Visu­al Arts

Par­sha Posters

  • From the Publisher
March 29, 2018

The Par­sha Posters project uti­lizes a bold, graph­ic aes­thet­ic to tell Bib­li­cal sto­ries in a sur­pris­ing new way. Inspired by mod­ern min­i­mal­ist graph­ic design, these 54 illus­tra­tions embody the emo­tions and char­ac­ters of the par­shat hashavua (week­ly Torah por­tion) in a con­tem­po­rary visu­al lan­guage. They also incor­po­rate inno­v­a­tive Hebrew typog­ra­phy: each poster crafti­ly inte­grates the Hebrew name of the par­sha into the design. Tak­en togeth­er, these images offer a cut­ting-edge vision of engage­ment with the Torah. Now, in Par­sha Posters, the whole series is col­lect­ed and print­ed in vibrant col­or, with each illus­tra­tion pre­sent­ed along­side an orig­i­nal trans­la­tion of the bib­li­cal vers­es it por­trays. The book is a win­dow to a fresh under­stand­ing of our sacred text, a start­ing point for cre­ative approach­es to Torah learn­ing, and proof of the poten­tial of Jew­ish tra­di­tion to remain rel­e­vant and com­pelling today.

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