This type of papercut is often referred to as a "shviti," a form of mizrach whose name comes from the verse,"Sh'viti Hashem l'negdi tamid," "I will keep God at the forefront of my mind at all times." This verse is seen in the circles at the top of the papercut. Below the lions and menorah is a verse from Ashrei, which is recited three times daily, "God is close to those who call upon him, to those who call upon him sincerely." (Psalm 145:18) (papercut 11.5" x 14.5") S004

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