Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Art

I’m Fine by Veronica Halfen

I’m Fine

“Hiding how you feel is not good for you, and it will only make you feel worse.”
Ruth and Boaz: Saviors in a Sea of Sin

Ruth and Boaz: Saviors in a Sea of Sin

The cracks splintering from Ruth and Boaz’s hands display the potency a single act of kindness, of chessed, can have.
The Eponymous Yet Excluded Heroine of Megillat Ruth

The Eponymous Yet Excluded Heroine of Megillat Ruth

Ruth always defends herself and her loved ones and sees her troubles through.
Boaz as an “Ish Gibor Chayil”

Boaz as an “Ish Gibor Chayil”

Surrounding the shield is the phrase ish gibor chayil, meaning a “man of substance,” a strong, mightful, wise, and industrious man.
Compassion, Blame & Trial

Compassion, Blame & Trial

I have also included the three terms that best summarize what motivated Naomi to discourage her daughters-in-law: compassion, blame, and trial.
Megillat Ruth’s Most Complex, Intriguing Character

Megillat Ruth’s Most Complex, Intriguing Character

Her pupils form the shape of stars to signify that she is looking upward toward God searching for approval, forgiveness, and help
Finding Spirituality in Nature by Rivka Schafer

Finding Spirituality in Nature

“Sometimes I connect more to God when I am in the forest than when I am in synagogue.”
Self-Portrait by Gertie Angel.jpg

Self-Portrait

Self-portrait done with pencil and graphite on paper
Catching the Stars by Rivka Schafer

Catching the Stars

This piece is holding a mirror to display the way you view humanity's relationship with the world.
's Time For Hope by Reut Skromne

It’s Time for Hope

"The sand is slowly trickling into the bottom and as it does, it changes into bombs that are falling on Ukraine."

The Separation of Oil and Water

"Life is interdisciplinary."
Cracks by Isabel Carr

Family Portrait Series: Cracks

Part of a series on family history through portraits.
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