival.

Tzedakah Girl

February 22, 2015
Acrylic on Canvas
Acrylic on Canvas

Artist’s Statement: The mitzvah and kindness of a young girl giving tzedakah (charity) to a needy man transforms an otherwise dark street scene into a bright place, signified by the glow between the two figures creating a strong connection.

Jewish Blacksmith from the Shtetl

February 20, 2015
Oil on Canvas
Oil on Canvas

Artist’s Statement: Jewish Blacksmith from the shtetl.

You Have Broken the Teeth of the Wicked

February 18, 2015
Acrylic on Canvas
Acrylic on Canvas

Artist’s Statement: This is the Hebrew text of Psalms chapter 3 in red and white with black and silver.

Dreamer

February 2, 2015
Mixed Media
Mixed Media

Artist’s Statement: This print depicts a young man contemplating the rebuilding of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. He conveys to us his purpose towards this vision in thought, speech and action. The captions read, "Torah", "mitzvot" and "gemilut chasadim (acts of kindness)".

Creative works exploring life and Judaism composed by a spectrum of Jewish artists.

"The primary talent of an artist is his ability to step away from the externalities of the thing and, disregarding its outer form, gaze into its innerness and perceive its essence, and to be able to convey this in his painting.This is how an artist can serve his Creator." — The Rebbe


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