Meet The Artist: Ellen November

©  Ellen November Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. Drawing on the graphic nature of maps, my fiber art is cartographic in nature. Art quilts allow me to combine my skills in illustration, photography, graphic design and quilting. A recent project was a series of work based on interpretations of the Rand […]

Meet The Artist: Chana Gamliel of My Parochet

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I’m Chana Gamliel, textile Judaica artist, wife and mother to five awesome kids, keneynehora! My story begins over 100 years ago, in a small town in northern Morocco- Ksar el-Kebir. Rabbi Itzchak Benhaim, my paternal great-grandfather, was a Sofer scribe who slaughtered his own cows […]

Passover, Pessach, Ecological Haggadah

Meet the Artist: Galia Goodman, Ecological Jewish Artist and Hiker

This interview was conducted by Jonathan Homrighausen. © Pictures provided by Galia Goodman Jonathan Homrighausen is a calligrapher and a doctoral student in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament at Duke University. He is author of Illuminating Justice: The Ethical Imagination of The Saint John’s Bible (Liturgical Press, 2018), and his own work may be seen at Over warm cider […]

Eley Ori, Wool Art, Felt Art

Meet The Artist: Eleyor Snir of EleyOri (HEBREW)

ספרי לנו קצת על עצמך ועל הרקע שלך .(Ori – קוראים לי אליאור שניר (בקיצור נולדתי לפני 44 שנה בקיבוץ נוה-איתן בעמק בית-שאן לשבט ולמשפחה גדולה ומגוונת. אמא שלי היא סופרת ילדים ואשת חינוך ואבא שלי הוא מומחה לגידול דגים. אחרי המסלול של בית-ספר וצבא בחרתי בלימודי עיצוב ואיור במכללת “ויטל” בתל אביב. אחרי שלוש […]

Tallit, Tallitot

Meet The Artist: Barbara Thiede of Not My Brother’s Kippah

I am a professor of Religious Studies at UNC Charlotte in North Carolina and director of the graduate studies program in that department. I teach Jewish history, courses on antisemitism, the marketing of the Holocaust and a wide assortment of classes on Tanakh (Hebrew Bible). I also teach history and Tanakh for the seminary where […]

Meet The Artist: Claudia Fehr-Levin

Claudia Fehr-Levin is an Art Teacher, Children’s Book Illustrator, and the owner and sole designer of Cloudscape Designs. She creates hand painted T-Shirts, baby clothing, greeting cards, Judaica, dream catchers, prayer flags, T-Shirt necklaces, and many more items. She is passionate about photography and spending time with her four gorgeous children, who inspire here and […]

Meet The Artist: Miriam of Miriam Judaica

Photo: Courtesy of Miriam Judaica Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My full name is Zabnenkova Olha Yurievna and my Hebrew name is Miriam. I was born on April 23, 1986 into a military family. After finishing highschool (2003), I started by studies at “The Belarusian State Economic University” and attended […]

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