Raphael Abecassis was born in Marrakesh, Morocco in 1953, lives in the South of Israel, where creates his vibrant and festive scenes of Jewish life. All his creations are Individual telling stories of culture and religion of the Jewish people. His works enlighten collectors and art fans around the world with the symbolism and history of Judaism . He works extensively with the decoupage medium, meticulously building layers into 3-D creations of figures, Biblical verses and religious imagery. He is considered one of the most original and distinctive art masters creating art today. and distinctive masters creating art today. He also creates original watercolor and abstract lithograph and serigraph prints of Jewish holidays , simcha celebrations and culture and traditions.