It's the Jewish New Year once again so "Shana Tova" to our Jewish readers and especially those Jewish Bible artists who regularly visit this blog. Rosh Hashanah, (the Feast of Trumpets), begins today as we enter into the Hebrew year 5772.
Once again the situation in Israel is critical, and again the situation has not been helped by the biased reporting of the media. If you're fed up of the distorted reports coming out of the BBC then check out Honest Reporting. I was pleased to read an article by Dr Denis MacEoin addressed to the Edinburgh University Student Association putting them right concerning their boycott of Israel. Check it out here. We need more 'informed' people commenting in the news arena.
L'Shana Tova Tikosevu! (May you be inscribed for a good year!). Pray for Israel!
Pray for israel
But just so you know, in Pentateuch, the new year begins in spring, on the 1st of Abib.
Term "rosh hashana" is used only in relation to the 1st month of the year. Not the 7th. See Ex. 12:2.
This holiday is actually called "Tkufot Hashana" (lit. turning of the year) in the pentateuch. See Ex. 23:16 or Ex. 34:22.
Thus, I wish you good rest of the year.
Chabad.org has Rosh Hashanah down for Sept 28-30 so maybe you should 'Ask the Rabbi'.
Let me know what they say.
Sorry, but I'm not sure what you mean.
Btw, if you ever going to release mid-size thumbnails of your bible illustrations, let me know.
I can put up those of the tabernacle on my blog. If you want, of'course.
Graham, Thank you for this information. I don't believe my country understands how important Israel is to us. Especially not our 'leaders'. These leaders seem to fit Jesus' description in Matthew 15:14 -- Let them alone: they are blind guides. And if the blind guide the blind, both shall fall into a pit. --Problem is, they want to take us all down with them...
Absolutely right Deboraw the UK is the same. When I heard that Tony Blair was going to be peace envoy to the Middle East I knew we were in big trouble!
Thanks for your kind wishes.
May we all be inscribed in the Book of Life.
I just fond your blog and I'm excited to know of our common interests.
What a gift you have....
We are contacting artist like yourself who may be interested in entering a
piece in our traveling "Birds, Beasts and Beauty - A Genesis to Revelation
Alliance with the Animals" exhibit scehduled for a West Coast 7 city tour
in 2012/2013. If you're interested in more details see www.
We'd love to see your talents and your love of animals used alongside the
other artists of excellence who are committed to being a part of this. Entries must be postmarked by oct. 31, and please let me know if you send an entry as we could allow additional time for entry to arrive from England.
Call or email if I can help with questions.
All the highest and best!
Jeanne Randall, President
Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation
17575 Hwy. 66
Ashland, Or. 97520
I use the Hebrew words "MOADIM LE SIMCHA" (Happy Holidays) good for the Jewish holidays.
Today I greet you "GMAR HATIMA TOVA" (To be written for good in the day of Atonement in the book of Life).
I'd like to join with my link akalderon-arts.com the list of the Jewish Bible illustrators but I didn't find instructions how to do it. Can you do it for me !
Many thanks for your good wishes Nahum.
Thanks for getting in contact Jeanne - you have some excellent artists involved in the exhibition!
Hi Asher - I'll add your name over the weekend. Thanks for commenting.
A fantastic post indeed! Thank you very much!
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