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Jewish Art Makeover

Judaica artists push the envelope by reinventing some religious objects.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/jewish_art_makeover_20010907

A women's tefillin set with a beaded velvet box and blue satin straps. A silver "Kiddush" cup in which ceremonial wine passes through a delicately crafted silver net formed from the Hebrew word for "blessed." A sukkah with brightly painted walls made of the long, plastic strips found in industrial-sized refrigerators -- and furnished with stools and a mirrored table symbolizing the self-reflection expected during the High Holy Days.

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