Ellen Miller Braun shares with you the great tranquility, joy and hope for the present and the future that envelop her when she gazes from this inspiring, picturesque view from her home in the heart of Samaria, Israel.
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…
This passage created in micro calligraphy is a hymn to the perfect wife, the backbone of the home. Jewish tradition sees this chapter allegorically, as a reference to G-d’s Spirit, the Sabbath, the Torah, the soul, and wisdom.
Surrounded by the ancient walls of Jerusalem, the magnificent third Temple rises. Jerusalem of Gold – Yerushalayim Shel Zahav – shines eternally in this, Ellen Miller Braun’s, intricate, yet bold, Jewish star.
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 “Kotel HaMa’aravi,” Western Wall of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount stands as a testimony to yesterday, today and tomorrow, bound by centuries of tears, fears, dreams and hopes absorbed into her ancient walls.