Jerusalem 3D Sidewalk Art for Hol Hamoed Passover 2016 What is Hol Hamoed? It is the intermediate days of Passover (and Sukkot), sandwiched by the holy days at the beginning and end of Passover. In Israel, Pesach is 7 days long with 5 days of Hol. In the United States and elsewhere outside of Israel, […]
Whether or not you are a fan of Bernie Sanders, how often do we see a Jewish candidate for President of the United States? And how often do we hear the Jewish Sage, Hillel, paraphrased by that candidate’s wife, as Jane Sanders recently did? In a NY Times article covering a rally in Dubuque Iowa, Mrs. Sanders was interviewed. When asked why Mr. Sanders was attracting so many people, she added: “Because if not now, when? And if not him, who?”
What is a ketubah? Technically, it is a 2,000 year old document that is a pre-nuptial agreement laying out the responsibilities of the bride and groom entering the marriage. The ketubah was intended to protect the Jewish woman at a time when women had no rights on their own. It protected the wife in case […]
In 1990, Mickie created a work of art as a birthday gift for her mother. To honor her mom, Mickie incorporated Thelma’s original Parasha (Vayeshev) in a setting filled with bold, reddish-pinkish flowers on a luxurious blue background. Thelma was an artist in her own right, creating huge canvases filled with bright colors, shapes and […]
Mickie Caspi Ketubah MAZEL TOV ON YOUR WEDDING! A Mickie Caspi Ketubah is often the first work of art purchased by a couple as they embark upon a life together. All of my designs are original watercolor and/or gouache illuminations that are printed on fine archival modigliani paper in Israel using an offset lithographic process. […]
BASHERT – באַשערט FROM EVERY HUMAN BEING THERE RISES A LIGHT THAT REACHES STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN. AND WHEN TWO SOULS ARE DESTINED FOR EACH OTHER, AND FIND EACH OTHER, THEIR STREAMS OF LIGHT FLOW TOGETHER AND A SINGLE BRIGHTER LIGHT GOES FORTH FROM THEIR UNITED BEING This wonderful quote is attributed to the Baal Shem […]
For Thowback Thursday, we are beginning to post images of artwork created by Mickie over the years. We will post on Facebook and Pinterest. Enjoy the images and the stroll down memory lane.