An imaginary tale taking place in Jerusalem in the early twentieth century. Malka (a girl’s name, and Hebrew for ‘queen’) wants to dress up as a queen for Purim. A wondrous encounter with the artist Boris Schatz, the founder of Betzalel Art Academy, makes her wish come true. A story of friendship and bonding that introduces children to a chapter in the cultural and artistic history of modern Israel.
This story is about making dreams come true: Malka dreamed of a Purim costume, and Boris Schatz dreamed of opening an art school in the Land of Israel. Malka, a Queen in Jerusalem introduces readers to Boris Schatz, the founder of Bezalel Art School, and shows them just how powerful arts and faith ...Read More