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RE: Art of Israel -Gaia


From: Judie (judiej50_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Jul 28 2003 - 07:36:37 PDT

>Featured on the site right now is:
>Gaia - a woman who makes Porcelain Judaica Gift Art. The Shabbat candle
>holders seem fun, even if you don't include the candle holder aspect of
>it. They basically consist of a ceramic miniature room, or wall, complete
>with chairs, tables with flowers and paintings on the wall. Kids could
>recreate a wall of their home, or pick a famous painting of an interior or
>still life to recreate (Van Gogh comes to mind).
>The Tzdakah boxes also seem fun to make; I don't know much about Judaica,
>but they seem like little banks or coin boxes...isn't there another word
>for that?

Tzdakah means "charity". These coin boxes are for saving money to donate
to a charity.

Hope this helps.