WindowBuilding Name: Temple Beth Israel
Artist Name: A. Raymond Katz
Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)
Date of Window: 1964
Subject/Title of Window: Peace
Brief Description of Subject: The Peace Window teaches that peace will flow from good deeds and justice. "And they shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning-hooks . . ." A fist grasps the handle of a sword, but its blade is being forged into a plowshare in the eternal flame of God. The flames turn into stars, rays of hope that reach up and explode into the word Shalom, meaning peace. The flames suggest the form of a burning bush whose branches burn steadily but are never consumed - for peace must be pursued continually.
Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass, Vitreous Paint
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