Introduction to Drawn Thread Embroidery – Open Sky Sukkah Workshop
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Introduction to Drawn Thread Embroidery – Open Sky Sukkah Workshop

This Sukkot I got the chance to lead a workshop for the Beacon Sukkah Project, a Sukkot-long program of arts and lectures organized by the Beacon Hebrew Alliance and Beacon Arts in Beacon, New York. To fit this year’s theme, “Open to the Sky,” I led an introduction to drawn thread embroidery, and thought I’d … Continue reading

Synagogue Sews a Colorful Fabric Sanctuary: A Tent of Abraham and Sarah
Communities / Sparks of Inspiration

Synagogue Sews a Colorful Fabric Sanctuary: A Tent of Abraham and Sarah

The world doesn’t have enough sanctuaries; calm, protected spaces to pray, meditate, and enjoy a cup of tea with a friend. One creative Jewish community in New York’s mid-Hudson valley, the Beacon Hebrew Alliance, built such a sanctuary inside their synagogue earlier this year by enclosing part of a multi-purpose room with fabric. They call … Continue reading