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kabbalah dolls - reviving ancient traditions - sanoi sansonoi and samanglif- resurrected from their 9th century amulet and reborn as contemporary plush -
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Sanoi-Sansonoi-and Samanglif- kabbalah plush closeup
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reworked amulet from the book Raziel The Angel.
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kaddish stones full set - The entire mourners prayer carved into stones collected in Israel- inked and ready to be placed on graves throughout Poland as a memorial to holocaust victims
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Kaddish stones - detail of stones to be left as memorial to holocaust victims throughout Poland- kaddish -mourners prayer engraved and etched.
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fur mezuzah - a mezuzah made out of mink and gold hebrew letter "shin" just waiting to be touched as you pass through the door.
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ken goldman Judaica - eco - bdikat chametz kit- cut along dotted lines - all you need to add is the candle.
part of a series which explores different ways of popularizing traditional practices-
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ken goldman Torah crown - live doves and hand wrought and painted steel-
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disect - dissection trays - candle - spices- prayer book - tool and tzizit embedded in wax
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disect heart - etrog- gilt and embedded in dissection tray
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carved stone sabra leaves - 18 carved stone cactus leaves -
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ken goldman stone sabra leaves - closeup of carved stone sabra leaves
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ken goldman -Atarah for the candy man- sewn candies on tallit. - an homage to the many candy men in synagogues the world over who make coming to synagogue more appealing to children.
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ken goldman atarah for the candy man - sewn candies on tallit
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ken goldman - candy man atarah - process - sewing candies onto atarah / collar of tallit- for candy man project.
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ken goldman - Getzels shtender- rocking shtender -Holocaust memorial. - wooden lectern - pegged raw pine - one of ten-dedicated to Getzel an old friend who witnessed his entire yeshiva slaughtered during the holocaust.
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ken goldman Judaica - bsamim- - cut and pierced aluminum tree with spices-- keeps shabbat in your mind throughout he week.
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Jerusalem souvenir - Found tfillin bag- leather and carved stone
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ken goldman - b'samim scratch and sniff - cardboard with clove scented scratch and sniff decal.
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ken goldman - scratch and sniff b'samim detail - scratch and sniff b'samim with clove scented decal
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ken goldman -paper folded torah crown - Torah crown made from recycled weekly parshah sheets-folded in the style of the Phillipine caregivers who accompany our aged here to synagogue.
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stone Passover seder plate - seder plate -18 kilo of carved fieldstone
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portable zikaron/ memory - portable memory for the upwardly mobile- Portable yahrzeit candle.
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ken goldman - Torah mantle for womens minyan - silk torah mantle - with lipstick kisses-
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ken goldman - torah kiss mantle - detail of torah mantle after being kissed!
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ken goldman - kiss torah mantle- detail
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ken goldman - four meter hanging sabra - wrought iron- hanging sabra leaves
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ken goldman -"sweat of your brow"stone bread - 6 carved stone loaves of bread and one carved challah.
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rubber chicken kapparot - rubber chicken to be used for holding charity during the kapporot- ceremony on the morning before Yom Kippur.
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gold fingernail Torah pointer - finger nail Torah pointer-
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"Shmah-Hear"-carved ear mezuzah- - carved ear mezuzah reflects the shmah /hear o israel... prayer found within the mezuzah and refers to the ear piercing done at the the doorpost of the home to the indentured slave who refused freedom in the time of the bible.
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ken goldman -Monopoly- house wedding ring - gold plated and cast wedding ring -drawing inspiration from the classic Jewish wedding bands and the most popular board game in the world.
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Shabbat Chatan - target tallit - Tallit to be worn on the shabbat before ones wedding when traditionally sweets are thrown at the groom to be as he is called to the torah.
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Jewish wedding band- manopoly - closeup of Jewish wedding band. cast and gold plated - inspired by the traditional Jewish wedding band and the worlds most popular board game.
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Portable Tashlich - carved stone -metal rubber and live fish - for the tashlich /throwing of ones sins- ceremony .
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Hamsah Monstahs-plush dolls - Plush dolls based on the traditional hand amulet found throughout the middle east.
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Shabbat angel candle sticks - laser cut stainless steel candle sticks - when lit - reflect the shadow of the angels wings into the home.Invites the sabbath angels to join us for the shabbat.
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instant Jewish family history decals - These wine stain stickers when placed on new passover "haggadot" instill them with an instant family history - years spent sitting around the seder table -spilling wine as we retell the story of our freedom from Egypt.
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"bal tashchit "-no waste -garbage can - In Israel we follow the tradition of never throwing bread away a symbol of sustenance- bread is left around the receptacles - here a trash can with two levels is designed - the upper a bird feeder for all the left over bread and the lower a traditional trash can.
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x-ray "mezuzah" process - mezuzot are often checked for flaws when tragedy befalls a home -
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"Bsamim" holder - plotter cut vinyl b'samim holder-what is the minimum one needs for Judaica.
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blinders- five pointed star pierced steel glases
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Broken glass house - cement - steel - shattered glass
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Shmitah Mitah-happenning - my bed on wheels in the field -used during the seventh year -when fields traditionally lay fallow.
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stone soap -holocaust rememberance - carved polished stone in the shape of a bar of soap. refers to the story of Jews being handed stone painted to look like soap when entering the gas chambers/ showers.
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mezuzah kiss - carved wooden mezuzah lips
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etched matzoh - matzoh - laser etched with the amounts of matzoh-that should be eaten during the seder.
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carved stone amulets
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"Torah" signal cards for encouraging syanagogue decorum
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"Havdalah" -candle holder - bone and silver havdalah candle holder
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"wherever I walk i walk to Israel"-Rabbi Nachman - sneakers -soles filled with soil of Israel
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closeup- soil filled sneakers of israel
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Migdal - b'samim tower - B'samim tower modeled on the guard tower of my kibbutz home.
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Jewish mystics and barbeques - tin, stone, wax,and pigment
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"machsom" / barrier - welded steel
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young boys tallit
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tallit tie-lifecycle recycle - tie made out of young boys tallit-perhaps for use at the "shabbat chatan". shabbat before ones wedding.
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Jacob's pillow- carved fieldstone - carved stone pillow - for dreaming about ladders
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Jacob's pillow- carved fieldstone - catching a nap on Jacob's pillow
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it's for the birds- holyland bird feeders
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"yom kippur" checklist
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jerusalem souvenir- tfilin sling and stone "batim"
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"bsamim" clove scent spray
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silver spice tower with clove scent- for mass havdalah ceremony- no more waiting in line for the spices to come your way.
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"Shavuoth" artificial turf torah crown - silver and artificial Torah crown for the holiday of Shavuoth when traditionally synagogues are decorated with greens!
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"chanichah" honey font
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burning bush coil heater
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recycled-beer tab "tallit-atarah"
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invisible "kippah"
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invisible "kippah"
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Jews and horns- horn "tfillin"cover
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"work the land earns his bread-challah cover - kibbutz work clothes patchwork -N.G.
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"modeh ani"- coffee cup
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number 1 "Torah - zot hatorah torah pointer"
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homeless"Succah" model
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"Torah crown" recycled torah portion sheets
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"Maalin-Shabbat'work shirt upgrade "
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eyes on you-"Kippah"

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