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Tefillin: (lit. "phylacteries"); small black leather cubes containing parchment scrolls inscribed with the Shema and other biblical passages, wrapped on the arm and head of adult men during weekday morning prayers
Last night, you charged your cell phone, your laptop, your ebook reader, your video camera, your hand vacuum, your power drill and your cell phone bluetooth earpiece. Now it's time to charge your Jewish soul--with Tefillin!
You mumble the words and even shake back and forth a bit to make it seem sincere. You have no clue what you're saying or why you're saying it. Whatever. You finish. You take off the leather and boxes, carefully unwrapping them...
Stick Figure Vignette: Parshat Va’etchanan
A headless, one-armed stick man does some stuff.
I know G‑d doesn't need any "reminders" about the essential value of His children. But, nevertheless, I thought He might appreciate a few snapshots of the year in review, from my small perspective...
By Rivka Nehorai
Artist's Statement: For this piece, my mind looks to the poetic words of my husband, the Pop Chassid, Elad Nehorai, to elevate it (and us) to another realm: "With those simple black straps and boxes, it reminded them that no matter how insane the world cl...
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