Watercolor Sketch: Esther Points at Haman


I started this sketch of Esther pointing out Haman to Ahashverosh of Persia way back in December. It is based on an old painting – if you want, you can look it up. I liked the idea of the boldness of Esther. Is she someone to emulate? Can we find evil and point it out? […]

Central Poland Synagogues and Yom Hashoa


My son went to Poland. I told him I wanted him to take lots of photos. At first, he gave me the usual response about others taking photos or you can look them up on the internet. But in the end, he did take the photos, and I think his choice of subjects were telling. […]

JPiX Jewish Photo Blogger Carnival 2015

a Jew in Crimea by Leah

Today’s edition of JPiX Jewish Photo Blogger Carnival 2015 visits New York City; Jerusalem; the Negev; Edison, NJ; Crimea; the Galil; Washington, DC and more. We welcome your comments and visits to all the various posts.