Heather G. Stoltz is a fiber artist who creates quilted wall hangings and fabric sculptures inspired by social justice issues, parenthood, and Jewish texts. Stoltz, named as one of The Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” for 2012, received a 2011 Manhattan Community Art Funds grant for Temporary Shelter, her installation piece about homeless New Yorkers. Her work has been exhibited nationally and featured in Quilts and Human Rights, Painted Pomegranates and Needlepoint Rabbis, Jewish Threads, and several other publications. She was a Drisha Arts Fellow 2008 – 2010 and was an Artist‐inResidence at the 2008 National Havurah Committee Summer Institute. Heather lives in Westchester County, NY with her husband Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman and their two children.
Temple Israel Center in White Plains, NY
These Torah covers were commissioned for Temple Israel Center in White Plains, NY. Each of the seven Torah covers features one of the seven species and the covers are used during the High Holidays. A matching table cover features vines and leaves which use the same fabrics as the Torah covers.