Mar 8

Ketubah of the Day

Shir HaShirim (Shear) Ketubah

by Jamie Shear

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The ketubah is surrounded by the complete text of Song of Songs from the Bible, a beautiful and passionate story of a young woman and a young man deply in love with each other. The artist has chosen rainbow colors to represent the spectrum of each individual's personality, and of each relationship in turn.



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Jamie Shear is a skilled scribe focusing on the centuries old tradition of illuminating holy texts. From Montreal, Jamie studied Safrut StaM (the craft of writing Torahs, Tefillin and Mezuzot) in Jerusalem, under the guidance of Chaim David Saracik. In 1996, he received his certification from the Va’ad Mishmeret StaM in B’nei Brak, Israel and since, he has written three Torah scrolls. Jamie completes his work with passion, concentration, and the highest standard of integrity. He captures the spiritual beauty of classic texts and decorates them using an array of mediums and artistic techniques. For Jamie, the intense work of Torah writing is refreshed with a sense of free expressive creativity that ketubah art offers.