Another face of Tel Aviv: the brilliant and wild range forms of street art. These unique works of art, mainly found to the south and center of the city, offer a variety of new and exciting form and styles, from stenciling, aerosols, acrylics and pasting – and many are demonstrably the work of extremely talented artists.

I just started to discover the shoegazer/ neo-psych scene of Israel. If you know any other great bands, feel free to send me!

coffeeanddonatus:

An abracadabrangle (1726).
The famous abracadabra typographic triangle makes an appearance in Pierre Guarin’s Grammaticae Hebraicae et Chaldaicae, ex optimis quae hactenus prodierunt, nova facilique methodo concinnatae, tomus II (Paris: Typis Jacobi Collombat, 1726-1728).

coffeeanddonatus:

An abracadabrangle (1726).

The famous abracadabra typographic triangle makes an appearance in Pierre Guarin’s Grammaticae Hebraicae et Chaldaicae, ex optimis quae hactenus prodierunt, nova facilique methodo concinnatae, tomus II (Paris: Typis Jacobi Collombat, 1726-1728).

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És azt tudtad,

hogy az abrakadabra kifejezés héber/arám eredetű? Az abra annyit tesz teremteni (fogok), míg a kadabra jelentése: amint mondtam.

savage-america:

Exorcism (prayer to rid her of the spirit of her dead husband). Document found at a Cairo synagogue, 17th century.

savage-america:

Exorcism (prayer to rid her of the spirit of her dead husband).
Document found at a Cairo synagogue, 17th century.

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marie-madeleinehasablog:

Parokhet, Venice, Italy, 1676

marie-madeleinehasablog:

Parokhet, Venice, Italy, 1676

booksnbuildings:

"Amsterdam’s Ets Haim – Livraria Montesinos is the oldest Jewish library in the world, having enjoyed international acclaim since the Golden Age. The collected works of Ets Haim Library comprise over 500 manuscripts dating back to 1282 and 30,000 printed works dating back to 1484 – including works by philosopher Baruch Spinoza.”

booksnbuildings:

"Amsterdam’s Ets Haim – Livraria Montesinos is the oldest Jewish library in the world, having enjoyed international acclaim since the Golden Age. The collected works of Ets Haim Library comprise over 500 manuscripts dating back to 1282 and 30,000 printed works dating back to 1484 – including works by philosopher Baruch Spinoza.”

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jewsinmedievalart:

The Kennicott Bible, Spain, 1476
This figure, illustrating Parsha Balak, is the prophet Balaam, shown here not with his famous ass, but with an astrolabe and a jaunty beret.

jewsinmedievalart:

The Kennicott Bible, Spain, 1476

This figure, illustrating Parsha Balak, is the prophet Balaam, shown here not with his famous ass, but with an astrolabe and a jaunty beret.