May 15

Ketubah of the Day

Love Papercut - Blue Green Ketubah

by Enya Keshet

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The ring of verses of love and trust is enhanced by a ring of pomegranates, the fruit of spiritual and physical richness of soul and body. The word LOVE, in Hebrew, Ahava, is spelled in the four corners, with wheat, the symbol of bread and Torah. Verses: “I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine”, Song of Songs 6:3, “I have found the one whom my soul loves”, Song of Songs, 3:4

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Enya Keshet was born in Pardes Hanna, Israel. As a young woman she moved to Jerusalem, where she studied at the Hebrew University and at Bezalel Academy of Art. Her friendship with a traditional scribe (sofer) led her to the idea of combining the art of paper cutting with the calligraphy of Megillot (scrolls). Her artwork has evolved extensively from this beginning. In 1994 she moved back to her hometown of Pardes Hanna, where her studio is today. A significant part of Enya's work is in the style of the Lisbon manuscript workshop, which flourished at the end of the fifteenth century, a workshop which produced the famous Lisbon Bible and many other illuminated manuscripts currently in the collections of major museums in London, Paris, and New York.