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Молдавский художник выпустил календарь с изображениями старинного Кишинёва

Молдавский художник выпустил календарь с изображениями старинного Кишинёва

К 580-летию столицы художник Геннадий Шонцу выпустил календарь с изображениями старинного Кишинёва. В большинстве своём в календаре изображены разрушенные за последнее столетие здания. По подсчётам художника, только за последние 10 лет столица лишилась десятой части исторических памятников. Художник Геннадий Шонцу начал писать свои картины старинного Кишинёва пять лет назад. “У нас в городе были здания, … Continue reading

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  • Pesach Haggadah
    The Haggadah (Hebrew: הַגָּדָה‎, "telling"; plural: Haggadot) is a Jewish text that sets forth the order of the Passover Seder. Reading the Haggadah at the Seder table is a fulfillment of the Scriptural commandment to each Jew to "tell your son" of the Jewish liberation from slavery in Egypt as described in the Book of Exodus in the Torah […]
  • The Tabernacle and the 7 Pieces of furniture of the Tabernacle
    The Tabernacle (Hebrew: מִשְׁכַּן‎, mishkan, "residence" or "dwelling place"), according to the Hebrew Bible, was the portable earthly dwelling place of God amongst the children of Israel from the time of the Exodus from Egypt through the conquering of the land of Canaan. Built of woven layers of curtains along with 48 boards clad with po […]
  • 1.8 Million Free Works of Art from World-Class Museums: A Meta List of Great Art Available Online
    Since the first stirrings of the internet, artists and curators have puzzled over what the fluidity of online space would do to the experience of viewing works of art. At a conference on the subject in 2001, Susan Hazan of the Israel Museum wonderedwhether there is “space for enchantment in a technological world?” She referred to Walter Benjamin’s rumination […]
  • Orthodox Jews pray at gravesites of Rabbi Shimon bar Yohai, in Meron, Israel
    Orthodox Jews pray at gravesites of Rabbi Shimon bar Yohai , in the Northern Israeli city of Meron , ahead of the Jewish holiday. Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, or just the Rashbi, is an important figure in Kabbalah and in Jewish history. Rashbi is the author of the Zohar, Kabbalah’s main text. Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai is mentioned many times in one of Judaism’s mo […]
  • Discover the Rare Hebrew Bible that United Three Cultures.
    This year’s sale of Important Judaica features an outstanding selection of rare medieval Hebrew manuscripts and printed books. Highlights include a magnificently Illuminated Medieval Hebrew Bible from Spain (3,500,0000–5,000,000 USD), a newly discovered 13th-century micrographic Hebrew Bible from France (400,000–600,000 USD) and a previously unknown copy of […]
  • The painting ‘Salvator Mundi’ by Leonardo da Vinci at Christie’s
    After 19 minutes of dueling, with four bidders on the telephone and one in the room, Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” sold on Wednesday night for $450.3 million with fees, shattering the high for any work of art sold at auction. It far surpassed Picasso’s “Women of Algiers,” which fetched $179.4 million at Christie’s in May 2015. The buyer was not immedi […]
  • Biblical Zionism in Bezalel Art
    by Dalia ManorSURPRISING AS IT MAY SOUND, the visual art that has developed in Jewish Palestine and in Israel has drawn its inspiration from the Bible only on a limited scale. In recent years, some biblical themes have been taken by artists as metaphor in response to events in contemporary life. 1 But, as a whole, the bible has been far less significant for […]
  • The Architect of the Tabernacle
    In Ex. xxxi. 1-6, the chief architect of the Tabernacle. Elsewhere in the Bible the name occurs only in the genealogical lists of the Book of Chronicles, but according to cuneiform inscriptions a variant form of the same, "Ẓil-BêI," was borne by a king of Gaza who was a contemporary of Hezekiah and Manasseh. Apparently it means "in the shadow […]
  • Уроки рисования и живописи в Хайфе
    Дорогие друзья, мы начинаем запись детей и взрослых нa занятия по рисунку и живописи в Хайфе. Программа обучения рисованию рассчитана как на желающих начать рисовать “с нуля”, так и на тех, кто хочет закрепить ранее приобретенные навыки. На обучение рисованию принимаем всех желающих – детей, подростков, взрослых и людей пенсионного возраста. Пройдя наши худо […]
  • Second Themple
    The Second Temple (Hebrew: בֵּית־הַמִּקְדָּשׁ הַשֵּׁנִי‎‎, Beit HaMikdash HaSheni) was the Jewish Holy Temple which stood on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during the Second Temple period, between 516 BCE and 70 CE. According to Judeo-Christian tradition, it replaced Solomon's Temple (the First Temple), which was destroyed by the Babylonians in 586 BCE, […]