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  4/24/2013, Iyar 14, 5773

Renewed International Interest in Hevron Area Painter


For decades Baruch Nachshon has been a well known personality in the local art world. Now thanks to a new website, his works are gaining international interest. Nachshon, one of the founders of the efforts to repatriate the communities of Hevron and Kiriyat Arab, is known for his elaborate brightly colored paintings depicting Biblical cities or scenes. His children, more internet savvy that he, has uploaded photos of his works online. Nachshon spoke to Arutz Sheva news about his new found fame on Wednesday. "Tunisia, Jordan, Indonesia, Russia and America, both Jews, Gentiles, it is amazing," he commented on the traffic his new site is gaining.