Best of Brooklyn: Sculptor Alex Aronov

March 23, 2016 2:49 PM

Graggers are wooden noisemakers that Jewish people clap

Graggers are wooden noisemakers that Jewish people clap together to celebrate the holiday. (March 23, 2016 2:41 PM)

The Jewish holiday of Purim, which commemorates the saving of Jews living in the ancient Persian Empire, began Wednesday night.

Brooklyn sculptor Alex Aronov is making artisan graggers to help celebrate.

Graggers are wooden noisemakers that Jewish people clap together to celebrate the holiday.

Aronov's graggers are made from recycled wood taken from tables at Masbia Soup Kitchen...

 

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