January 2017 archive

Lucile’s Kitchen

Lucile Prache has been studying ballet since childhood and feels that her illustrations are just like dance pieces—everything appears to be easy. “Dancers are always smiling on stage,” she says, “but there is a lot of work behind the stage.” Lucile’s Jewish-themed beautiful watercolor food illustrations first caught my eye on her Etsy shop, Lucile’s…

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Paper Brigade

Paper Brigade is a new beautiful, annual literary journal from The Jewish Book Council that reflects the current Jewish literary landscape but is also rooted in history and tradition. Paper Brigade contains “something for everyone”: articles, personal essays, poetry, and excerpts from 2017 fiction as well as visual elements: photography and illustrations. By combining past and present, the…

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Lior Shachar’s Urban Tableware

It all began in a simple pottery course Lior Shachar took as a child in the neighborhood where she grew up in Israel. In college she studied art therapy, but it was in the ceramics studio where she always felt inspired, energized, and happy. Eventually, Lior came to her senses and turned what she thought could…

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