Osteoporosis

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Disease and degeneration can be beautiful when viewed up close. As part of an on-going exploration of the human body as it ages and falls ill, especially medical situations to…

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Epidemiology

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A series about the onset of disease, the way things break down, and how our bodies decay.

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Rising

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Rising sea levels are just one symptom of climate change. This series suggests nothing will be immune from the natural disasters that will result from our inability to adapt and…

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Questionable Motives

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Rulings by ultra orthodox Rabbis that curtail the physicality of little girls suggest something more sinister lies underneath. Prohibiting bike riding after the age of five, forbidding swimming with little…

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The Black LIst

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In 2017, the Israeli Rabbanut listed 6386 Israelis on their secret Black List. These are citizens, who, for reasons of religious status, the Rabbis do not recognize as being Jewish,…

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Crushed!

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Societal pressures are making it harder and harder for little girls to retain their innocence. On the one hand, one sees the need to make up, dress up, sexy up little…

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The Dress of the Unfaithful Wife

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The Dress of the Sotah, which literally means the adulteress wife, addresses the painful ordeal depicted in the Bible in which a man who suspects his wife of committing adultery…

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“Acid!”

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The very same nitric acid used to create etchings is used as a weapon in many parts of the world in acts of extreme violence. As a protest of and…

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Prayer Alone

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Portraits taken with a simple photocopier. Studio guests were asked to think about God and personal prayer. As in personal prayer, some things are hyper-focused and others are less defined.

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Coat of the Agunot

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In orthodox Judaism, an agunah is a woman whose husband refuses to give her a religious divorce, thereby  forcing her into a chained state: unable to remarry, enter into a…

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My journals

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This link will take you to a new web site of more than fifteen of my art journals. Messy, filled with random thoughts, drawings, inspiring works by other artists, recordings and…

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Threatened Beauty

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A commentary on the nuclear arms race and the crisis in the Middle East. Deconstructing the legacy of Islamic arts--textiles, ceramics and rugs, and reconstructing them to tell a story of…

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Not For Sale

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A piece created for the invited artist's collaboration of "Project: re-action y Contracanon" Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

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Pandora’s Box

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Fertility technology runs far ahead of the moral and ethical implications. This etching refers to a Supreme Court ruling in Israel in which the parents of Ohad Ben-Yaacov (killed in a…

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Mothers and Sons

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A series of  hand colored etchings which reflect a mother's angst when her son becomes a soldier. These prints are part of a show titled "Intimate Transgressions" an exhibit of…

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Before/After

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A further artistic exploration of acid attacks. The contrast of the initial portrait juxtaposed with the overlaid final one that has been damaged by nitric acid reflects the gruesome extent of the…

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Shame on you Rabbi Ziera

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Rabbi Ziera was the Talmudic Rabbi who advocated the additional days religious women wait before being intimate with their husbands. The number of women unable to get pregnant within the…

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If Only They Had Asked Us

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This piece, like a mantle of leadership or a robe of judgement  is comprised of over 4300 scrolls from the pages of Jewish law (the Talmud.) The piece suggests that…

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Shut Her up / Cover her Up / Cut Her up

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A series of silkscreen prints which reflect the embarrassing crisis in Jerusalem in 2011-2012, in which women were forced to sit in the back of buses, walk on opposite sidewalks,…

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Counting Your Eggs

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Tremendous responsibility lies with each sperm and egg bank. The potential for mistakes, overuse and distribution errors will only grow as this becomes a very lucrative industry.

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504 Years later

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Contrasting Albrecht Dürer's  comfort with the human body (hundreds of years ago), this highlights  the current extreme tendencies in various religions to coerce women into covering up their bodies completely.…

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Ethical Etchings

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A series of etchings about ethics concerning burial practices of still born and newborn babies, ethics of  sex selection in IVF practices, and the ethics of choosing specific racial/religious types.

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Bundled

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An old forgotten prayerbook from Vienna, 1938 has been preserved with each page individually wrapped and tied. A tribute to the generations and prayers hidden inside.

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Channah’s Prayer

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The Bible is full of stories  of women who experienced infertility problems. Here the  story of Channah is referred to with the use of dozens of negative pregnancy tests, but…

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More precious than gold

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An ode to the health care system in Israel where every citizen, regardless of race, faith or nationality is granted  enough IVF treatments that result in two live births.

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