Using her feminine grace, Queen Esther convinced the decadent King Ahasuerus to avert a plot to murder all Jews in ancient Persia. Noticing many similarities between parties described in the Biblical story of Esther and nightclub raves, I painted Queen Esther as “Queen of Nightlife.”. The world of Ahasuerus and the world of nightlife both […]
Orit’s first Biblical painting portrays the Biblical heroine Rebecca as she draws water from the well to give to Abraham’s servant, who was sent to find a suitable wife for his son Isaac.
And when Pinchas, the son of Elazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose up from among the congregation and took a spear in his hand, and he went after the man of Israel to the tent, and thrust both of them through, the man of Israel and the woman through her […]
Vanessa Williams sings during #israelunderfire
After the Israelites worshiped the Golden Calf, God pleads with Moses to let him destroy the people and start a new nation from him–from scratch, without all the scars and neuroses that slavery produced. But Moses defends the Israelites and pleads with God not to destroy them. Unfortunately, God acquiesces, and what follows is a […]
I didn’t think the fear of the loss and the eventual heartbreaking loss of Eyal, Gilad and Naftali would become a national tragedy. After all, they studied in Gush Etsion of Judea. No matter that Gush Etsion is a historically Jewish bloc, having fallen to Jordan in 1948. No matter that Gush Etsion is in […]