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The Hebrew word "mizrach", meaning east, designates the direction in which we should pray (from our vantage point, towards Jerusalem. Many Jews, traditional and non, display a mizrach on the eastern wall of their home. These pieces build on a rich tradition in Jewish art history, providing beauty and meaning to the spiritual act of prayer. These make a wonderful gift for anyone moving into a new home or enthusiastic about Judaic art.
|Mizrach - Jerusalem night and dayStarting at $850.00||Size: 22" x 22"|
Text: This Mizrach, or eastern wall marker, shows the direction of prayer (towards Jerusalem) and is hung in one's home on an eastern wall.
"From the rising of the sun to the setting thereof the name of the LORD is to be praised."
|Mizrach with RaysStarting at $350.00||Size: 16 1/2" x 20 1/8"|
This Mizrach is a laser cut which is done in a traditional Jewish paper cutting style. Colors may be chosen or the artist will create something beautiful for you.
|Open Hands MizrachStarting at $200.00||Size: 16 1/4" x 16 1/4"|
This lovely laser cutting flows around the central word in hebrew, mizrach, or east. The hands at the bottom are a symbol of protection and the sun rising at the top, a traditional image associated with the mizrach.