Tag: Chana Helen art

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

Greeting Shabbat

Shabbat Art, Chana Helen

B”H Kabbalat Shabbat Shabbat Candle-lighting In this oil painting I have depicted a Jewish mother and daughter covering their eyes to say the blessing after lighting the candles on Friday night to greet the Sabbath.  Peace is ushered in to … Read More

S.Y. Agnon story: The Kerchief

The Kerchief:  A short story by S.Y. Agnon Chana Helen’s illustration of the Agnon story A mother, on the day of her son’s Bar Mitzvah, lends him a beautiful silk kerchief, which was a present to her from the boy’s father. … Read More