Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Day4 Growing Up Jewish by Ruth Shapiro

Just a few photos today to celebrate the pomegranate as a very potent symbol in Judaism. I have used it extensively for the past 25 years, in Torah crowns and rimmonim, mezuzot, and in jewelry. Keep checking back for more examples. Secret tip: if you or someone you know wants to get pregnant, use the pomegranate as an amulet, and wear it around your neck! Count the seeds and pick the one with the most-but be careful what you wish for!!!
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  1. i can see the beautiful pomegranate pendant being worn by a young bride. very very pretty!

  2. Ruth, you are an amazing writer and artist!