Author Archives: Jessica Korman

Tziki Eisenberg – Jerusalem Photographer

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Tziki Eisenberg is a teacher of art and photography at the Ein Karem High School in Jerusalem. He studied Photography a the Bezalel Academy for Art and Design in Jerusalem and works with children with many organizations, especially with youth at risk.
He is also the recipient of  the  “Teacher Artist“ Scholarship by the Israeli Ministry of Culture.

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Loony for LEGO!

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Last week I wrote about LEGO’s new Architecture Series featuring Frank Lloyd Wright, which led me to look for other LEGO inspired items. Check out some of these truly unique finds:

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Quicky Saturday Post – Frank Lloyd Wright and LEGO

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What do you get when you put a legendary American architect together with an iconic Danish building block toy?

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Jerusalem Ceramic Artist – Osnat Avniel

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Osnat Avniel studied ceramics and glass at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. She currently works and teaches in her studio at 33 HaLamed Heh Street in Jerusalem.
She gave me a statement about her work, rather than summarize it, I would like to share it in her own words:

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Elena Wainberg – Jerusalem Artist

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Elena Wainberg is an MA student in Hebrew University, studying international relations. She started drawing and painting when she was 16 and has been doing it ever since. She takes drawing lessons from Binyamin Klezel, an Israeli/Russian artist. During April she took part in the City Meet Artists project.

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The Campbell Apartment

Though now a Jerusalemite, I am a New Yorker by birth and you know what they say, you can take the girl out of the city but you can’t take the city out of the girl. So, while I love featuring local art, architecture and design, I may, every now and then, hark back to the alter heim.

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The Campbell Apartment in the Grand Central Terminal in midtown Manhattan, though referred to as “the apartment” was never residential, rather leased as office space to tycoon John W. Campbell by the Vanderbilts.

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Mallory Serebrin Jacobs – Jerusalem Artist

Originally hailing from Salt Lake City, Utah, Mallory Serebrin is an award-winning artist and potter living and working in Jerusalem.   In 1998 she founded Studio ArtWorks – The Jerusalem Ceramic Art Center where she conducts ceramics classes, workshop and camps for children and adults of all ages. Always up for interesting and challenging projects, she is also available for custom interior work like kitchen backsplashes and other tile work. 

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Jerusalem Pottery

If you are planning a trip to the Old City of Jerusalem be sure to make Jerusalem Pottery one of your stops. Owned by brothers Stepan and Berge Karakashian, and son Hagop, it is located at 15 Via Dolorosa. The Karakashian family has been producing the signature Armenian ceramics, tiles and pottery in Jerusalem since 1922. The above blue and white floral motif can be displayed in any room of your house, whether it be as a kitchen backsplash or beautiful coffee table top.

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4U Gifts

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Whether you are looking for a full service set of Villeroy & Boch China or the latest OXO kitchen gadget, 4U Gifts in Jerusalem, has got it all. From classic cutlery to local Israeli craftsmanship, you’ll be sure to find what you’re looking for.

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Quicky Post: Floor Plan Dinnerware

Just came across these and having just completed a course that focused mainly on drafting, I just had to share!

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