Chinese X Jewish cultures

Pirkei Avot Chapter 1

Love work, loath mastery over others, and avoid intimacy with the government. אֱהוֹב אֶת הַמְּלָאכָה וּשְׂנָא אֶת הָרַבָּנוּת, וְאַל תִּתְוַדַּע לָרָשׁוּת

February 21, 2022

Lech Lecha

The first three verses of Parasha Lech Lecha, Genesis Chapter 12 1. And the Lord said to Abram, “Go forth from your land and from your birthplace and from your … Continue reading

February 18, 2021

Gmar Chatima Tova

Gmar Chatima Tova, a Jewish phrase translates to “May You be Inscribed and Sealed for a Good Year”. Jewish people greet each others on Yom Kippur, or The Day of … Continue reading

September 25, 2020

Blessings for the new year in Chinese Hebrew calligraphy

It’s a Chinese tradition and custom to hang red banners with messages of good luck and fortune for the new year. How about greetings in my new Hebrew calligraphy? Wish … Continue reading

February 18, 2019

Videos showing how to write Hebrew in Chinese calligraphy style

Hebrew letters are written in Chinese calligraphy style, they were transformed to Chinese radicals or strokes lookalike. Re-arrange the Hebrew letters into a square, start from top to bottom, or … Continue reading

February 18, 2019

Chinese-Hebrew Calligraphy Workshop in Mexico City

The artist has conducted a workshop to show her unique Chinese-Hebrew calligraphy in one of the oldest synagogue in the capital of Mexico, Sinagoga Historica Justo Sierra, on September 26, … Continue reading

September 26, 2018

Psalm 144

1 Of David. Blessed is the Lord, my Rock, Who trains my hands for battle, my fingers for war. א לְדָוִד | בָּרוּךְ יְהֹוָה | צוּרִי הַמְלַמֵּד יָדַי לַקְרָב אֶצְבְּעוֹתַי לַמִּלְחָמָה 2 My … Continue reading

November 28, 2015

Psalm 46

August 29, 2014

Bar Mitzvah Gift for Oz

  The Idea Oz Haviv, my son, was born to a Chinese mother (that’s me) and an Israeli father; his mother was converted to Judaism before he was born. Oz’s … Continue reading

August 28, 2014

Spread the Word

Creating Hybrid Hebrew characters – that is, to blend them with a Chinese calligraphy style – is a new experience in writing and reading the 5000 year old language. When … Continue reading

March 29, 2014

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