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Malek Jandali

Malek Jandali: Syrian-American composer, pianist, activist

Syrian-American composer, pianist and humanitarian activist Malek Jandali talks about his international mission to preserve and protect Syria’s rich embattled heritage and to build peace through music and education.  In this spirit, he founded an annual competition for young pianists … View full post

Leafages

credo1leaf·ages noun ˈlē-fijs : a mixed media art form created by Hazel Kahan Leafages are made from real leaves, vines and tendrils interwoven with calligraphy, decorative pen and ink flourishes and imaginary Latin botanical names. They are best framed and hung on walls or given to friends.

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Where I’m from?

This personal story was published in 2paragraphs in June, 2013. This is the first time I’ve tried to write in two paragraphs.  It’s a powerful format.  Perhaps you’ll give it a try!

  • About Hazel

    Photo Gianna Volpe courtesy of the Suffolk TimesBorn to German Jewish refugee physicians in Lahore (now Pakistan, then British India) Hazel has lived, studied and worked in many places--India, England, Australia, Israel and the United States. She makes her home in the woods of the eastern end of Long Island, New York where she produces the art of leafages, the radio sounds of Tidings and writes about growing up Jewish in Lahore. Read more about Hazel...
  • Leafages

    credo1Leafages are made from real leaves, vines and tendrils interwoven with calligraphy, decorative pen and ink flourishes and imaginary Latin botanical names. Leafages contain a philosophical or inspirational thought, quotation or verse from sages, poets or religious texts. Some leafages are specially created for an individual, a couple or a family with words or leaves reflecting their personal narrative.
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