Ark Lions with Decalogue

20th century

Cut out two-dimensional lions surrounded by painted decalogue.  The lions are gold with protruding red tongues and decorator thumb-tack eyes.  The tablets are in white with gold outlined blue letters.

Identifer: CJF.2009.001.061

Ark / Aharon HaKodesh & Its Ornaments

University of Cincinnati Hillel Collection

Donated to the University of Cincinnati Hillel Collection in 1995.

Provenance  Sha’are Zion, Atlantic City, New Jersey
History           This tiny Orthodox Congregation met in a store-front location in Atlantic City.  The congregation was served for many years by a Rabbi Shapiro and closed its doors in the 1970s.  


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