Meet the Artist: Lizzie Sivitz

Photo: Courtesy of Nireh Or Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am a visual artist and studied Sofrut (Jewish Scribal Arts) in Israel. My partner, Rabbi Hayley, is a Rabbi for Base Hillel in Ithaca, NY. I am from Bainbridge Island, WA, she is from Minnetonka, MN. Together we created […]

Meet the Artist: Dion Futerman

Photo: Courtesy of Dion Futerman Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. South African/Israeli artist, born 1955, Pretoria, South Africa. Lived and educated at Jewish Day Schools, in Pretoria and Durban. Lived in Cape Town, and then Ra’anana Israel for a short period becoming an Israeli citizen. Returned to Africa and Cape […]

Meet the Artist: Roslyne Smith

Photo: Courtesy of Roslyne Smith Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background.  My name is Roslyne Smith and I was born and raised in South Africa, where art was always a part of my life. At 5 years old, I began taking art classes and eventually studied graphic design before I pursued my […]

Meet the Photographer: Tova Schprecher

Photo: Courtesy of Tova Schprecher Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I was born in Israel and when I was about 14 my family moved to Montreal for a few years. I got married to my husband, who is from Belgium, in Montreal. After a year living in Montreal we moved to […]

*Product Review*: Nireh Or Calendar 5781

Photo: Courtesy of Nireh Or Going through the Jewish year has never been lovelier! The beautiful Nireh Or Calendar you can admire above has been created by two tremendously talented and very inspiring women, artist Lizzie Sivitz and Rabbi Hayley Goldstein. Lizzie’s designs are in perfect harmony with Rabbi Hayley’s inspiring commentary. Their love for […]

Meet the Artist: Lori Arbel

Photo: Courtesy of Lori Arbel Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. Today I am an artist, healer, teacher, and creativity coach. I’ve devoted my life to creating art that’s distinctive and life-affirming, and that can hopefully help us discover more about who we are, and who we can be. My passion […]