Museum Review: Memorial da Imigração Judaica e do Holocausto – São Paulo,Brazil

Eduardo Schvartz* Simone Schvartz** Introduction The presence of Jews in Brazil dates back to the 15th-century during the persecution and discrimination by the Inquisition, many of them so-called “New Christians” who converted to Christianity but continued to practice their Jewish faith secretly. In the mid-17th century, when the Netherlands invaded and occupied the northeast of […]

Meet The Artist: Talia Saghian of The Ketubist

Originally from Houston, Texas, Talia Saghian moved to Los Angeles four years ago. A designer by training, she has worked in commercial architecture and creative design, and recently launched her own small business, the Ketubist. Talia and her husband, Zach, got married last year. She is passionate about beautiful buildings, inspiring design, great art, and […]

Meet The Artist: Shelly Agronin

Born in 1980 in Kiev, Ukraine. Proud Israeli since 1992. Graduate of the Department of Industrial Design at Bezalel. Married and mother of three daughters.She has 14 years of experience in developing consumer products in various fields and materials for both the Israeli and American marketsAs the owner of Wallaby Studio by Shelly Agronin, Shelly […]

Meet The Guide: Arieh David Scharnberg

Born in Israel to American parents, raised in the remote woods of Northern California by an outdoor loving rabbi/professor father and music educator mother, Arieh David Scharnberg was brought into this world with diversity and variety as a default. Since graduating Prescott College in 2003, with a degree in Environmental Studies, where he completed a […]

Meet The Musician: Franciska

Franciska is a composer, producer and podcast host. She creates her masterpieces by weaving eternal words of prayer into soulful guitar melodies. Raised in religious school and in musical academy, Franciska’s compositions reflect her commitment to bridging both worlds. Franciska started playing the piano at six years old. She began composing after she mastered the […]