Make a beautiful sign for your door – Bezalel style! The chalutzim (early Israeli pioneers) believed that Israel should have a national art style that reflected the diversity of Jewish immigrants to the land. The style, “Bezalel,” named after the biblical figure Bezalel ben Uri,...

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Get creative together! With your grandchild, choose your own adventure from the art activities below and try them together in person or virtually. Take your materials outside on a warmer day and create an outdoor studio.Examine striking paintings, sculpture, Judaica, and media in the Jewish...

Save those holey old socks—they’re great for making simple puppets; old gloves and mittens will also work. It doesn’t matter whether the eyes are symmetrical or the nose is missing. You can make the puppets ahead of time or make them with your grandchild. Decorate...

Art plays an important role in Judaism. Artisans are mentioned in the Torah in relation to making beautiful textiles and ritual objects of precious stones and metals for the Tabernacle and Temple. Today, intricate silver ritual items, such as Kiddush cups, Shabbat candlesticks, and hanukkiyot...

Micrography is a centuries-old Jewish art form using tiny written words to make decorative pictures. A highly skilled micrography artist might write the entire biblical book of Jonah in the shape of a whale or the book of Esther in the shape of a crown. Invite...

“Art has the role in education of helping children become themselves instead of more like everyone else,” notes early-childhood educator and author Sydney Gurewitz Clemens. For kids, a meaningful art experience is immersive. Whether the medium is Play-Doh, watercolors or fabric, anyone who has spent an...