Graphic Content: The Sacred Art and Beautiful Math of Rachel Braun

January 18, 2018 Waltham Free
(Courtesy Rachel Braun)
(Courtesy Rachel Braun)

What happens when you combine a passion for embroidery, Jewish text, math and graph paper?

Rachel Braun explores how Jewish texts can be embroidered—literally and figuratively—in original needlecraft designs. Braun is a Torah chanter, synagogue service leader, Jewish educator, and high school math and statistics teacher. Her talents—artistic, spiritual, and mathematical—come together in her book, “Embroidery and Sacred Text: New Designs in Jewish Needlework” (Bookbaby, 2017). Her website is

Co-sponsored by the Peacebuilding and the Arts Program at the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life and the Mathematics Department at Brandeis University.

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