Monthly Archives: June 2013

Pics of tefillin

Been taking some photos of tefillin for a piece about how tefillin are made, creatively entitled How Tefillin Are Made. Can’t figure out how to get this image into the text, but I like it, so I’m sharing it here. Or possibly like this.


A few questions (and answers)

Questions from an artist who writes blessings and creates art around them. Q:“Am I allowed to draw over the letters, including Hashem’s name if you can see them underneath?” A:How you treat Hashem’s name is a metaphor for how you treat Hashem. How literally Jews take metaphors roughly depends on where they fall on the […]