Paintings on Biblical Themes

 
  The Heart of the Universe

heart of universe

The dynamic balance between the blue Hesed
(Kindness-Love) and the red G’vura (Severity-Fear)
is the "running-return" pulse of the universe.
mixed materials on canvas
30" x 40" (76 x 102 cm)

 

 The Birth of Eve

eve

Eve was created from Adam’s rib, 
which also can mean in Hebrew, SHADOW.
How a man views the opposite sex 
is a shadow of his own self-esteem.

mixed materials on canvas
40" x 30" (102 x 76 cm)

 




Eve and the Serpent

evetree

The confrontation of Eve and the Serpent is one 
of the most mysterious "stories" of the Bible 
and is the subject of many deep studies.
The serpent is connected to the Messiah, 
who will rectify this mundane world,
called by the Kabbalah,
the "Skin of the Serpent", releasing
all of the holy sparks and trapped energies.

mixed materials on canvas
40" x 30" (102 x 76 cm)

 
 

  

 

Abraham and the Three Messengers

abraham

Inspired by the Bible story of
the Patriarch Abraham who was "visited"
by three messengers or angels,
Michael, Gavriel and Raphael.

 
mixed materials on canvas
40" x 30" (102 x 76 cm)



Jacob Wrestling With Angel

eve

When Jacob crossed the Yabok River,
he encountered the Angel of Esau,
with whom he wrestled the entire night
of the symbolic Galut and mundane consciousness.
At the redeeming “dawn” the Angel conceded
the battle and from then on
Jacob was called Israel
(which means in Hebrew, Direct to G-d)
 the reaching of highest spiritual connection.
 
mixed materials on canvas
40" x 40" (102 x 102 cm)

 


Joseph & Potiphera's Wife

eve

Joseph (a small thumb like figure with
beret in bottom middle) was tempted 
by Potiphera’s wife
(depicted as a giant cobra on top),
 but resisted when he saw a telepathic vision
of his saintly father - Isaac
(small apparation on middle left).

mixed materials on canvas
40" x 40" (102 x 102 cm)

 




The Finger of G-d

finger

When the plague of lice occurred in Egypt
all of the magicians understood
that it was the “Finger of G-d”
since regular magic can not affect
such small creatures, whereas
Divine Providence is in every aspect of creation.

mixed materials on canvas
40" x 40" (102 x 102 cm)

 




Crossing the Red Sea


red sea

The biblical story of the crossing of the Red Sea
is explained by the Rabbis to be a prophetic
revelation achieved by the entire Israel nation.
The sea, which is the hidden domain, suddenly
became a solid or revealed dimension
without the accompanying contractions and
filtering that this process usually demands.

mixed materials on canvass.
diptych: 2 paintings each:
27 1/2" x 19 3/4" (70 x 50 cm)





Receiving the Torah on Mount Sinai


sinai

When the revelation of the receiving of the Torah
occurred, Mount Sinai was aflame along with
the hearts and souls of the Jewish people.
 
mixed materials on canvas
40" x 40" (102 x 102 cm)

 




Fractal Angels
 

fractalangel  

Part of a series of works where fractal forms
emerge as angelic visitations,

the miraculous discovery of order, or
the "Fingerprint of G-d", from the chaos.
mixed materials on canvas
40" x 30" (102 x 76 cm)


  

 
 

The Child is the Father of the Man

child is the father

Inspired by the famous phrase from Wordsworth
and a very appropriate description
of the fractal process itself.
Within the painting one may see a profile
of the artist as a tree.
Branching out of his heart
is a new born baby.
mixed materials on canvas
40" x 30" (102 x 76 cm)

   




The Tomb of a Kabbalah Master

tomb of ari

A vision of the tomb of the renowned
teacher of Kabbalah,
Rabbi Yitzchak Luria,
the Ari Hakodesh,
during an annual pilgrimage.

Here the smoke from the hundreds of candles
and the protective tents merges

with the prayers of the visitors
in the ancient cemetery in Safed Israel.


mixed materials on canvas
30" x 40" (76 x 102 cm)


All paintings are gallery wrapped on stretcher (no staples shown) and can be  hung without external frame,
within a limited series or "family" of similar (but never exactly the same) variations and can be considered an original.
Other sizes and color combinations (within same proportions) may be available on special order. Please call or email.
 

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