Judaica Masterpieces

Judaica Masterpieces is the core of Motty Mendelowitz’ vision: The locus where artists and aficionados meet. Furthermore, Judaica Masterpieces is a powerful statement that Jewish Art, in all its expressions, can be fresh, relevant, energetic – and evocative.

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Paintings

Fresh, evocative, energetic. Here is where traditional theme leaps off into modern expression. Israels’ finest artists capture infinite meaning on a canvas with color. Transform your home.

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Avital

The Seven Species

A painting with a classic judaica theme, the Seven Species are rendered in today’s colours and textures.  Rich with layers of oil paint and fluid lines you can touch, this multi-paneled set is a contemporary take on a beloved theme.

Etty Barclay

Night at the Kotel

A common theme, at an uncommon hour - hushed stillness, and peace.

Miriam Mass

Growth

A master's rendition of climbing blooms. Woven textile imitates the wild wonder of nature.

Yaffa

Connect

Authentic friendship, animation… connection.

Avital

Isaac’s Ram

The artist relates to the ram, caught in the brush after Akedat Yitzchak.  This work - oil on canvas - is laden with color and texture.

Etty Barclay

Jerusalem

A masterpiece: Jerusalem is viewed in exquisite color and detail.

Miriam Mass

Nature

Nature's hues are woven gently through this work. Color and texture lend this scene life.

Yaffa

Family Outing

Simple pleasure - yet sublime.

Avital

Creation

Six days of Creation are represented in this swirling work.  Oil on canvas.

Etty Barclay

Sun Shines on Holy City

A moving and dramatic image of Jerusalem, bathed in Sunlight, like a spotlight from the Heavens.

Miriam Mass

Poppies

An iconic flower, in riotous color.

Yaffa

Family

Remember the comfort of Mother's loving gaze?  Oil on canvas.

Avital

Soaked Stones

Color, texture, feel - this multi-dimensional work of the kotel beckons at many levels.

Etty Barclay

Jerusalem at Dusk

As dusk settles upon the City of Gold, a wondrous sense of peace envelops the viewer. A masterpiece of color and wonderful atmosphere.

Miriam Mass

Jerusalem View

Creeping flowers frame the view out of Jerusalem windows.

Avital

Hassidic Dance

A swirl of color, circles of streimels in motion: Dance!

Etty Barclay

Splitting of the Sea

A fascinating rendering of Kriat Yam Suf - oil on canvas.

Miriam Mass

Kotel

This diptych presents the ancient stones of the Kotel. Centuries of history are portrayed in layers of texture and color.

Yaffa

Kiddush

Family drawn together in the glow of Kiddush.

Avital

Pray!

This is a jubilant work.  Stones of the Kotel pulse with color and prayer.  The figures beneath glow with actual 3-D texture - Avital's own technique, a trademark of her work.

Etty Barclay

7 Days of Creation

Power of Creation culminates in Shabbat.

Miriam Mass

Bloom

Israel in bloom! A riot of color and texture sing to the joys of this land. A set of 4 textile works.

Yaffa

Idyll

The purity of Israel's summer idyll.  Family, flowers, peace.

Avital

Prayers

An impressionist view of prayers at the Wall. The devout literally melt into the Wall;  it is hard to see where they end and the Wall begins.  A breathtaking piece, of oil on canvas.  In this technique, the paint is layered so that it is actually 3D.

Etty Barclay

Diamond in the Judean Hills

A different perspective of Jerusalem: New city and Old, its iconic wall, and the majestic Judean Hills in the background.

Miriam Mass

Windows

A classic view of Jerusalem, the windows of Yemin Moshe beckon with calm grace. The iconic colors of Jerusalem stone and its blue tones are prominent in this tryitych.

Yaffa

Chuppah in the Shtetl

Lively color and energetic strokes unite to capture the melody of the wedding ceremony in the shtetl.  Oil on canvas.

Avital

Jews at the Wall

The kotel awash in a pure glow, with Jews of all stripes at its stones.  A classic embrace of the Jewish people.

Etty Barclay

Old City Twilight

Jerusalem at night. The city rests and is peaceful. All who dwell within her dream of Peace.

Miriam Mass

Faith

This is a three-part work of ornate textile. The verse rises as if from the sea.

Avital

Chassidic Dance

Two Chassidic dancers dancing in the dark. Their gartles as focus points connecting the viewers to the movements and energy of the piece.

Etty Barclay

Wedding – pastels

Soft and sweet beginnings, in gentle pastels.

Miriam Mass

Spring

A 2-piece work saturated with brilliant color and movement.

Family Heirlooms

These are the pieces you cherish and bequeath further. Objects of precious beauty, to link generations. A statement towards our heritage – and continuity.

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The Mini Torah

The Mini Torah

This is the world’s smallest kosher Torah scroll.  It is hand-lettered on parchment by a scribe, and presented in a silver diorama of the Beit Knesset, or synagogue.  A true collector’s item.

the Five Megilot

The Five Megilot

The five Megilot are gloriously displayed in this museum-quality piece. Each tower of this impressive castle contains a kosher and fully legible scroll. The calligraphy is breathtaking and the monument itself- in silver and gold, on a marble base- is beyond words.

Personal Aron Kodesh

An experience of grandeur in your own home.  This miniature aron kodesh is a work of magnificent precision, crafted to proudly house a personal Sefer Torah.

Gold and Ruby Kiddush Cup

Gold and Ruby Kiddush Cup

gold vermeil with enamel and ruby elements define thie kiddush cup. Handcrafted with medallion engraving of the gates of Jerusalem.

Passover Service Cups

Majestic Keara

This is a statement piece.  This stunning creation contains all the elements for the Pesach Seder: 4 cups of wine, the center cup for Eliyahu, and two small cups to pour  out wine during the recitation of the ten plagues.  The Keara is made of fine silver with gold, ruby, and emerald elements.

22K Gold Kiddush Cup

22K Gold Kiddush Cup

22k gold cup with medallion engraving, hand crafted, and in cludes hand engraved kiddush on the lip of the cup.

Ktuba

Ktuba

A wonderful hand-written Ktuba in full color with goldleaf highlights. Images feature the 12 tribes of Israel.

Passover Hagada

Passover Hagada

A masterpiece for generations.  This ornate Passover Hagaddah is a treasure with each page hand-lettered by a scribe, and illuminated by hand.  The parchment pages are bound in rich leather with gilt accents, which is enclosed in a matching leather book case.

Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers)

Pirkei Avot

A completely hand-written and illuminated book of Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Father). Each mishna is written on parchment by a scribe, and illuminated with rare technique. A work that is breathtaking in its scope and quality.

Golden Havdala Set

Royal Havdalah Set

This havdalah set is a rare find.  Made of pure gold, it is inlaid with gilded ruby elements.  The classical design is elaborately handcrafted and regal.  It proudly stands on an elaborate gold tray.

Scrolls & Parchments

A glorious salute to the ancient Jewish tradition. Each work is hand-lettered by a scribe, and then illuminated on parchment. The technique is meticulous and precise – thus inestimably rare.

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Study Session

Study Session

Etching on parchment in the style of Rembrandt. Warm colors with classic old look, incorporating image and inspiring text.

Shir Hamaalos Parchment

This chapter from Tehillim (Psalms) joyously recalls the Aliya l'regel - Jewry's ascent to the Temple.  That celebration of holy reunion is captured in this illuminated manuscript.  The text is hand-lettered by a scribe on parchment, and illustrated by an accomplished artist

Rabbi with Torah

Rabbi with Torah

Old style etching of rabbi holding The Torah. Texture is warm and pleasant.

Book of Esther

Book of Esther

The Book of Esther in extravagant color, with gold highlights. The calligraphy and illumination are stunning and the text is fully kosher.

Diamond Book of Esther

Diamond Book of Esther

A unique version of the book of Ester, with full text, illuminated in the style of the Renaissance. Featuring diamond-shaped texts and goldleaf elements. A wonder of calligraphy and fine art.

The Temple

The Temple

color etching on parchment depcting holy temple in Jerusalem with real gold highlights.

Shabbat Cutout

Shabbat Cutout

Welcoming the Sabbath with this unique color cutout full of texture and movement and complexity. The cutouts are precise and exact and the calligraphy stunning

Woman of Valor Cutout

Woman of Valor Cutout

The song of “Eshet Chayil”, or the “Woman of Valor” is a moving section of the Shabbat ritual.  The song is embellished in this beautiful work with expert calligraphy, intricate cut-outs, and richly coloured images.  All this exquisite work is done by hand.

Blessing for the Home

Blessing for the Home

A wonderful color cutout featuring a blessing for the home and its residents, around an image of Jerusalem and the Temple. All hand-cut and masterfully created.

Eastern Book of Esther

Eastern Book of Esther

Wonderful calligraphy featuring the full text of the Book of Esther against Eastern style artwork. Illuminated with textures and images that are full of life and color.

Silver Line

Craftsmanship that is unequaled. Each exclusive piece of judaica is crafted by a master silversmith, and enhanced with precious materials. These are museum-worthy pieces – but functional for your home.

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Mezuzah 3022

A stately mezuzah of refined silver with inlaid enamel.

Illuminated Dreidel

Illuminated Dreidel

A masterpiece of silversmithing.  A fully functional silver dreidel (s’vivon), including hand-written calligraphy of the Hannukah prayers visible on every side. The text is fully kosher, written in minuscule scale on parchment by a scribe.  A joy to have in the home, and a fascinating conversation piece.  Includes a marble stand.

Mezuzah 3023

An exquisite piece of art, this mezuzah is a potpourri of colorful gemstones and whimsical hand-work.

An Art Deco mezuzah, inlaid with enamel in striking colors.

Art Deco Mezuzah

An Art Deco mezuzah, inlaid with enamel in striking colors.

Hallah tray

Hallah Tray

A silver handcrafted tray for Hallah, with golden symbols of the 12 tribes. This piece has a drawer that includes an Arcos cutting knife and cutting board. Functional as part of the Shabbat table, and a stunning work of art.

Secret of the Incense

Secret of the Incense

A Silver model of the altar at the Temple, incorporating within it the text depicting the incense used by the high priest. When the poles are twisted the hand printed, illuminated parchment is revealed. A unique and stunning piece of art.

Mezuzah 3025

An elegant mezuzah with a door motif, this is hand-crafted of silver, gold-plate, and enamel.

The Rivers Kiddush Cup

The Rivers Kiddush Cup

An inner cup has the names of the 4 rivers that flowed from the Garden of Eden. The names of the rivers can be rearranged in 26 ways, and according to Kabbalah, create a powerful blessing of health and prosperity. It is said that the wine must fill the letters. What makes this kiddush cup unique is that, when filled, the wine not only fills the letters but actually flows through the names of the rivers. The names of the rivers were hand crafted into an inner cup one letter at a time and are a true work of art.

Washing cup

Washing cup

A stunning silver on silver vessel with elements of gold and ruby. The vessel is regal and elevates the act of washing of the hands before the meal. Rests on an ornate silver pedestal.

Mezuzah 3029

A silver mezuzah, conjuring the fresh fields of Israel.