Netanya Egdes


Size Framed: 740 x 595mm
Medium: Laser cut board

In this artwork, the artist depicts the Beit Hamikdash, which stands as a profound symbol of heritage, embodying the cultural roots and spiritual essence of the Am Yisrael, and pomegranates. Throughout history, the Beit Hamikdash served as a central place of worship, learning, and community – solidifying its role in shaping Jewish heritage. So too, the pomegranate holds great significance in Judiasm, representing fertility, abundance, and righteousness. The pomegranate’s association with the Beit Hamikdash dates back to ancient times when it adorned the pillars of the Beit Hamikdash, as well as the sacred garments of the Kohanim. The 613 seeds of the pomegranate also symbolize the Torah’s 613 commandments, emphasizing the value of tradition and the preservation of Jewish heritage. Thus, the combination of the Beit Hamikdash and the pomegranate in the artwork serves to celebrate the enduring legacy of Jewish heritage- underscoring the importance of embracing cultural roots, preserving traditions, and finding spiritual sustenance within the richness of one’s cultural identity. May we merit to see the Holy Temple be rebuilt, speedily in our days.

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