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"Blessed are You, O Lord, Our God, King of the universe, Who selected us from all the peoples and gave us His Torah, Blessed are You, O Lord, Giver of the Torah.
Blessed are You, O Lord, Our God, King of the universe, who gave us the Torah of truth and implanted eternal life within us. Blessed are You, O Lord, Giver of the Torah."
This image is the expression of the blessings that frame the chanting of a portion of Torah. The honor of saying these blessings is called an aliyah, 'going up' to the Torah.
God is exemplified by the color red at the top of the painting with his wide influence raining down in the drips and bands of color. The red bands that head down to the red circle represent the giving of Torah at Mount Sinai. This revelation happened in the second book of Moses. Each of the rectangles symbolizes one of the five books of Moses.
The painting has at its center, the silhouette of the Torah scrol...