For Shavuot-The Festival Of Weeks…

Commemorating Chag Matan Torateinu, or Shavuot,the Festival of the Giving of our Torah, are these details from the illustrations for two portions, Yitro and Naso from the books of Exodus and Numbers, traditionally read on this holiday.

The full illustrations and complex symbolism on these pages are explained in greater detail in the AfterImages section of Between Heaven & Earth: An Illuminated Torah Commentary (Pomegranate, 2009) on pages 165-166. Your questions and comments are welcome!

The book may be purchased directly from Pomegranate, the publisher by calling: 1-800-227-1428 or visiting


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