*Product Review*: Keychain created by Robin Rotfleisch

Photo: Courtesy of Judaica in the Spotlight Product: Keychain Material: Polymer Clay, Beads Our verdict: Superb design! At Judaica in the Spotlight, we love receiving surprises in the post! Especially, when we don’t expect anything. Isn’t it wonderful to know people are thinking of you? That’s what life is all about! Meaningful connections. It doesn’t […]

Meet the Artist: Harriet Goren of Goren Judaica

Photo: Courtesy of Harriet Goren Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background.I’m a lifelong New Yorker, where I grew up attending (but not really paying much attention to) an Orthodox synagogue and Hebrew School. I was an undergraduate painting major at Yale, where I also did a lot of choral singing, and after […]

Meet the Artist: Gregory Ruvinsky

Photo: Courtesy of Gregory Ruvinsky Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Gregory Ruvinsky. I am a wood artist and a maker of Judaica objects, living and working in Boston, MA, USA after 22 years living in Jerusalem, Israel . My artistic biography began at the age of 12, […]

Meet the Artist: Mario Camerini

Photo: Courtesy of Mario Camerini Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Mario Camerini, 67 years old; I’m an Italian Jew, not Ashkenazi nor Sephardic, but a proud Italian Jew. Born in Brazil, as my family moved there in 1939 due to the racial laws in Italy. We came […]

Meet the Artist: Pavel Kvetny

Photo: “Beautiful Matzah” – Courtesy of Pavel Kvetny Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Pavel Kvetny. I also have a Hebrew name, which is Haim Meir. I was born and live in Russia, in the city of Saratov. I am 45 years old. I graduated from an art […]

Meet the Artist: Ahuva Elany

Photo: Courtesy of Ahuva Elany Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Ahuva Elany, I am a 45 year old Israeli artist, married to Amir and mother of Or, a 19-year-old solider, and Agam, who is 15. At the age of four, I immigrated to Israel from the former […]

Meet the Artist: Roy Cohen

Photo: Courtesy of Roy Cohen Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Roy Cohen. I’m an Israeli artist who makes kaleidoscopes for the last 26 years.  I started my professional path as a photographer for the spokesman’s unit. Later, during my architectural studies, I have discovered my real passion […]