The chapter Isaiah 40 begins with the words “Comfort, comfort my people” a prophecy of comfort and renewal, which is inscribed continuously in micro calligraphy by Ellen Miller Braun using gematria. Verses 1-30 of Isaiah 40 are written thirteen times, equaling the Hebrew word for love-ahava.
Raise your voice in song and rejoice along with Miriam and the women of Israel. See Moses, holding his holy staff aloft, as he watches Aaron, Joshua and Caleb son of Yefuneh, lead the multitude of Israel, young and old…
Tefillin, phylactery, are described as an “Ote,” a sign, of the covenant between HaShem, G-d, and Israel: A set of Tefillin has the “Shel Rosh” (head-phylactery) and the “Shel Yad” (arm-phylactery) with corresponding straps.
The words from Purim, read from Migillat Esther: La yehudim hayta ora v’simcha v’sasson v’ekar dance across the page along with these carefree figures representing the joy and fun experienced on this wonderous holiday.