New at the HUC-JIR Judaica Gallery

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Minneapolis-based artist Donna Matles creates hand-turned contemporary torah pointers—yads—of exotic, precious woods and sterling silver inlay.  Both elegant and well-balanced, these timeless yads can become a part of your family heritage.

From top to bottom:
Olive wood, sterling silver bead, hand cuff with 14K gold cuff link: $175, plus shipping and handling.
Wenge wood, sterling silver bead: $130, plus shipping and handling.
Cardinal wood, sterling silver 80 dot inlay, cuff bracelet: $350, plus shipping and handling.
Ebony wood, rutilated quartz, sterling silver disks: $250, plus shipping and handling.
Olive wood, sterling silver bead – a classic: $175, plus shipping and handling.
Cardinal wood, sterling silver bead, sterling silver inlaid vowels: $300, plus shipping and handling.

To purchase, please contact: 212-824-2218, museumnyc@huc.edu.  Purchase with your American Express card and receive double Membership Rewards points!


Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's leading institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding. www.huc.edu