Waltman Four Seasons
Date Sivan 5769
The four seasons, combined with the bride's love and close connection to her family and also the couple's love of Israel was the focus of this ketuba's design. Within each vignette landscape are the names of the family on both sides of the bride and groom.
They chose four extracts to illuminate the four sides.
Winter. The Arava. Here you can see the Massada fortress and some rain.
Spring. The Golan. Typical of springtime in Israel, the wildflowers abound ... but in this particular scene, the artist added something personal to the groom's heritage ... a few tulips.
Summer. Jerusalem. Very few ketubot pass by a scene of Jerusalem. This is a midnight summer's sky complete with a comet and the Montefiore windmill.
Fall. Tiberias. The Sea of Galille (the Kinneret) abounds in ochres and browns, the color of Fall. The Arbel, covered in the Fall with yellow wildflowers, is visible in the background. To understand what the Arbel is, follow this link.