menucha.page.fine.art Repairing Reality. The Hebrew letter "ayin" represents the 70 ancient nations of the world, from which the vast majority of today's nations derive. The Temple in Jerusalem was a place of worship for all nations until its destruction. The Sages wrote that if it were understood what the value of the Temple was to the entire world, the nations would rebuild it out of gold and silver. The shadow of the letter ayin is the Hebrew letter "gimmel" representing the kindliness of God through which all reality was created and is maintained. In the end of days, that kindliness will be revealed again to all the nations and to all the world. May that happen soon and in our days. Ink and paint on metal.