Yossi Gur Arye is a blacksmith in Ofra, a town in Binyamin at the foot of the renowned Ba’al Hatzor mountain ridge. His medium is metal but his profession is just one way he professes his faith, love of his family and people and attachment to his country.
The same material and skills can be channeled into beauty or weapons of war. He’s chosen the former because it is a choice, one that we all have- even how to wield our words. “Neither shall they learn war anymore”. Amen.