• Queen Esther, 2003, Oil on Canvas, 43 x 63 in

    Queen Esther

    Using her feminine grace, Queen Esther convinced the decadent King Ahasuerus to avert a plot to murder all Jews in ancient Persia. Noticing many similarities between parties described in the Biblical story of Esther and nightclub raves, I painted Queen Esther as “Queen of Nightlife.”. The world of Ahasuerus and the world of nightlife both […]

  • Rebecca, 2000, Oil on Canvas, 40 x 40 in

    Rebecca

    Orit’s first Biblical painting portrays the Biblical heroine Rebecca as she draws water from the well to give to Abraham’s servant, who was sent to find a suitable wife for his son Isaac.

  • Pinchas, 2002, Oil on Canvas, 53 x 65 in

    Pinchas

    And when Pinchas, the son of Elazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose up from among the congregation and took a spear in his hand, and he went after the man of Israel to the tent, and thrust both of them through, the man of Israel and the woman through her […]

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The Settler Blog

YehudaGlic+Parentsby Orit Arfa

Interview with Yehudah Glick, the “Smiling Survivor”

Having miraculously survived a late-October assassination attempt, Temple Mount activist Yehudah Glick and his supporters are upbeat, and stronger than ever in his status as an ‘extremist’ – of faith

My first real death threat

A talentless thug from Beit Jala writes me a “death rap” threatening me with sexual assault and murder

Givatayim – the new hip Tel Aviv satellite

Enjoy my article on the growing hipness of Givatayim, featured as the cover story in Jerusalem Post’s Metro Section. You could probably consider it like a cool neighborhood in Brooklyn, while Tel Aviv still remains Manhattan. The popular neighborhood pub Bogart on Katzenelson, Givatayim’s main street, was built in what was once the first DVD […]