Ben Zion Signature Art

The story behind Ben Zion Art

“You did this??” Upon hearing about our new business initiative – Ben Zion Fine Arts, people kept asking us these questions. “How did you do this? When did you do this? How did this all

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Kosel Kotel Artwork on Wall Holy Places

I’m not modern

“I’m not modern but my design taste is refined and my quality standards are high.” Sound familiar? I hear this a lot. And so the old colored Gedolim photos with a wooden frame just dont

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Metal Stainless Steel Detail Artwork of Gedolim and Holy Places

Airplanes and artworks?

What does metal for airplanes and artworks have in common? Not much, except me! Metal comes in all types and strengths. I know, I work with it every day, all day as an aeronautical engineer.

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People looking at Jewish art at a fair in Brooklyn

My North American Adventure

My latest overseas art trip to revisit New York and New Jersey and to debut in Canada was full of adventures and many learning curves. Some of the highlights include: I am used to the

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Hidur event

Metal art and colorful art?

Metal art integrates with colorful art so incredibly beautifully. I saw this so clearly at our latest art evening with Ben Zion Metal Arts together with the Hidur Gallery in Bet Shemesh. As we set

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rav kook and rav soloveitchik pictures on wall

Jewish Geography

Us Jews we are intrinsically connected on so many levels. There is the historic connection the geographic connection and the hashkafic connection and then these are all influenced by 🏃 where our family originated and

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Rav Alter with a portrait of the pnei menachem

Rav Alter and our artwork

The final invitation had just been sent out. The annual shul siyum was happening. Each person was checking to ensure that they had completed the learning they took upon themselves the year before, ready for

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Gdeolim pictures of many rabbonim on the wall

Survival through connection

Jews have survived the generations through their connection to their Rabbonim Its our trademark secret In fact it’s a halacha And it doesn’t matter if you are Ashkenazi, Sephardi, Chassidik or Litvish Or if you

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Pnei Menachem Gerrer rebbe portrait

Jewish history

Our Jewish history is our strength. Jewish history gives us the strength to create a new Jewish reality We keep ourselves connected to our mesora and our leaders on a yearly cycle and use it

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YossiG Jewish architect in Williamsburg meets with Ben Zion

Presenting to YossiG Design

Travelling to East Williamsburg was quite an adventure. Not your typical Jewish neighborhood. The lobby of the building was so beautifully and creatively designed that we knew we were entering a professional creative space. As

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Gedolim pictures on the wall of a beautiful kitchen. Rav Kanievsky, Rav Shteinman, Rav Finkel

Two weeks without my wife

My wife went away for 2 weeks to visit her family. She left us with everything we needed. Freezer packed, tasks defined, schedule, phone numbers and everything that we might need to get through. We

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Mishpacha magazine article with Naama Goldberg


Kids, we are in Mishpacha! No Ima, YOU are in Mishpacha. No! WE are in Mishpacha! The article titled “Meet Naama Goldberg” in the Mishpacha magazine seemed to imply this was all about one person.

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pnei menachem rav shayale

Laser cutting metal lessons

What I learnt working with laser cutting metal: Lasers strength is variable – if the intensity is too low you can’t cut cleanly but if it’s too high you’ll damage the material. The thickness of

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rav shteinman rav gustman rav finkal

Minimalism is a breath of fresh air

Minimalism takes form, color, and space and reduces them to such simplicity to attain their essential nature. At this point, the philosophy goes, one can’t remove anything else from the design to improve it further in

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chofetz chayim lubabich

Our space is precious

Our space is precious. And powerful. It impacts our productivity. It impacts our well being. It impacts our growth. Wall art has to be integrated into our space in our homes and offices in a

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rav shteinman rav gustman

The top ranking keyword on Etsy

Did you know what the top ranking keyword on Etsy for the last few months is?? minimalist! so what is minimalism then? At its core, minimalist design (or minimalism) is functional. No extras, no waste.

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Chofetz Chaim photo on the wall of an office

I wanted a home not a house

When we got married, we started rearranging our belongings to create the beginning of a house. But I was really working towards creating a home – a Jewish home. The mezuzos went up first, the

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ovadia yosef baba sali

Good art evokes strong emotion

Design evokes emotion. Good art evokes strong emotion. My mother-in-law is a contemporary artist. For close to a decade she focused on the theme of “War and Play”. Her body of work for her degree

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rav soloveitchik rav kook rav sheinberg metal portrait rav moshe feinstein metal portrait

I connect to beautiful things

I connect to beautiful things. Don’t get me wrong, I am a very spiritual person, but I enjoy beautiful things. I naturally gravitate towards them with no encouragement. And if I find something unattractive or

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Sephardi chachamim portraits in gallery on wall

Jew in a foreign land

Leaving Yeshiva was a big decision. Deciding to study engineering in a university was also a big decision. Understanding the issues I was about to face in my new surroundings did not let me sleep

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Pnei Menachem portrait in office

Ase Lecha Rav

How am I supposed to have a kesher with a Rav when I am at work most of the day? Creating a connection with a Rav is of utmost importance in maintaining a strong connection

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Litvak gedolim portraits from Ben Zion fine arts

Find your community!

When we emigrated we left a thriving community that I was an intrinsic part of.⠀⠀We knew we had to move and we were grateful for the opportunity to move to an established torah community with

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metal gedolim artworks in hotel lobby

Two day shabbos in New Zealand?

The international dateline has no bearing in halacha but it can cause quite a headache when crossing the halachik dateline. The international dateline is situated 180 degrees from Greenwich in London and very conveniently cuts

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Gedolim pictures in lobby of office

Chag at work

The flimsy nature of the sukkah can represent the uncertainty in our own lives. This feels especially resonant in 2021. We do not know what the future holds. Who will be struck by Covid, or

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rebbe picture on succah wall

Games or Chinuch?

Two months before Succot my boys came back from shul with a few small cards with pictures of Gedolei Yisroel. Its the latest series, they said. We get doubles so we can also swap with

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Moshe feinstein picture on our succah wall

Our succos story

Succot was pivotal in developing our metal gedolim artworks. Our strong desire to hang Gedolim pictures in our home as a focal point for our family values and inspiration never went away, but we never

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modern gedolim portraits in contemporary office

Never stop learning.

At yeshiva, in your office, in your home It’s hard to be a professional and keep connected to your learning. Here are some tips to connect your yeshiva years to your office life: 👉 listen

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