We are proud to present to you a reproduction of the works of a very young Israeli artist: David Braka . His drawings are reproduced on 9oz velvet paper, of very high quality. His know-how, his hyper-realistic style will make you appreciate his works representing Hafets 'Haïm .
Available in different sizes for all tastes and all budgets: 7,9"x11,8" - 11,8"×15,7" - 23,6"×15,7".
To feel the Blessing of Chafets Chaim close to you!
Rabbi Israel Meir Hacohen, is better known as the Chofetz Chaim (desire for life), from the name of his most famous work, which deals with the laws of backbiting. The 'Hafets 'Chaim was born in Belarus on February 6, 1838, into a modest but learned family. In 1862/63, he moved to Minsk, then to Vilna where he earned his living as a teacher of religious subjects.
In 1917, he became one of the founders of an organization still active in Israel and around the world: Agudat Israel, which is a Jewish Orthodox movement aimed at opposing secularism and rising socialism in Eastern Europe. and its corollary: secular Zionism. He will refuse to be ordained Rav and to receive a salary for his activities, in particular, when he gives advice to those who come to consult him.
It was during this time that his reputation within the Jewish world of the East grew; stories of his wisdom and leniency spread among the people. It is above all his humility and his humanism, coupled with the breadth and depth of his work that earned him a place among the greatest rabbis in the history of the Jewish people.
It is said that a visitor noticed that the illustrious Rav was extremely hard of hearing, and offered him treatment options. The Rav was moved by this, and pointed out that, in the current state of the matter, he did not hear gossip or gossip and other trivialities, and that, on the other hand, those who wanted to tell him something spoke directly to his ears.
He died in 1933 in Radin where he was buried, shortly before Hitler's rise. It is said on this subject that he often used to exclaim brutally that "millions were going to die and that nothing was done", a sign that he felt the rise of ambient anti-Semitism even before we spoke. of the Final Solution.
Who is David BRAKA?
David Braka born in Nice in 1993. It was from an early age that he began to show an unusual love for drawing and painting. Student of the School of Fine Arts in Versailles , he decided to give up everything to find his land, Israel, and pursue his inner spiritual journey.
It was during these yeshiva years that the artist began to represent the Rebbe of Lubavitch, followed by other great names.
"I want to represent the force of the Torah. I want this force to be palpable, to be able to touch it.".
Combatant in the army then raises to Betsalel School of Fine Arts , David now lives in Jerusalem with his wife and son, and tries to create "a new art, close to every Jew and every human being".
- Designed by Israeli artist David Braka
- Available in 3 different sizes: 20 x 30 cm - 30×40 cm - 60×40 cm
- Sold unframed
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