The art of Jewish papercutting has been a popular folk art for many centuries, expressing Jewish hopes, values, and religious longings. Here's a brief look at Jewish papercut art and papercutting around the world.
In the month of Elul, a time of introspection and gathering our energies for the high holidays, we blow the shofar daily. The sound is so ancient, so primal, it stirs something in us. It touches our souls and wakes us from a spiritual slumber, shakes us from complacency land calls us to change.
Women from all the Nashville synagogues are welcome to join the West End Synagogue's opening Sisterhood meeting. Kim Phillips of Hebrica Judaic Art will discuss the history of Jewish papercutting, its forms and uses, placing it in context with other papercut art from around the world.