Meet the Artist: Gabi Shai

Photo: Courtesy of Gabi Shai Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. Bachelor in Education, graduated at Wingate Academic College in Israel. Retired officer of the Israeli Security Agency, being my main activity in recent years, after retirement, the management of international projects related to HLS issues, Citizen Security, Crime Prevention and […]

Meet the Artist: Maggi Feldman-Deutsch of Made by Maggi

Photo: Courtesy of Maggi Feldman-Deutsch Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Maggi Feldman-Deutsch. I’m originally from Upstate NY and I came to Israel three years ago on a MASA program where I volunteered in an Israeli school teaching kids how to speak English. I found love and also […]

Meet the Designers of TouchwooDesign: Assaf Goldstein & Ofir Baruochi

Photo: Courtesy of TouchwooDesign Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. We, Assaf Goldstein and Ofir Baruochi, are industrial designers, graduates of the Jerusalem Hadassa College. We both worked for a few years as employees of the Israel Museum and after obtaining the required experience, we decided to branch out on our […]

Meet the Artist: Daniel Bucksbaum

Photo: Courtesy of Daniel Bucksbaum Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I was raised in a Jewish home in a suburb of Detroit where there was essentially no Jewish community. My only sense of Jewish community came when I went to college, where I studied Middle Eastern politics. Since graduating, I’ve […]

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: Benny Hershkowitz

Photo: Courtesy of Benny Hershkowitz Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name Benny Hershkowitz. I was born in Cyprus in 1948 as son of Holocaust survivors from Bedzin/Poland. I worked for 43 years in Hi-Tec as a Computer Banking Systems specialist and in the last few years, I dedicated myself […]

Meet The Artist: Alex Aronov of Aleph Aleph

Photo: Courtesy of Alex Aronov Alex Aronov is the self-taught multimedia artist and woodworker behind the brand Aleph Aleph. He skillfully hand-carves and creates Judaic items from wood, metal and stone.  Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background.  I emigrated with my family from Uzbekistan as one of the many refugees leaving […]

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