Meet the Artist: Bonnie Pollard

Photos: Courtesy of Bonnie Pollard Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Bonnie Pollard. I am a South African artist. Eight years ago, I left my home after a family tragedy and set off with my immediate family to live in Tenafly New Jersey. What inspired you to become […]

Meet the Artist: Horacio Vodovotz

Photo: Courtesy of Horacio Vodovotz Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am Jewish artist and architect. My vocation started from a very young age. A milestone: when I was only six years old, I was selected to participate in an art show for adults in La Plata, Argentina. In the […]

Meet the Artist: Naama Yarmuch

Photo: Courtesy of Naama Yarmuch Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I was born in the Moshav Moledet in the Yezra’el Valley, where I was raised with love for the state of Israel, humanity, and the special connection between nature and Israel, and Israelis and Judaism. My family came to Israel […]

Meet the Artist: Alexander Shnayder

Photo: Courtesy of Alexander Shnayder Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am a visual artist based in Toronto, Ontario. I was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and moved to Canada with my family when I was a child. I began my artistic journey when I was in grade school, and eventually […]

*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 Lifestyle Blogger: Michelle L. Berkley of EMELBY

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. Hi, I’m Michelle Berkley, I’m 54 I’m from Manchester, England and I have been living in Paris for 17 years. My background is in languages, marketing and design. I have worked in Manchester, London, Israel and Manhattan. I have been working as a freelancer for […]

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: Leah Laker

Photo: Courtesy of Leah Laker Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am Canadian by birth and Israeli by choice. My childhood was spent in Victoria, on the Pacific coast with its rugged beauty and sense of freedom. I was able to hike and ride my bike with friends and have […]