Matrix

 

Matrix

92 cm /65 cm
mixed media
text: Hebrew letters and Sefirot Tree, according to Vilna Gaon.

Masechet Leviathan – Tractate Leviathan

 

Masechet Leviathan – Tractate Leviathan

100 cm /70 cm
ink on paper, collage
text: recipes for the fish (modern texts), laws from Shulchan Aruch and Mishnah Berurah about eating fish.

Leviathan is a huge fish destined for the righteous in the Future World. In Talmudic ; ) Tractate Leviathan the rabbis discuss: which is the best recipe for preparing the leviathan.

Chariots on the sky

 

Chariots on the sky

50 cm /66,5 cm
ink on paper
text: Psalm 91

Vision of the cosmos. Picture with the birds in the chariot is based on an old commentary to Sefer Yetzirah, here they represent the seven planets.

Kiddush Levanah Sanctification of the Moon

 

Kiddush Levanah Sanctification of the Moon

70 cm /70 cm
white ink on paper, pastel
text: Kiddush Levanah from Siddur (prayerbook)

Sanctification of the Moon (Kiddush Levanah) is a prayer said when the New Moon is visible. It is preferable that Kiddush Levanah is recited at the departure of the Sabbath. The boxes with the fragrant spices are used during Havdalah ceremony (marking the end of the Sabbath), here they form “Jewish town” in the night.