Stained Glass banner image

Featured Window

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

Click any image to enlarge.


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: Sixth 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 VI
God said, let the earth bring forth the living creatures after its kind, and God said let us make man in our image and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and fowl of the air, and over cattle and every creeping thing.. and God blessed them…be fruitful and multiply and replenish the earth and subdue it… I have given you every herb yielding seed. And every tree in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed…to you it shall be for food and to everything that creepeth upon the earth, every green herb for food…
Above male and female unite surrounded by the double helix of the DNA chain which is necessary to pass on hereditary traits, also in the background cellular and molecular particles, but since mankind has dominion over cattle and other works of God hands, they are positioned above. Below are domestic animals and fowl and seed bearing and food plants

Six Day
Six Day

The MSGC is a constantly evolving database. Not all the data that has been collected by volunteers has been sorted and entered. Not every building has been completely documented.

All images in the Index are either born-digital photographs of windows or buildings or are scans of slides, prints, or other published sources. These images have been provided by volunteers and the quality of the material varies widely.

If you have any questions, additions or corrections, or think you can provide better images and are willing to share them, please contact