Hammath Tiberias Synagogue
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אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
CJA Ancient Jewish Art-18-0030083
The rectangular panel depicting the sanctuary implements is situated at the south end of the nave, above the zodiac panel. A Torah ark flanked by two seven-branched menorahs is depicted in the center of the panel. Each menorah is set amongst a shovel, a shofar and the four species. The Toraha ark is composed of two closed doors flanked by two columns. A curtain which conceals part of the doors is tied in center. The columns stand on plain pedestals and are crowned by Ionic capitals. The Torah ark is surmounted by a gable, with a conch in the center The two seven-branched menorahs are composed of alternating oval and pomegranate-shaped links. The menorahs' branches stems are surmounted by seven burning lamps. Each flame is bent towards the center of the menorah. The base of each menorah is composed of a circular disk, supported by three legs shaped as lion's paws which stand on plain pedestals. The four species, set to the left of each menorah comprise an ethrog bound together with a lulav, hadas and aravah. A shofar and shovelare depicted to the right of each menorah. The background of the panel is decorated with flower buds. The panel is framed by a multi-strand guilloche.
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CJA Ancient Jewish Art-18-0030083
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Voices within the ark : the modern Jewish poets / edited by Howard Schwartz & Anthony Rudolf ; [cover ill. by John Swanson].Book
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Elias Montefiore (MM's parents) with four of their eight children. Six year old Moses standing next to his father.Archive
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