Sheva Chaya Shaiman

After receiving her degree in visual arts and art history from Princeton University in 1997, Sheva Chaya Shaiman made aliyah to Tzfat, Israel, where she owns an art gallery. 

Israeli borosilicate glassblower and watercolor painter Sheva Chaya Shaiman, a member of an Israeli delegation visiting Columbus Jan. 21 to 23, will lead a glassblowing demonstration 6:15 p.m. Jan. 21 at Glass Axis at 610 W. Town St. in Columbus.

The demonstration is $10 per person, and registration is available at

Shaiman will then speak at “Food for Thought” with a dinner at 7 p.m. and lecture at 7:45 p.m. Jan. 22 at Congregation Torat Emet at 2375 E. Main St. in Columbus. The dinner is $25 per person, and registration is available at

Both events are presented by Ohr Torah Stone Amiel Bakehila, a cultural outreach program, in partnership with JewishColumbus, Congregation Torat Emet, Congregation Tifereth Israel and Temple Israel.

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