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Window of the Month
Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Akiva Hebrew Day School (formerly known as Congregation Beth Achim)

Artist Name: Vera Sattler

City: Southfield

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Subject/Title of Window: First Day

Brief Description of Subject: Description of stained glass windows in main sanctuary
The Seven Days of Creation
Six windows spell as in Hebrew from right to left bereshit “In the beginning…each window showing one of the six letters and the seventh one, because it is a day of rest.
Window I
“Now the Earth was unformed and void and darkness was upon the face of the deep and the spirit of God hovered over the efface of the waters, and the God said “Let there be light” and God divided the light from the darkness and God called the light day and the darkness he called night.
The heavy zig zag line dividing the light and dark depicts the dramatic and powerful decrees …Let there be light but the light is different from the later sunlight.

First Day
First Day

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