Temple Beth Zion -Table of Contents

Temple Beth Zion - First Floor and East Window
Temple Beth Zion - OFFICIAL HOME PAGE

Windows/ Ten Commandment tablets/ Menorah artist:

Ben Shahn

Stained glass windows artist:

Shahn's paintings adapted by Benoit Gilsoul (BEN wah JEEL soul)

Windows fabricator:

Willet Studios

Temple status:

Included in the Linwood Preservation District


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Entrance behind the east wall.
The walls are bathed in a diffused natural light

Bimah:

Skylight

East stained glass window

  • Skylight
  • Commandment Tablets
  • East window

East window

Detail: east window

Detail: east window

Detail: east window

Detail: east window

Detail: east window

Menorah

First letter of a commandment in mosaic, followed by the rest of the text in gold leaf

Holy Ark with drawn curtains

Holy Ark with opened curtains



Torah in the  Holy Ark

Torah mantels in the Holy Ark




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Special thanks to Executive Director Mark Criden for his cooperation
and
Wendee G. Lorbeer
for her encouragement


Photos and their arrangement 2003 Chuck LaChiusa
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