Matters of Interpretation

"Christian," for instance

Shabbat Images

Shabbat Pictures

Delacroix Jewish Bride

watercolor of Jewish bride in elaborate traditional garb by Eugene Delacroix
Rabbi Tarfon said: “You are not required to complete the work, but neither are you at liberty to abstain from it.”
From Chapters of the Fathers in Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York, Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 20.

Mosaic with Birds

mosaic with birds and Hebrew lettering

“Where is God? Wherever you let him in.”In Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York: Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 8.

Miriam Neiger, Jerusalem

Miriam Neiger painting of Jerusalem
“Where is God? Wherever you let him in.”In Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York: Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 8.

Neue Synagoge, Frankfurt

Woodcut of Neue Synagoge Frankfurt including assembled worshippers
“Where is God? Wherever you let him in.”In Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York: Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 8.

Sabbath visitors by Max Weber

painting of two men and two women visiting on the Sabbath
“Where is God? Wherever you let him in.”In Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York: Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 8.

Synagogue at Sundown

Image of synagogue at sundown
“Where is God? Wherever you let him in.”In Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York: Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 8.

Yeshiva Boy

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“Where is God? Wherever you let him in.”In Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York: Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 8.

Sabbath Rest, Hirszenberg 8-26-16

Image - a family celebrates shabbat
“Where is God? Wherever you let him in.”In Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York: Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 8.

Friday Evening

Image - Friday Evening by Isidor Kaufman
“Where is God? Wherever you let him in.”In Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York: Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 8.

Dream of Goldfish

image Dream of Goldfish, Jiri Meitner
“Where is God? Wherever you let him in.”In Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York: Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 8.

Hanukkah Shabbat

Image Hanukkah celebration 18th c
The Festival of Lights will always embrace at least one Sabbath
“Where is God? Wherever you let him in.”In Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York: Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 8.
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