Shir Hashirim asher Le Shlomo; King Solomon was known for his wisdom‚ his wealth and his writings. The Song of Solomon has provided generations with some of the most passionate and most lasting love poetry ever recorded. The Song of Songs‚ which is also called Song of Solomon and in Hebrew Shir Hashirim is one of the five scrolls of the Bible. It is thought by some to be an allegorical representation of the relationship of God and Israel as husband and wife.
Songs of Solomon has been one of the most widely read and celebrated romantic poem in Western literature and excerpts or verses of this book have been illustrated by many artists along the generations.
In the Sephardi Jewish community it is recited every Friday night. As the main characters of the Song are simply a woman and a man‚ and the poem suggests movement from courtship to consummation those text make a great gift for weddings and anniversaries. We collected an array of illustrated text of Song of Songs for you to enjoy and give as meaningful gifts. If you're looking for a beautiful and meaningful Jewish art print to give as a wonderful gift or just to love forever as a piece of treasured art in your own home the illustrated verses of Songs of Solomon that you will find browsing this section in our website are just perfect.
We chose some beautiful Songs of Solomon Illustrations by Israeli artists that accurately convey the sensuality of the original text and are vividly illustrated for you to enjoy. This is your opportunity to dive into the magical imagery and metaphor that is the Song of Solomon that is dedicated to the romantic union of man and woman as a metaphor describing the bond between G-d and the Jewish people.
The delightful picture of The Judgment of Solomon by Gustave Dore was taken from our family Bible that was a treasured gift my grandfather received almost a hundred years ago.
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