Using her feminine grace, Queen Esther convinced the decadent King Ahasuerus to avert a plot to murder all Jews in ancient Persia. Noticing many similarities between parties described in the Biblical story of Esther and nightclub raves, I painted Queen Esther as “Queen of Nightlife.”. The world of Ahasuerus and the world of nightlife both […]
Orit’s first Biblical painting portrays the Biblical heroine Rebecca as she draws water from the well to give to Abraham’s servant, who was sent to find a suitable wife for his son Isaac.
And when Pinchas, the son of Elazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose up from among the congregation and took a spear in his hand, and he went after the man of Israel to the tent, and thrust both of them through, the man of Israel and the woman through her […]
I recently sent out this letter to my list. Read the rest here. Dear friends,As you know we are on the fourth or fifth (can’t keep track) sham ceasefire that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has brokered with Hamas terrorists. This means the leader of the Jewish world has negotiated and trembled before bloodthirsty, genocidal maniacs. […]
[Warning: This post is not for the faint of heart.] I’m not going to begin this post by saying that I’m praying for the return of the missing IDF soldier, Hadar Goldin. I’m not. (But read on.) Immediately when we heard of his abduction by Hamas terrorists, calls for prayer on Facebook were louder than […]
Dear Madonna/Esther, I must have been nine when I saw your “Borderline” music video and became an instant fan. Whatever you oozed attracted millions like me. In my innocence, I saw qualities I came to admire as an adult: Assertiveness. Beauty. Passion. Confidence. Self-expression. Female strength. I followed your career re-inventions, liking some more, some […]