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My Story

Free-diving meditation

In Abu Lavie, My Story, Oil on Canvas, Paintings

Perhaps the most basic technique to enter a meditative state is to focus your attention on your breathing, and that’s why Free-diving is inherently meditative. Free-divers exercise breathing before and after they dive, and during diving they hold their breath until they resurface. When…

Contemporary prayer

In My Story, Oil on Canvas, Terrenero

It is challenging to discuss the essence of prayer without delving into an exhausting philosophical debate. I aim to live a conscious life full of meaning, but at the same time, I realize how tiny I am, and how insignificant…

The end of Paradise

In Izquierdo, My Story, Oil on Canvas

It’s hard to believe, and feels strange for me to say, that my girlfriend and I will soon celebrate 25 years of living happily together. Obviously, we had our ups and downs, but in the first 15 years we were…

Ceramic tiles and a holy mission

In My Story, Oro, terracotta

Life is unpredictable. I never imagined that I will establish a foundation for children in the Dominican Republic, and that I will become so deeply involved with other people’s life. In 2010, after approximately two years of operating “Fundacion Marlee-Jo”,…

The Wakona Dream

In My Story, Oil on Canvas, Paintings, Wakona

In my dream, I woke up on a remote tropical island, all by myself. It was an amazing creation of God; Turquoise water, white sand beaches,  and coconut trees all around. I immersed myself in the harmonious nature, and surrendered…

Chingui

In Chingui, Identities, My Story, Oil on Canvas

Hopefully you’ve noticed by now that I sign my works under different names of identities I invent. Most of my identities represent who I was and what I went through in certain periods. They document spiritual journeys, real adventures, and…

My 2nd childhood in Las-Terrenas

In My Story, Oil on Canvas, Oro, Paintings

Yes, we dreamed about living in a tropical peaceful place, but our daily reality in Las-Terrenas surpassed all our dreams. “What are you doing there?” Friends kept asking, and my girlfriend and I usually replied “Opening Coconuts!”, which we did, but…

Lessons from the Almogan Art Gallery

In Almogan, My Story

The Almogan Art Gallery was founded by my girlfriend Limor and I, in Rishpon village in Israel. In February 1997, after a few months of renovations and preparations, we officially opened the gates of the gallery to the public. We…

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