On Hebrew calligraphy

14.12.08. Moscow, AEN (Rakhel Levina) — Moscow is hosting the Days of Hebrew Calligraphy within the Mystery of the World’s Calligraphy exhibition.

Organizers: The National Union of Calligraphers and MVK, the International Exhibition Company with the assistance of the Israeli cultural centre in Moscow.

Avraham Borshevsky Israeli calligrapher, expert in Judaic sacred texts (Jerusalem, Israel) will make a presentation on the Kosher Calligraphy subject at the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy on December 14th.

Avraham Borshevsky was born in 1970 in Korosten, Ukraine, and grew up in Leningrad (now St.Petersburg) Russia. He received his artistic education from the Department of Architecture of the Leningrad Civil Engineering Institute. Borshevsky became an expert in Judaic sacred texts and a master of canonic Hebrew calligraphy at Jerusalemite Shvut Ami Yeshiva. Avraham Borshevsky′s illuminated manuscripts have been displayed at exhibitions in Jerusalem (Israel), Moscow (Russia), Boca Raton (Florida, USA) and Bratislava (Slovakia).

In 2004, Borshevsky wrote a unique Mezuzah parchment, which was documented by the Guinness World Records as the largest mezuzah in the history. The master′s works have been used as prestigious custom-designed gifts and are located in 26 countries around the world.

Source: Agency of Hebrew News – AEN (www.aen.ru)