Berit Engen: WEFT and D'RASH – Weaving a Thousand Jewish Tapestries

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– Of Light-Filled Fibers: P’shat, Remez, D’rash, and Sod

l enjoy looking at how biblical scenes have been depicted differently throughout the ages in paintings. Using flax and linen fibers, and abstract imagery, I wove the very first verse of the Torah in four whimsical variations but with the added challenge of applying the four category definitions of PaRDeS.

(4/4 tapestries)

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