How is water a theme in the Torah portion of Shemot? Water flows in the Nile. Rain from God in the Land of Israel is water. Miriam watches Batya look at baby Moshe in the Nile in a watercolor.
Purim mask – a mask is a symbol of “hidden.” Purim mishloach manot made out of decorated oatmeal containers with Purim wrapping paper, colored hamantaschen and Esther pointing at Haman illustration.
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? […]
Mr. Ashir gets super angry when Bar Kamtza shows up at his party. Learn more of the Bar Kamtza story. See photos and action.
Marchers in support of Israel on Raritan Avenue in Highland Park, a video with melting candles and fermenting daikons
Do you have favorite flowers of comfort? Rudbeckia, Mexican poppies, lilies and columbines all grow in my yard. What your favorites?
Tree illustration with fruit, stream of water, shade for rest under tree. Traveler feels refreshed and says to tree: Ilan, Ilan, how can I bless you?
Recipe for matza brei: Take one egg, mix it up, break up one half piece of matza. Fry in pan with butter. Turn, eat, enjoy. Pesach (Passover) treat.
Watercolor baby dolls, barbie doll, American Girl doll painted on paper in response to One Watercolor a Day challenge of paint children’s toys.
Jewish Photo Blogger Carnival of Winter 2014 (JPiX) presents Jewish-inspired photos from Israel, Crimea, California and Highland Park, New Jersey with a wedding, a funeral, sushi and pita, sunsets, snow and koi.