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September 1, 2014 | 6th Elul 5774

Vol. 10, No. 6 - Jewish Papercutting

From a verse in Exodus, we can infer that the land around Mount Sinai was green and fertile. A beautiful artistic tradition that evolved from these associations is that of decorating with floral-patterned papercuts called shavuoslech. In this issue we'll focus on this elaborate artwork.

JPP_Shavuot2007_rv2009.pdf (1.08 mb)

 
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