Images of the Ark (Aron ha Kodesh)

 

Images of the Aron ha Kodesh, or Ark — the place where Torah scrolls are kept — in a number of synagogues around Europe.  The frame of the actual niche or cabinet was often elaborately decorated, to underscore the importance of the Torah.

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