Yossl Bergner , who recently left us , painted eerie and heartfelt portraits of inanimate objects springing to life form  recollections of the Holocaust.

Here we see the Havdolo spice box , one of three objects of holyceremony used to depict the difference between the Sabbath and the rest of the week. The opther two are the Kiddush cup for wine and the several wick candle for fire.

Havdolo by Yosl Bergner. Litho. Signed in pencil by artist