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The Seven Days of Creation in Jewish Art

Sep 30, 2021

Days of Creation by Shemtov Ben Shlomo

בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ׃

When Hashem began to create heaven and earth—

b'-ray-SHEET ba-RA e-lo-HEEM AYT ha-sha-MA-yim v'-AYT ha-A-retz

Genesis 1:1

Emily Shapiro Katz, an artist and educator in Israel, presents a unique perspective on the seven days of creation in Jewish art, as part of a course for The Israel Bible Academy, recorded in October 2020. She presents artwork from the medieval and modern period in a fun and interesting class.



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