Discovering the Divine Day to Day

It is said that here in Israel, there exists “hashgacha pratit” (Divine providence).  We have encountered it again and again as a young modern nation whether it be our victory in the Six Day War or the special protection the people of the South have experienced in spite of countless rockets falling, or the many […]

Appreciating Life in Israel

While we’re already on the subject of appreciating every minute of life…   In honor of Parshat Lech Lecha this shabbat, I’d like to express special appreciation for having the privilege to live in Israel.  I made a short video illustrating how thankful I am that G-d bestowed that gift upon my family and me. Click on […]

Exercise and Pray for Good Health

After returning tonight from my son’s basketball game, I was reflecting on how important exercise is for every age.  It doesn’t matter what you do.  According to the posters on the wall at Curves (I try to go almost every day), if you move your body for a straight period of 30 minutes 3 or […]

Soldier Boy

This morning I had the rare opportunity to drive my soldier son to the designated place where his whole army unit was to regroup after the weekend. Lucky for us, the designated meeting place was for the first time to be right across the way, in Kfar Etzion!  My son is the only one in […]

Quick show before shabbat

  I was asked by the Prime Minister’s office to come this morning and exhibit my papercuts at Gavna, a wonderful little reastaurant built on the side of a mountain in Gush Etzion.  Gavna was catering to group of about 100 people, all big donors to the Jewish Israeli cause.  After Yuli Edelshtein and Aryeh […]

Back to work!

This is my first blog entry for the new Jewish year.  My family and I ended this past year with my oldest daughter getting married on September 4th.  Mazal tov!!  Great fun.  Right after all the wedding festivities came the flurry of the Jewish holidays, so it’s been quite a busy few months.  In any […]

Papercut Judaica – The Perfect Gift For Every Occasion

Marci Fishman Wiesel’s unique Judaic papercuts are a delight to the eye and the spirit. She combines her lively colorful papercut designs with Jewish blessings and Biblical passages and motifs rich in meaning and symbolism. Marci’s Judaic art makes a perfect gift for any special occasion: birthday, wedding, anniversary, Bar and Bat Mitzvah, graduation. They […]