“thy temples are like a pomegranate split open” Wednesday, Aug 4 2010 


 “thy temples are like a pomegranate split open…”

(song of songs 4,3)



כפלח הרימון רקתך- שיר השירים ד, ג



“Hazan” Yemenite version “הזן” Monday, Jul 26 2010 


 And a closer look…


‘Our sister, be thou the mother of thousands of ten thousands”.. Friday, Jul 23 2010 




(אחותנו, את היי לאלפי רבבה; ויירש זרעך, את שער שונאיו( בראשית, כד, ס

‘Our sister, be thou the mother of thousands of ten thousands, and let thy seed possess the gate of those that hate them.’ (Genesis 24, 60)

In the center the name of the Lady. The points of the star of David made with copper leaf mixed with gold leaf. 8″x10″.

Family Tree Friday, Jul 23 2010 

A family tree for 60th Birthday: 


the circle: psalms 128

 1…Happy is every one that feareth the LORD, that walketh in His ways.
2 When thou eatest the labour of thy hands, happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.
3 Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine, in the innermost parts of thy house; thy children like olive plants, round about thy table.
4 Behold, surely thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the LORD.
5 The LORD bless thee out of Zion; and see thou the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life;
6 And see thy children’s children. Peace be upon Israel! 

 At the base of the tree,

psalms 1,3:

And he shall be like a tree planted by streams of water,that bringeth forth its fruit in its season, and whose leaf doth not wither; and in whatsoever he doeth he shall prosper


The angel who hath redeemed me “המלאך הגואל” Friday, Jun 4 2010 



“the angel who hath redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named in them,

 and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.”

(Genesis Chapter 48 ,16)

“הַמַּלְאָךְ הַגֹּאֵל אֹתִי מִכָּל-רָע, יְבָרֵךְ אֶת-הַנְּעָרִים, וְיִקָּרֵא בָהֶם שְׁמִי, וְשֵׁם אֲבֹתַי אַבְרָהָם וְיִצְחָק; וְיִדְגּוּ לָרֹב, בְּקֶרֶב הָאָרֶץ”.

(בראשית, מח, טז)

In the center is the child’s name דוד  in large letters , with silver leaf.

If I forget thee, O Jerusalem אם אשכחך ירושלים Wednesday, May 5 2010 

“אִם-אֶשְׁכָּחֵךְ יְרוּשָׁלִָם–    תִּשְׁכַּח יְמִינִי.
 תִּדְבַּק-לְשׁוֹנִי, לְחִכִּי–    אִם-לֹא אֶזְכְּרֵכִי:”

( תהילים קל”ז, ה-ו)

Psalms Chapter 137, 5-6.

If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning”

“Let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth, if I remember thee not



“..and peace be both unto thee…” “ואתה שלום” Sunday, Apr 25 2010 



 “..and peace be both unto thee, and peace be to thy house, and peace be unto all that thou hast”

1 Samuel Chapter 25:6

“וְאַתָּה שָׁלוֹם וּבֵיתְךָ שָׁלוֹם, וְכֹל אֲשֶׁר-לְךָ שָׁלוֹם”

.שמואל א,כה:ו


5 layers.

Psalms 122, תהילים קכב Wednesday, Apr 21 2010 

Psalms Chapter 122: 

A Song of Ascents; of David. 

I rejoiced when they said unto me: ‘Let us go unto the house of the LORD. 

‘Our feet are standing within thy gates, O Jerusalem;
Whither the tribes went up, even the tribes of the LORD, as a testimony unto Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the LORD. 

 For there were set thrones for judgment, the thrones of the house of David.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem; may they prosper that love thee. 

Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. 

For my brethren and companions’ sakes, I will now say: ‘Peace be within thee.’
For the sake of the house of the LORD our God I will seek thy good. 

  א שִׁיר הַמַּעֲלוֹת, לְדָוִד: שָׂמַחְתִּי, בְּאֹמְרִים לִי– בֵּית יְהוָה נֵלֵךְ. ב עֹמְדוֹת, הָיוּ רַגְלֵינוּ– בִּשְׁעָרַיִךְ, יְרוּשָׁלִָם. ג יְרוּשָׁלִַם הַבְּנוּיָה– כְּעִיר, שֶׁחֻבְּרָה-לָּהּ יַחְדָּו. ד שֶׁשָּׁם עָלוּ שְׁבָטִים, שִׁבְטֵי-יָהּ–עֵדוּת לְיִשְׂרָאֵל: לְהֹדוֹת, לְשֵׁם יְהוָה. ה כִּי שָׁמָּה, יָשְׁבוּ כִסְאוֹת לְמִשְׁפָּט: כִּסְאוֹת, לְבֵית דָּוִד. ו שַׁאֲלוּ, שְׁלוֹם יְרוּשָׁלִָם; יִשְׁלָיוּ, אֹהֲבָיִךְ. ז יְהִי-שָׁלוֹם בְּחֵילֵךְ; שַׁלְוָה, בְּאַרְמְנוֹתָיִךְ. ח לְמַעַן, אַחַי וְרֵעָי– אֲדַבְּרָה-נָּא שָׁלוֹם בָּךְ. ט לְמַעַן, בֵּית-יְהוָה אֱלֹהֵינוּ– אֲבַקְשָׁה טוֹב לָךְ. 


5 layers, 28cmx21cm.  


“..therefore love ye truth and peace” Sunday, Apr 18 2010 



“…therefore love ye truth and peace.” 
Zechariah  8,19.

“וְהָאֱמֶת וְהַשָּׁלוֹם, אֱהָבוּ”

זכריה ח, יט



Name Plate Saturday, Mar 27 2010 

A decorated name plate to hang at the door, is a nice welcoming way. What was in my mind while I was working on it is more of a colourful tile.  The papercut itself, without the red background, is something like 13 cmX13 cm.

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