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Mizrach/Jerusalem: Nesting Realities

This 30 layer paper cut Mizrach is inspired by the ceiling design of a synagogue in Tashkent Uzbekistan. In the West, one faces East toward Jerusalem to pray. Many Jewish households have a Mizrach (East) to indicate this direction. I have recently replaced the word […]

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Paper-Cut Tallit (Prayer Shawl)

Tallit Kavannah Papercut on Tyvek Paper 46″x55″ By Jonathan Lyon 1-6-2015 Tallit Kavannah incorporates the many themes and contexts to remember, which interconnect and depend on each other to create kavannah (mental preparation and intention) for davening (prayer/comuning with The Almighty). It is my attempt to take […]

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