Chabad Calendar 5778

Chabad and Chana Helen The art work of Chana Helen features in Chabad Calendars, alongside the work of other artists. She also has some of her work on ‘Art and Soul’ on the Chabad website. Chana Helen Art and Soul … Read More

Rosh Hashanah

Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah is the Festival celebrating the Jewish New Year, marking a new beginning, a fresh start. This is when Jews celebrate the Creation, the beginning, the start, the birth of the world. The subject of my … Read More

Ruth at the feet of Boaz at harvest time, Bethlehem

The Book of Ruth

The story of Biblical Ruth told in five paintings The Book of Ruth is read on Shavuot, the holiday when Jews celebrate the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai.  These are some of the reasons to explain the custom: … Read More

Chanukah Hanukkah

Chanukah/Hanukkah Chanukah/Hanukkah is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime ‘festival of lights,’ celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting. Hanukkah in Be’er Sheva The Hebrew word Chanukah means “dedication,” and is named thus because it celebrates the rededication of the Holy Temple. It … Read More